Like any critic who dared to show themselves less than impressed with Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight juggernaut, I caught a lot of abuse for my dismissive review. Being called a mouth-breathing mountain dweller and a hat-wearing Brooklynite is fine by me, but when my nerd cred was insulted, I knew it was time for a [...]
Prompted by the grand finale of Rome, we took another look at Cleopatra, which is one of those movies I can rewatch every few years. Compare-and-contrast is a fun enough game, and Marcy, who was never entirely sure which of the HBO characters were fictional, was entertained by noting differences in motivation and plot. Every [...]
Can’t say I’m not tickled by this: “[Fauth's] original review [is] the most thoughtful, non-condescending piece of writing done on [Revenge of the Sith] by any critic anywhere.” But vanity aside, the entire entry is well worth reading: “if David Lynch and Zhang Yimou can … be taken seriously, then Lucas is entitled to the [...]
Guess Wired printed my email to Steve Silberman as “letter to the editor” after all. Never saw the issue.