“The unspeakable after the uneatable” is how Oscar Wilde famously described the “sport” of fox hunting. The key word in his witticism is “unspeakable,” used to describe an aristocratic cla... Read More
“Peter Jackson: Tolkien Estate Rights Prevent More Middle-earth Films,” screamed an absurd recent headline. More Middle-earth films? Let’s not.
If the latest entry, “The Hobbit: The Battle ... Read More
The Top Five Reasons Why Chris Rock’s “Top Five” is the best film comedy of 2014.
1. The idea of Chris Rock as moviedom’s newest version of Woody Allen (or, once upon a time, Charlie Chapli... Read More
“Citizenfour” is the most important documentary of the film year. That doesn’t make it the best, though. That, it seems to me, is another subject altogether.
The raw facts of ... Read More
There’s a truly great film performance somewhere inside Tommy Lee Jones, it seems to me. We just haven’t seen it yet – not all of it anyway. We’ve only seen incredibly fascinating pieces of it... Read More