Friday, March 30, 2007

Live Free or Die: Give My Grievances to the Granite State

"The performers and the filmmakers’ intentions are in the right place but Live Free or Die never picks up enough steam to really elicit the kind of guffaws that the talent promises."

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

The Hawk is Dying: Animadversion on Wings

"...director Julian Goldberger raises the question, how long can a movie featuring an off-kilter Giamatti running around with a frenzied hawk on his shoulder exist before devolving into self-parody? The answer is, surprisingly long."

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Saturday, March 10, 2007

Maxed Out: Debt of Dishonor

" the end, I can’t deny that I did come away with a stronger impulse for being weary of credit card companies in the future. "

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

300: Spartan Aesthetics

"...every single element is so explicitly artificial that the viewer is forced to question everything, even the tiny ripples of inflation and deflation on Butler’s sizeable six-pack while he barks orders."

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