POSTED // Jun 24,2011 - In the court of public opinion, Conan O’Brien clearly emerged victorious in NBC’s mishandling of him, Jay Leno and The Tonight Show; I suppose there are people who took Leno’s side ...
POSTED // Jun 17,2011 - Writing about a Terrence Malick film—like the majestic, instantlyargument-provoking The Tree of Life—somehow can’t help turning into writing about the way people generally react to a
POSTED // Jun 17,2011 - Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A Type-A father learns the true value of family (and the complete silliness of overtime) after being confronted by an extraordinary, easily merchandisabl
POSTED // Jun 10,2011 - Give J.J. Abrams credit for having stones the size of bowling balls, because he practically gift-wraps the pike on which his science-fiction thriller Super 8 could be skewered. Early in the film, aspi
POSTED // Jun 10,2011 - Midnight in Paris invites film critics to participate in an annual event almost as steeped in tradition as bitching about the Oscars: Determining whether the latest Woody Allen movie ...
POSTED // Jun 3,2011 - Culturally, Americans are not a patient people. We’re infuriated when traffic slows us down, or when it takes longer than a few seconds for approximately all the knowledge in human history to be
POSTED // Jun 3,2011 - Unlike many Foreign Language Oscar nominees, 2011 nominee Incendies doesn’t fit into the tidy Academy-friendly box. Sure, it’s about the horrors of war, but not in the usual way. In its un