POSTED // Apr 13,2012 - In a way, it’s fairly indefensible. The Raid: Redemption—subtitle added post-Sundance 2012 due to a trademark conflict—is little more than a flurry of ultraviolence in every possible
POSTED // Apr 6,2012 - The idea certainly isn’t one nobody has expressed before—credit to Brad Bird, on his audio commentary for The Incredibles—but I’m happy to steal it for the purposes of discussing Chico & Rita: Animation is not a genre.
POSTED // Mar 22,2012 - In its second year, the Utah Film Center’s Tumbleweeds Film Festival offers a lineup that once again challenges the notion that today’s kids can’t possibly process documentaries, mov
POSTED // Mar 16,2012 - Seriously, what the hell happened to Robert De Niro? Remember when he was the male counterpart to Meryl Streep—Greatest Living American Actor, incapable of giving a bad performance, a reliable indicator
POSTED // Mar 9,2012 - If you’ve spent any amount of time as a professional film critic, you get used to a few common rejoinders. We all know exactly what unhappy readers think about our thwarted real career goals, an
POSTED // Mar 2,2012 - “There’s more to this story than what’s on the page,” announces the titular character in Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (Danny DeVito) during the film’s proscenium prologue—and you can almost hear the desperation in his voice.