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Review: Red Riding
The '70s were ugly enough wherever you lived, but to judge from the three 2009 British TV movies adapted from David Peace's Red Riding quartet (each novel named after a year between 1974 and 1983 — 1977 somehow got lost in the shuffle), nowhere more
| February 19, 2010
Style meets stylus
It's a credit to Pixar's success that so many animated films of the past decade have been compelled to sport the sheen of CGI. But now that filmmakers have wrung reality out of 1's and 0's, they're starting to cast their eyes on the next frontier.
Eastern-inspired digital delights at the Brattle
| June 12, 2009
Black and white and red all over
The most common problem afflicting video games these days is a deficit of imagination. So many releases look alike, sound alike, and play alike.
The stylish ultraviolence of MadWorld
| March 31, 2009
No longer is there an off-season or even a chance to catch our breath after the fall deluge.
A blizzard of new games
| December 29, 2008
Review: The Spirit
Awful on every level
| December 23, 2008
Cinema of Shadows
It’s not likely, but Judd Apatow’s pitch for Knocked Up might have sounded something like this.
We’re five years into the Iraq crisis, and Hollywood hasn't made a film about the war. Or is every film is about the war?
| June 06, 2007
Outside a Chippendale show you’ll never see this many half-clad beefcakes in a single gander.
So much testosterone...
| March 06, 2007
Brian K. Vaughan is one of the highest-profile writers in American comics right now, a hyper-prolific idea man whose projects are driven by crisp, suspenseful pacing and built around resonant metaphors.
Brian K. Vaughan’s world of comics
| January 02, 2007
Fractured fairy tales
Times are tough when the Dream Factory has a better grip on what’s going on than the people in Washington.
Fantasy and reality compete for the box office in 2007
| December 28, 2006
What happened to Aceyalone?
MAGNIFICENT CITY | Project Blowed/Decon
| January 23, 2006
Comics. Graphic novels. Sequential-art books. Call them what you will, but there are more of them than ever.
A sweet crop of graphic narratives
| January 01, 1900
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