Stuart Gordon

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A post-Katrina parable that’s smart, sobering, and frequently hilarious.
Smart, gonzo pulp
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  June 06, 2008

Open city

In the pioneering early-’80s days of the Toronto Film Festival, the audience actually rose before movie showings for a canned recording of “God Save the Queen.”
The 2007 Toronto Film Festival
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 18, 2007

Feel-bad cinema

This critic's been carping for decades about feel-good cinema, how lousy it makes me feel, and this year I got the misery I begged for.
Gerald Peary's year in movies
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 21, 2006


If the notion of Stuart Gordon, who made the cult hit Re-Animator , directing David Mamet material sounds odd, bear in mind that Gordon cut his teeth with Mamet in the Chicago theater. Watch the trailer for Edmond   (QuickTime)
Gordon serves up both kitsch and gore  
By TOM MEEK  |  August 30, 2006