Child-Like Wonder at E.T.

Death, Childhood, and Reeses Pieces
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Blade Runner’s Vision of Hell

A hellish vision of mortality. [Read more...]

The Godfather’s Justice

“For justice, we must go to Don Corleone.” [Read more...]

A Vertiginous Horror

A creepy psychodrama about heights and blondes. [Read more...]

No Savior for the Raging Bull

Scorsese’s bleak early masterpiece. [Read more...]

City Lights: Seeing Past the Surface

Is Chaplin’s classic as good as they say? [Read more...]

Touch of Depravity

Orson Welles’ second-best film. [Read more...]

Tyranny and Ranching on the ‘Red River’

An unsatisfying conclusion mars an otherwise enjoyable classic western. [Read more...]

Christ on Kane: On the Meaning of Rosebud

Is Citizen Kane the greatest movie ever made? [Read more...]

Wall-E: Pixar’s Sanctimonious Jerk

I hate Wall-E. I hate the cloying romance. I hate the mawkish sentimentalism. I hate the sanctimonious environmentalism. But mostly I hate that everyone else loves it. [Read more...]


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