Action Cinema That’s Beaten to Bloody Pulp
Good action films, like good horror movies, often suggest a political subtext (Paul Verhoeven’s “Robocop” being the ne plus ultra). “El Gringo” limply tries. Tossing money to law-abiding citizens appears to be its solution to the current cartel ...
New York ist ein Berliner
NEW YORK is in the middle of a culture fest celebrating Berlin ... The Goethe-Institut and the German consulate-general are showing photographs, the Museum of Modern Art is screening films about Berlin and the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Centre is screening ...
A harmonic convergence of movies on music stars
A spate of rock movies in the ... Speculating on the Dark Heart of Pop Cinema." Atkinson observes that few people's lives are shaped like the classic story arc of a screenplay. Films about true stories usually have to fudge the truth of actual events.
jackiechan has slowed down quite a bit in recent years, but when he was in his prime, he is known to submit his own headlines and not do things he's not capable of. Now in his twilight years, he's deferring to up-and-coming submitters.