'True Detective' Is Getting Ready to Wrap a Lot of Things Up
March 02, 2014
Preparing For The Big Finale.
"Haunted Houses," the sixth episode of True Detective, was almost certainly the weakest hour yet.
True Detective's Critics Are Wrong
February 16, 2014
The HBO show places us in the hands of an insane narrator, and that may not be a bad thing.
The best potential onscreen pairings for future installments of "True Detective."
HBO Once Again Has the Best New Show on TV
January 16, 2014
Is This the Next 'Breaking Bad'?
December 19, 2009
An extraordinary Iraq war film takes place at home-at homes--and moves through wartime experience known generally yet generally disregarded. The Messenger is about the Army’s Casualty Notification office. When a soldier is killed, two uniformed soldiers, usually decorated veterans, are sent to the soldier’s home to notify the next of kin personally.
December 07, 2009
The Washington Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) conducted our end-of-the-year awards balloting over the weekend, and the big winner was Up in the Air, which took Best Film, Best Actor (George Clooney), and Best Adapted Screenplay. An Education did well, too, with Carey Mulligan taking Best Actress.
The Movie Review: 'Zombieland'
October 02, 2009
Zombieland, the second horror-comedy to be released in the last couple of weeks (in this case, horror-action-comedy is probably a more apt description),is everything Jennifer's Body was not--fast, funny, and fully aware of the obligations and opportunities inherent in the genre.