All posts tagged "movie"

  • CINEMA: Too Many Cooks

    Baywatch tries every approach to TV series adaptation at the same time. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the 30-some-odd years since mining pop-culture nostalgia became a big cash-dispensing machine for the movie industry, Hollywood has settled into...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
    • 0
  • CINEMA: Kid Stuff

    A child performance anchors the satisfying family drama of Gifted. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you’re going to make a movie with a cute kid, you’re going to make it easy for a lot of people to...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
    • 0
  • CINEMA: Mission Impossible

    Silence is a beautiful, complex mix of Good Friday and Easter Sunday. JACKSON HOLE, WY – There’s an old story that one of Martin Scorsese’s New York University professors said his films contained too much Good Friday, and not...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
    • 0
  • CINEMA: List We Forget…

    Celebrating the best in film for 2016. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In case there weren’t enough high-profile deaths in 2016—Prince, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, democracy—this was also the year, we were told repeatedly in entertainment industry headlines,...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
    • 0
  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Part One: Horror and Hearts

    A horrific cinematic experience opens the door to history, heritage and treasure. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I can’t write at home. Not because I don’t have the ability to, but because I don’t necessarily get much writing...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
    • 0
  • CINEMA: Boxer Rebellion

    Hands of Stone can’t carve out a distinctive space among boxing biopics. JACKSON HOLE, WY – You’ve got to hand this to Jonathan Jakubowicz, writer/director of Hands of Stone: It takes balls of stone to cast Robert...

    • Posted August 23, 2016
    • 0
  • CINEMA: Reef-cyling

    Finding Dory imparts important lessons on young viewers but lacks Pixar’s originality. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Preceding Finding Dory, as has been tradition with Pixar’s animated features, there’s a short film as a kind of cinematic appetizer....

    • Posted June 14, 2016
    • 0
  • CINEMA: Where Are the Women?

    A critic’s year-long look at the way movies portray one half of humanity. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A saintly wife who stands by her screw-up of a husband. A girlfriend kidnapped in order to spur her boyfriend into...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
    • 0
  • CINEMA: To Be Continued

    Captain America: Civil War serves up fun and focuses on perpetuating the MCU brand. JACKSON HOLE, WY – During one of the occasional lulls between battles royale in Captain America: Civil War, the synthetic humanoid Vision (Paul...

    • Posted May 3, 2016
    • 0
  • CINEMA: Citizenship Taste

    ‘City of Gold’ profiles a food writer as ambassador for the American Dream. JACKSON HOLE, WY – During the opening credits sequence in Laura Gabbert’s documentary “City of Gold,” her subject, Jonathan Gold, drives through the streets...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
    • 0