Screening Room Archives - Page 10 of 16 - The Millions
March 8, 2010
by James Kaelan
My hope, in the end, is that the incessant hype around Avatar didn’t simply annoy voters until they voted against it, out of nothing more than spite.
March 5, 2010
by Kevin Evers
Already the winner of the Golden Globe, the The White Ribbon should win the Oscar, which considering director Michael Haneke’s anti-Hollywood stance, may surprise some viewers.
March 1, 2010
My question to you is why does “The Bachelor” — a show with a largely female audience — continue to enforce these sexist stereotypes of what a women can (and in some cases, should) be?
February 27, 2010
With a novelist’s attention to detail and a film buff’s ear for dialogue, this is a gripping tale of a father and son.
January 29, 2010
by Sonya Chung
A Room and a Half not only allows for the fictional Brodsky’s particular nostalgia, but seems to suggest it as the indispensable poetic impulse.
January 28, 2010
by Sean Kennedy
Nominally a legal drama, the Damages’ serpentine plotting and titrated flashes of violence make it a first-rate thriller, and Glenn Close plays her quasi-villain to the hilt.
January 26, 2010
The Real World may be the most important show of a generation. Its first two seasons contain the seeds of all reality television, as well some elements that would find their way into today’s most successful scripted programming.
January 13, 2010
As Stieg Larsson’s thrillers hit the screen, speculation on who will play the leading lady.
January 12, 2010
by Ben Dooley
Chinese viewers see parallels between the movie’s plot and one of the nation’s most prominent social issues: the forced removal of Chinese citizens from their homes for government development projects.
January 8, 2010
If this was a screen saver, you’d have to say James Cameron did one heck of a job. Unfortunately, it is a film and all the other aspects feel glossed over.