Articles in Culture and Criticism
Most contemporary reviews of Croupier point to Clive Owen as the best — almost the only — thing about it, and he's marvelous, but I disagree.
When a Wes Anderson movie is good, I don't tend to have a whole lot to say about it.
I wanted to like August, Osage County more than I did — and I did like it fairly well, considering — because of Tracy Letts.
Selma is at its finest in the quietest moments, quiet enough to hear the hearts breaking.
A friend of mine once said that you don't get over a death, the space it leaves. "It doesn't go away; you just learn to decorate around it."
Scott Speedman is made for horror heroism, isn't he?
1/23/15: Please welcome our newest Couch Of Famer, Grosse Pointe Blank.
Couch Baron, Blankenship and I discussed the good, the bad, and the flighty about Birdman.
Utterly inelegant, charmingly energetic, Killing Jimmy Hoffa crams a lot into 79 minutes.