Posts Tagged ‘murder’
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Let’s Go … Ravens?

ANTHONY MARIANI
My worst NFL nightmare has come true. Two of my least favorite teams –– the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers –– are headed to the Super Bowl, the Ravens after effectively neutering Tom Brady and his Pats, an...


Could this be any more annoying?

Flying Rats Live Another Day

ANTHONY MARIANI
Dear Lord. We’ve got to see Ray Lewis do that stupid dance at least one more time. My thoughts on the head flying rat are well known: He’s a thug who obstructed the investigation of a double homicide in 2000 and yet somehow...



Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 26 HGTV viewers will recognize Cathy Whitlock as an on-air guest on Decorating With Style, but she’ll be at UNT to talk about her work as an author of both a book and a blog devoted to art direction and costumes in po...


Mob Mentality Wants Casey Anthony Torched

Jeff Prince
You’d think the Salem witch trials might have taught us something. Instead, the comments sections on online news reports and videos are filled with people who are enraged by the not guilty verdict given to Casey Anthony. ...



Unhappy Haneke

Funny Games tortures you to make a point. This review will save you some pain.
Kristian Lin
When you watch slasher flicks and other movies that kill off innocent characters like ants, do you feel bad for those onscreen victims?


Megan Doesn’t Want A Psycho

Jeff Prince
As much as I hesitate to admit this and ruin any fiber of credibility that I have, yes, I was one of the sad TV-aholics who was actually watching “Megan Wants A Millionaire” before one of its contestants, Ryan Jenkins, was ...



Our Other Selves

Gayle Reaves
Shooting through thick glass into the narrow box of a prison interview cubicle, John Holbrook had few options as a photographer.


Black Screens

Big Ticket
The term “film noir” was invented by French critics in the late 1950s as a label for a set of movies that Hollywood started making in the ’40s.



Fo, Fo, Fo

Big Ticket
Many English-speaking theatergoers had never heard of Dario Fo before 1997, when he won the Nobel Prize for literature.


Out of the Past

The heroes of The Fountain and Déjà Vu come unstuck in time, with mixed results.
Kristian Lin
Unlike painting or sculpture, movies exist in time, a fact that we’re reminded of whenever we hurry to grab a seat before the 7:20 showing starts. The medium is also uniquely equipped to play with story time and screen time t...