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Kristian Lin

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Winter Olympic Thoughts (Part 1)

Since I’m going to be spending much of the next two weeks watching the Winter Olympics, I thought I’d make some observations here like...

English and American Soccer Sex Scandals!

Four months ahead of the World Cup soccer tournament, one of USA’s opponents is embroiled in a sex scandal that’s had repercussions on our...

The Best Actors of 2009 (Non-Oscar edition)

I’m doing something different this year for my list of the best acting performances. I figured that you don’t need me to tell you...

The Best Movie Dialogue of 2009

This post is for anyone who sat through the Transformers sequel and concluded that film writing is dead. I was privileged enough to see...

CBS Caught Between Tim Tebow, Gay Dating Site

Well, this is amusing. Earlier, CBS approved an anti-abortion ad to run during the Super Bowl featuring Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow and his...

Is the Right Wing Right About ‘Avatar’?

The latest dispatch from the culture wars is the right wing’s attack column forming against Avatar. The Weekly Standard's John Podhoretz and John Nolte...

The Best Filmmaking Debuts of 2009

Part of the fun of this job is scoping out new talent, so here’s my favorite films of 2009 directed by first-time feature filmmakers....

Scenes From a Political Marriage

Harry Reid has found trouble recently from Game Change, the upcoming book on the 2008 election. The real dirt, though, is on John and...

Gilbert Arenas, the Man With the Golden Gun

Like everybody else, I was appalled when I heard about NBA star Gilbert Arenas and teammate Javaris Crittenton pulling guns on each other in...

The Best Movies Directed by Women of 2009

The New York Times recently found that only about 10 percent of the films they reviewed in 2009 were directed by women. Of course,...