Quote unquote

Posted by · 2:56 pm · January 4th, 2010

In one of yesterday’s comment threads, a bit of a discussion built up concerning the quotability (or otherwise) of “Avatar,” and how this factored into its potential pop-culture significance. It’s a subject that was also brought up a while back by Cinematical’s Erik Davis, who wondered whether the film’s oft-repeated refrain of “I see you” […]

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THE LISTS: Top 10 Paul Newman performances

Posted by · 7:15 am · September 30th, 2008

Expected or not, this week’s news that screen legend Paul Newman has broken through to the other side is deeply depressing.  But as I noted over the weekend, it’s best to take moments such as this as an opportunity to celebrate the man and his work.  So it is that this week’s list reflects the […]

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Newman at his best, ‘Luke’ gets a deluxe edition

Posted by · 11:59 am · September 20th, 2008

With the news some weeks back that Paul Newman had left the hospital to go home to be with his family as he approached the end, I have found myself watching more and more of his films, perhaps stunned that the world will soon be deprived of his talent. Newman, who I had the pleasure […]

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