THE LISTS: Top 10 actors who need a nomination, stat!

Posted by · 7:16 am · October 21st, 2008

A couple of weeks ago, we invited you to submit ideas for our ‘The Lists’ feature, and, true to form, the suggestions came thick, fast and occasionally puzzling. (The Ten Best Bond Actors, for example, would require a couple of rather inventive entries. But hey, we like challenges.) As I was sifting through the suggestions […]

Continue reading »

Filed in: Featured · The Lists

REVIEW: “Miami Vice” (**1/2)

Posted by · 9:52 am · July 17th, 2006

Michael Mann’s “Miami Vice” is a terribly anxious piece of filmmaking.  By its own erratic and rote design, the film marks, at once, a substantial step down for the writer/director, and merely a lateral move in the realm of stylistic representation. Boasting a curious mish-mash of caricatures and equally original representations, it is certainly the […]

Continue reading »

Filed in: Reviews


Posted by · 6:39 am · October 3rd, 2005

Chinese actress Gong Li is poised to explode onto the landscape of the American movie scene. An international star and a staple of contemporary Asian cinema for nearly twenty years, Gong has offered awards-caliber work with performances in Kaige Chen’s Farewell My Concubine and former beau Zhang Yimou’s Raise the Red Lantern and Shanghai Triad, […]

Continue reading »

Filed in: Interviews