• Matt Hill

    The Best and Worst of Times

    The Top Cinema of the 2000s

    December 24, 2009
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    Originally published in December 3, 2009 Issue It’s a shame that approximately 85 percent of end-of-the-decade top 10 lists will begin by quoting Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities—“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”—because when it comes to the past 10 years in movies, it’s really quite applicable. There […]

    Views from the Movie Box

    the peaks and pits of summer cinema

    September 10, 2009
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    Brüno In this follow-up to Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen once again turns his critical eye to the American South, which at this point should be putting up “Wanted” signs of the British comedian if it wishes to be spared further embarrassment. Many of the film’s gags, particularly those involving Brüno’s attempts to “convert” himself to […]