From The Parallax Review Vaults: Sommersby (1993)

The following review originally was written for The Parallax Review, a film review site of which I was the co-founder and managing editor. I have decided to collect the writings I did for The Parallax Review and preserve them here. I will be posting a few of these older pieces every week. My review of […]

The Movie Critic Defender

There is a common misperception that film critics enjoy bashing movies–salivating at the chance to collectively jump on the next blockbuster and declare it trash while we judge it from our ivory towers.  The idea that I might enjoy watching, analyzing, and writing about a bad movie strikes me as incredibly asinine.  Even if I […]