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2002 Stories by Robert Wilonsky

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  • The Lord's Work?

    published April 11, 2002

    It is possible to admire Frailty, directed by Texas-born actor Bill Paxton, without actually liking it. It's not, strictly speaking,... More >>

  • The Pitch

    published March 28, 2002

    Before he died of congestive heart failure in March 1992, Richard Brooks, director of The Blackboard Jungle and In Cold Blood, used... More >>

  • Bang to the Hype

    published March 28, 2002

    Dan Bryk, a frumpy Canuck who refuses to give his age but looks to be in his twenties, sits on an outdoor patio behind his Yamaha keybs and sings... More >>

  • Confess, Greg

    published March 14, 2002

    One day, years ago, Gregory Mcdonald was playing tennis with a man he'd known since they were both 12 years old. It was hot, the middle of summer,... More >>

  • Lipstick Traces

    published March 14, 2002

    Kissing Jessica Stein ends several times — which likely explains how a film with so short a running time, 96 minutes, feels as... More >>

  • Chris Cross

    published March 7, 2002

    "Are we gonna play chicken here, Robert? Who's gonna go first?" That's Chris Moore talking, from the other end of a cell phone--the preferred... More >>

  • Chris Cross

    published February 28, 2002

    "Are we gonna play chicken here, Robert? Who's gonna go first?" That's Chris Moore talking, from the other end of a cell phone--the preferred... More >>

  • Flunk You

    published February 21, 2002

    "Pray for us." So ends a note Judd Apatow sent out last week to television critics who have been supportive of his series Undeclared, among... More >>

  • Net Loss

    published February 14, 2002

    Maybe this won't seem like such a big deal to you, since you don't watch The Education of Max Bickford--which is on CBS Sunday nights. Or... More >>

  • Flame On

    published February 7, 2002

    When Joe Quesada, writer and illustrator of comic books, went to work as a freelance contractor for Marvel Comics three years ago, he found the... More >>

  • TV or Not TV?

    published January 24, 2002

    Talk long enough with any television exec over 55, and sooner or later he'll get around to mentioning the La Brea Tar Pits, that enormous... More >>

  • Devil's Advocate

    published January 17, 2002

    It should be so easy to hate this man sitting on a couch in a high-priced hotel suite, this man sharing his bottle of Evian. He is, after all, a... More >>

  • Rescue 9/11

    published January 3, 2002

    Normally, these year-in-TV columns are a breezy, easy write--a plea for good shows buried somewhere in an embittered litany of bad ones. In... More >>

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