Karina Longworth

 

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  • If Hollywood's rut du jour is the origin story as bid for franchise immortality, you can't say that Skyfall-- the 23rd "official" James Bond film in 50 years-- isn't on-trend. Skyfall, Daniel Craig's third Bond film, aims to flesh...

  • Garry Marshall's embarrassingly star-studded stiff Valentine's Day is a kind of greatest rom-com hits compilation, painted over with layers of gloss, as if in the hope that the pastiche won't show. Though occasionally teasing the notion...

  • As someone who was in college when Napster happened, I'd love to see a period piece re-creating teen life during the last moments before technology began to change media consumption, communication, and the whole of social ritual. I wish The...

  • 7 years ago | Film and TV

    More than ever, boiling this concluding year down to the ten so-called best movies feels both arbitrary and reductive. Ideally, I'd have 25 unnumbered slots. I'd cite another five, formally varied nonfiction films: Tchoupitoulas, Detropia, The Amb...

  • 7 years ago | Film and TV

    Quentin Tarantino has been Googling himself, and it's starting to become a problem. The filmmaker, whose eighth feature, Django Unchained, opens on Christmas Day, is famously an analog evangelist: He writes his scripts in longhand; he bans cellpho...

  • 7 years ago | Film and TV

    Quentin Tarantino has been Googling himself, and it's starting to become a problem. The filmmaker, whose eighth feature, Django Unchained, opens on Christmas Day, is famously an analog evangelist: He writes his scripts in longhand; he bans cellpho...

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