From a fascinating essay on Tarantino by Johann Hari: “I don’t believe works of art should be ennobling. I don’t believe the heroes should be virtuous, or that bad characters should get their comeuppance. It can show deeply violent and deeply cruel people, and tell us that — as in real life — they can […]

Posted: August 31, 2009 Comments Off

Roger Ebert wrote this in his Boogie Man review last year: “A fascinating portrait of an almost likable rogue…It makes a companion piece to Oliver Stone’s W…a remarkable portrait…heartbreaking.” Now he sees a connection to the health care debates: “I saw a documentary last year about Lee Atwater, the strategist for the Reagan and George […]

Posted: August 19, 2009 Comments Off