tom hardy


V.26 No.29 | 7/20/2017
Dunkirk

Film Review

Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan goes to war in a heart-pounding, historical drama about victory in the jaws of defeat

Dunkirk expresses the panic, fear and sheer chaos of war better than just about any previous film.
V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
“It’s a children’s book I’ve been working on. I hope you like it.”

Film Review

The Drop

Noted author Dennis Lehane tries his hand scripting his own slow-burn crime drama

James Gandolfini’s final film, The Drop, takes a stroll on the seedy side of Brooklyn.
V.21 No.31 | 8/2/2012

news

The Daily Word in Olympic Games, blind archers and violence in movies

The Daily Word

Mitt Romney flashes his foreign policy brilliance and pisses off all of London with comments about Olympic Games security.

Blind South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sets a world record.

CNN Worldwide President Jim Walton suddenly resigns.

The Pentagon could lay off thousands of employees just days before the 2012 election.

Big Brother is watching you ... by scanning your face and recording your personal information via an advertising billboard.

Harvey Weinstein calls for a filmmaker summit to address violence in movies.

Meanwhile, Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes claims amnesia and doesn’t like the food at Arapahoe County Detention Center.

A boy gets hit in the face by a bird on a Six Flags roller coaster.

Madonna is booed and gets called “slut” after a 45-minute concert in France.

Would The Dark Knight Rises have been better if it featured Tom Hardy rapping with a baby?

V.21 No.30 | 7/26/2012
Bane and Batman play “Mercy” for control of Gotham City. According to long-established school-yard etiquette, sharply twisting outward on your opponent’s wrist is “no fair-sies.”

Film Review

The Dark Knight Rises

Batman trilogy ends on a very big bang

There are so many ways to begin this, it’s not even funny. I’ll start, then, by saying this is a movie review. Nothing more. It is certainly not a cultural critique of gun control, gun rights, mental illness, violence in modern media or anything else that—at this point in time—would be little more than knee-jerk reactionary and woefully underinformed. Are you cool with that? Then let’s move on.

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