Josh Rosenblatt

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Comic Books and Forward Motion
Comic Books and Forward Motion

Screens, July 11, 2008

Revew: Bab'Aziz: The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul
Bab'Aziz: The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul
In the Tunisian desert, a young girl and her grandfather spin stories of woe, lost love, and religious disenchantment in this trancelike movie.

Movie Review, July 11, 2008

On Ypsilanti Roller Girls and Inverse Proportions
On Ypsilanti Roller Girls and Inverse Proportions
Five percent really packs a punch

Screens, July 11, 2008

Concessions, Admissions, Distractions, and Leather Pants
Concessions, Admissions, Distractions, and Leather Pants

Screens, July 10, 2008

The Wages of Agreement Is Death (for Film Fight)
The Wages of Agreement Is Death (for Film Fight)

Screens, July 10, 2008

Film Fight Field Trip ... With One Quick Rejoinder
Film Fight Field Trip ... With One Quick Rejoinder

Screens, July 9, 2008

Two (Extremely) Late-Night Observations
Two (Extremely) Late-Night Observations

Screens, July 9, 2008

A Quick Something

Screens, July 8, 2008

Sweet Chocolate and Sour Tragedy
Sweet Chocolate and Sour Tragedy

Screens, July 8, 2008

Late Nights ... and Suspense
Late Nights ... and Suspense

Screens, July 8, 2008

Film Fight Response No. 1 (Over Breakfast)
Film Fight Response No. 1 (Over Breakfast)

Screens, July 7, 2008

Revew: Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney puts the famed journalist, icon, and myth Hunter S. Thompson before his lens and comes away with a telling portrait of the man and his era.

Movie Review, July 4, 2008

Revew: Wanted
Wanted
Based on Mark Millar’s ultraviolent comic-book miniseries, Wanted isn’t so much a movie as it is a parade of fast cars, big guns, heavy metal guitars, exposed cleavage, and tests of masculinity.

Movie Review, June 27, 2008

Revew: The Singing Revolution
The Singing Revolution
Using a combination of historical footage and modern-day scenes, this documentary about Estonia's independence movement is a welcome shot of unsentimental optimism.

Movie Review, June 27, 2008

Revew: The Children of Huang Shi
The Children of Huang Shi
This would-be epic tells the story of George Hogg, an English adventurer who saved the lives of Chinese orphans during the Sino-Japanese War of the 1930s and Forties.

Movie Review, June 27, 2008

Revew: The Love Guru
The Love Guru
Is it redundant to mock self-help culture? Not if you're Mike Myers and have a new sketch-comedy character to introduce.

Movie Review, June 20, 2008

Revew: The Promotion
The Promotion
Forgettably bland, this comic film features Seann William Scott and John C. Reilly vying for the same job promotion.

Movie Review, June 13, 2008

Building Buzz, One 'Bag' at a Time
Building Buzz, One 'Bag' at a Time
Forget New York and L.A.: The Duplass Brothers are rolling out the red carpet in the River City

Screens, June 6, 2008

Paper or Plastic?
Paper or Plastic?
A short, unreliable survey of the bag in recent cinema

Screens, June 6, 2008

Revew: Bigger, Stronger, Faster*
Bigger, Stronger, Faster*
While examining steroid use and abuse, this documentary discovers that enhancement drugs permeate our culture. Who’s to say which ones should be illegal?

Movie Review, June 6, 2008

Enter the Funnyman
Enter the Funnyman
Danny McBride's improbable ascension via a bootlegged, no-budget tae kwon do comedy

Screens, June 6, 2008

Pecha Kucha
Parsing the 400-second chitchat

Arts, June 6, 2008

Revew: Kung Fu Panda
Kung Fu Panda
Jack Black's animated Po may be an animated panda bear, but deep down, he’s really just a nerd with a pop-culture obsession.

Movie Review, June 6, 2008

Revew: Bra Boys
Bra Boys
Russell Crowe narrates this insider's documentary about Australia's Bra Boys – a family of brawlers whose exploits are legendary.

Movie Review, May 30, 2008

Funny Ha-Ha in a Half-Dozen Languages
Funny Ha-Ha in a Half-Dozen Languages
AFS Essential Cinema: Making the World Laugh: Global Comedy

Screens, May 30, 2008

Revew: A Four Letter Word
A Four Letter Word
This tale of an unapologetically promiscuous New Yorker settles for the easy trifles of romantic comedy.

Movie Review, May 23, 2008

Revew: My Brother Is an Only Child
My Brother Is an Only Child
This Italian film is a coming-of-age story about a young man who – like the era he was born into – has no idea how to come of age, except by fits and starts.

Movie Review, May 16, 2008

Revew: When Is Tomorrow
When Is Tomorrow
This filmed-in-Austin movie about two former best friends moving in different directions is purposefully disheveled and expertly ramshackle.

Movie Review, May 9, 2008

Revew: Meet Bill
Meet Bill
Aaron Eckhart stars in this middle-aged wake-up call whose message – trust yourself and find your inner child – is tired but expressed with a whole lot of enthusiasm.

Movie Review, May 2, 2008

Salute Your Undershorts
Salute Your Undershorts
The secret Hollywood history behind No Pants Day

Screens, May 2, 2008

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