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Lake Bell Is 'In a World' of Her Own
Sound studios, trailer voiceovers and high-speed rivalries
"...interviewing Michael Madsen (see "Michael Madsen, Last of the Warrior Poets"), and he beat himself up a little over..."

Aug. 22, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Croods
Animated cave dwellers are stealth charmers.
"...giddy about the first feel of shoes on her callused-warrior feet. Maybe it’s reactionary to call animation a battleground,..."

March 22, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Chasing Mavericks
Starring Gerard Butler, this inspirational surfing drama somehow fails to inspire.
"...If you’ve seen the 2006 Nick Nolte vehicle Peaceful Warrior, then you’ve pretty much already seen this. Capturing the..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Swans
"...vocals is the Karen O sung "Song for a Warrior," an acoustic ballad instructing the protagonist to "destroy and..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Music Review by Kevin Curtin

Snow White and the Huntsman
Ambitious, brutish, and ruthlessly unromantic, this feminist reworking of the fairy tale has us under its spell.
"...– but she's thwarted when Snow White shows a proto-warrior's cunning and flees the castle keep...."

June 1, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Letters at 3AM: Katniss Everdeen's Grandmothers
Katniss Everdeen's Grandmothers
"...before Ziva and her sisters, to be a credible warrior, a woman needed special powers...."

May 4, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

Underworld: Awakening
When humans sniff out the existence of vampires and Lycans, all hell breaks loose.
"...be fashioned from her signature slide from squat to warrior stance; glowering optional). In the belabored opening, Selene’s voiceover..."

Jan. 27, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Seven Days in Utopia
Robert Duvall and Lucas Black join forces for this film version of psychologist/golfer David Cook's memoir, Golf's Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia.
"...lot like Victor Salva's 2006 New Age uplifter Peaceful Warrior. That film at least had the appeal of watching..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bellflower
Hellaciously original, this low-budget, post-apocalyptic film looks like no other in recent memory.
"...Humungus' motley crew in Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. "You can run, but you can't hide," spieled the..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Notes of a Football Addict (Vol. VI)
Ags worse than Bears?, Tech misses Leach, etc.
"...no mistake, this game will be a battle between warriors. It will test their warrior hearts. And warrior minds,..."

Oct. 23, 2010 Sports Post by John Razook

The Social Network
This retelling of Facebook's first contentious steps is a blisteringly entertaining film formed of a lovely amalgam of David Fincher's direction, Aaron Sorkin's screenplay, and Jesse Eisenberg's spotless performance as Mark Zuckerberg.
"...Social Network's expansiveness that one could easily substitute "class warrior," "unrepentant shark," or "scorned lover" for a-hole and still..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo
An engaging doc about the Oklahoma State Prison Rodeo.
"...the event. Four female inmates from the nearby Eddie Warrior Correctional Center are profiled: straight-talking double-mugger Rhonda Buffalo; Jamie..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Behind Bars, But Bucking the System
Women inmates find redemption in the doc Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo
"...including the women's team's home at the Dr. Eddie Warrior Correctional Center, for special screenings. He said: "We had..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Letters to God
A young boy with cancer writes letters to God, an action that affects the lives of others around him.
"...a bright future ahead of her), calls Tyler “God’s Warrior” for his abilities. Then of course, there is the..."

April 16, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
Alvin, Simon, and Theodore have good reason to squeak: Girl chipmunks enter the picture.
"...for a sequel to top its predecessor. The Road Warrior, After the Thin Man, and Star Trek II: The..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Live Here!
An all-star cast evaluates the final episode of Rupaul's Drag Race
"...Kiss and Fly. I am going to go Xena Warrior Princess on your ass and to defend the honor..."

March 25, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Culture Club
Dances inspired by three legendary women cross cultures and generations
"...of the rightful Indian rulers. She was actually a warrior, and she went into battle, and she literally died..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Delgo
In this animated fantasy, a band of teens joins together to defend its land from alien winged creatures.
"...on a no-hair day. Enter the Nohrin, the winged warrior race whose own land has become uninhabitable. The Nohrins'..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ashes of Time Redux
Dreamlike, confounding, yet possessed of a stunningly complex sensual and narrative poetry, Wong Kar-Wai's Chinese film is absolutely gorgeous.
"...and around a blighted desert flophouse overseen by love-gutted ex-warrior Ouyang Feng (Leslie Cheung). Feng makes his living, if..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Incredible Hulk
Finally, the Hulk is truly incredible. As of right now, it's Marvel's universe; we just live in it.
"...including the blink-and-you'll-miss-it mention of old school Marvel cold warrior Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the accidental origin..."

June 13, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Forbidden Kingdom
There are plenty of comic moments and some seriously kickass fight scenes in this film that co-stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li.
"...many, many references to Hong Kong's cinematic past (Zu: Warrior of the Magic Mountain, the Drunken Master films, Li's..."

April 18, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Big Time, Small Screen
Local filmmaker Ya'Ke's 'The Second Coming' screens on HBO
"...me that his name means "son of God, great warrior" in Swahili. To some people, this might be a..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Screens Feature by Toddy Burton

I Am 'Beowulf'!
Another bare-chested epic of mildly homoerotic proportions.
"...battles? Monstrous sons who want to kill their daddies? Warrior pals who remain steadfast friends and companions for years?..."

Nov. 26, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Everything's Gone Green
In this amusing film based on a screenplay by Douglas Coupland, a 29-year-old contemplates life’s purpose and the meaning of “winning.”
"...ball-busting girlfriend for not being “motivated to awaken the warrior within.” (She rubs it in by slagging his IKEA..."

April 20, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

300
Both Frank Miller's comic about the legendary battle of Thermopylae and Zack Snyder's cinematic adaptation are bloodthirsty affairs, awash in spectacle.
"...Thermopylae in 480 BC, during which King Leonidas of warrior-state Sparta (here played with just the right amount of..."

March 9, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Letters From Iwo Jima
In his companion film to Flags of Our Fathers, Clint Eastwood again shows the process by which young soldiers become unwitting fodder for their country's war effort.
"...dishonor is shown to be unpatriotic to the Japanese warrior code, and it is this aspect of the film..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2006 Political Procrastinators' Holiday Gift Guide
Some of these ideas might even be real
"...Edition If you're looking to get your favorite drug warrior/policy reformer a good holiday read, look no further than..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature

ACL Music Fest Preview
"...the fall awaits. – Melanie HauptSterling Lands & the Warrior Gospel Band2pm, Washington Mutual stage..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Music Feature

District B13
Set in the near-future of 2010, this French import is not big on plot exposition, instead focusing on its finely wrought action momentum, which moves ever forward with rushing exhilaration.
"...films like Run Lola Run and Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (which Besson produced). What District B13 lacks in story..."

June 2, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tristan & Isolde
This new version of the timeless love story is a dopey, mopey, all-around bore.
"...a disaster: too pretty to pass for an adrenalized warrior, too tearful to make for a convincing lover. But..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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