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Culture Warrior: The ‘Limits’ of Directorial Self-Indulgence


Landon takes a look at Jim Jarmusch’s new film and other meaningless movies that are meaningless.

DVD’s I Bought This Week: April 28th


This week… Bride Wars, The Hit, Hotel For Dogs, In The Realm Of The Senses, JCVD, Martyrs, Nothing But The Truth, One Eyed Monster, Satanic Sluts III, The Uninvited, and While She Was Out!

Culture Warrior: ‘Obsessed’ and the Canon of the Awesomely Bad


Bad films give audiences a rare type of power, and when films fall flat on their face, the result can be spectacular.

DVD’s I Bought This Week: April 21st


Rob Hunter continues his DVD buying rampage with a Battlestar Galactica spin-off, a major horror franchise box set and 2008’s great comeback story.

Culture Warrior: 80s on Film


This week, Landon asks why some recent movies have treated the Reagan era so damn seriously.

DVD’s I Bought This Week: April 14th


Brian Gibson takes a week off of buying DVDs and Rob Hunter steps in to lend his advice on what you should be buying at your local retailer this week.

Culture Warrior: The Cinematic Endurance Test


This week, Landon looks at Hunger and asks why we watch movies that are hard to watch.

Culture Warrior: The 21st Century Movie Star


For better or for worse, Hollywood works differently now, and a pretty face just doesn’t sell tickets anymore.

Culture Warrior: Bromance and its Predecessors


With this weekend’s release of I Love You, Man, the recent trend of comedies centered on platonic male relationships—the ‘bromance’—is articulated to its furthest extent thus far, taking the traditional genre formula of the romantic comedy and replacing the traditional male-female love story with two heterosexual males. While this trend of celebrating intimate male friendships is pervasive and seemingly wholly new in mainstream American comedies, the determining predecessors for this trend, and its balance of male and female characters, contains roots in canonical films of 1960s and 70s New Hollywood.