When the World Goes Kaboom

Alice Gregory | February 10th, 2011
Gregg Araki’s Kaboom might just have the best promotional materials ever. The poster is rainbow and kaleidoscopic — like a still from a Fruitopia commercial but with ...

No Redemption for The Company Men

Alice Gregory | January 27th, 2011
Bad movies can inspire perversity on the part of their critics — finely wrought condemnation and searing viciousness. Panning something can be cathartic, so much so that the ...

Blue Valentine’s Exquisite Heartbreak

Alice Gregory | January 13th, 2011
Trying to convince someone that you’re mad at them when really you’re sad at them is one of the hardest things to do. The moments in life that require the skill are always ...

Four Lions’ Joking Jihad

Alice Gregory | November 11th, 2010
Unpacking jokes is tedious work. There’s an oxymoronic “generous hoarding instinct” that sets in — you want to ingest the humor while also disseminating it, ...