Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) I’m not sure if that was the intention, but that mask made me realize that Tom Hardy has beautiful eyes. Gotham City is threatened by a terrorist named Bane, so Batman must come out of … Continue reading

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Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders

Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders (2007) Documentary about the evils of credit companies sheds some light on how they work and digs up some intelligent talking heads, but its storytelling is derivative, leaning … Continue reading

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The House of the Devil

The House of the Devil (2009) In the 1980s, on the night of a lunar eclipse, a college student accepts a babysitting job. Writer/director Ti West imitates the look and feel of low-budget horror films from the early eighties, but … Continue reading

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