To talk about 12 Years a Slave is to talk about how much history has failed us, and we it.
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is as much about the incalculable weight of this mythology as it is the titular deed.
Los Angeles Eats Itself: “Infrastructure Noir” and the Revisionist History of the San Fernando Valley
On Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Chinatown, and the battle for L.A.’s soul.
Veronica Mars is a girl hero, and what’s more: a hero for girls.
As a child of the nineties, the first movie I remember seeing that involved Vietnam was—what else—Forrest Gump (1994).
Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished.
As a hopeless U.S. history nerd, I’m heartbreakingly bored with seeing the same old damn Presidents in every major Hollywood historical picture.