Daily Archives: July 4, 2017

A feminist critic offers up an old school Spielberg appreciation

It’s not meant to be the definitive biography of Steve Spielberg. And veteran critic Molly Haskell pays plenty of homage to Joseph McBride’s date-by-date, deep background and thorough recent (conventional) biography of the filmmaker. What Haskell has taken on, courtesy … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “War for the Planet of the Apes”

I saw “War for the Planet of the Apes” some weeks ago, when it was screened for most critics. And I’ve been mulling it, and my not-quite-repellent response to it ever since. Because whatever one feels about the new touchstone … Continue reading

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