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Jericho: Season 1

October 18, 2007

In the 1980s, as the Cold War between the United States and Russia was intensifying, there was a real, palpable fear of nuclear war. This was reflected in our popular culture with literature like Whitley Strieber and James Kunetka’s Warday, films as... 

Tanner ’88

May 1, 2005

Just in time for the November U.S. elections, the good folks at Criterion have released Robert Altman’s little-seen (yet influential) Tanner ’88 (1988), an eleven-episode mini-series that he created with Gary Trudeau (of Doonesbury fame). Done for... 

The Right Stuff

May 1, 2002

When The Right Stuff came out in 1983 it was a big hit with critics but failed to get off the launch pad with audiences. The film disappeared off of almost everyone’s radar for the next ten years, only appearing semi-regularly on cable movie channels.... 

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