Robert Wilonsky

 

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  • Six years off from feature filmmaking, Cameron Crowe returns with a film he did not write, but one he rewrote, based on the real-life story of Benjamin Mee, a Brit newspaper columnist who picked up from his idyllic new digs in the South of France...

  • 8 years ago | Film Reviews

    When I told someone I was off to a screening of We Bought a Zoo the other day, the response was an eye roll. The reaction's understandable: Save for two music docs — an Elton John-Leon Russell album making-of and that Pearl Jam anniversary i...

  • Michael Lewis's book Moneyball was published in 2003, in the immediate wake of The Season That Shook Baseball. The story didn't look like much on the surface: Billy Beane, a former ballplayer-turned-scout-turned-GM, and Paul DePodesta, an...

  • 8 years ago | Film Reviews

    At the time of this writing, the Oakland Athletics sit at a distant third in the American League West, 18 games behind the Texas Rangers managed by Ron Washington, once the first-base coach under A's wonderboy Billy Beane. The A's have not had a w...

  • 8 years ago | Film Reviews

    Paul, it should be noted up-front, is not the third installment in the so-called Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy featuring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, though there are indeed servings of both. Note the one key missing element: Edgar Wright, who directe...

  • For all of Scott Pilgrim's adherence to the graphic novels upon which it's based—the pop art pows and thwacks, the video-game imagery, the rock-and-roll and references, the merging of chop-socky action and...

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