“Understated” isn’t a word you’d ordinarily use to describe a Jerry Bruckheimer production, but that’s surprisingly what 12 Strong ends up being.
Brian Doan blogs at Bubblegum Aesthetics. He is a contributor for Cinespect, and author of the forthcoming The Song That You Hear in Your Head: U2's POP (Thought Catalog). He lives in Oberlin, Ohio.
Brian Doan enters the Twilight Zone.
Brian Doan celebrates a James Bond classic.
A celebration of Disney's "The Rocketeer" on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
An appreciation of the influential CBS series 25 years after it premiered.
A piece on the history of Cameron Crowe in light of this week's Aloha.
Digging into the catalog of Joss Whedon to chart how the director of Avengers: Age of Ultron got here.
The completion of our countdown of twelve great Chirstmas-set scenes from the movies. Check out #4–#1.
Part two of our countdown of twelve great scenes set around Christmas: #8–#5.
We're counting down twelve great movie scenes set around Christmas. Here is the first batch, with #12 through #9.
Brian Doan wonders if Mark Cousins' "The Story of Film," showing over 15 weeks on TCM this fall, deserves all the praise it has received.