“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.
Odie "Odienator" Henderson has spent almost 30 years working in Information Technology. He runs the blogs Big Media Vandalism and Tales of Odienary Madness. Read his answers to our Movie Love Questionnaire here.
A lover of film noir, musicals, Blaxploitation, bad art and good trash, Odie has been a Far Flung Correspondent since 2011. He has written for Slant Magazine's The House Next Door blog since 2006. He is the troublemaker responsible for the annual Black History Mumf series at Big Media Vandalism. His work has also appeared at MovieMezzanine, Movies Without Pity, Salon, and of course, here at RogerEbert.com.
In 2013, Odie entered the world of film festival programming, presenting 9 movies at the Off Plus Camera Film Festival in Krakow, Poland.
Based in the NYC area, Odie enjoys writing code almost as much as he enjoys writing prose. Something is wrong with that guy.
Odie Henderson shares his favorites and highlights from this year's New York Film Festival.
A New York Film Festival report on three Big Apple premieres.
A dispatch from the New York Film Festival with works by Agnes Varda, Isabelle Huppert, and Vanessa Redgrave.
A recap of highlights of the 2016 New York Film Festival.
A review of Mike Mills' latest from the New York Film Festival.
A tribute to the greatest of all time.
A tribute to the multi-talented artist known as Prince.
The RogerEbert.com staff pick for the Best Animated Film of 2015.
The RogerEbert.com staff pick for Best Foreign Language Film.