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2002 Stories by Robert Wilonsky

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  • Net Loss

    published February 14, 2002

    Maybe this won't seem like such a big deal to you, since you don't watch The Education of Max Bickford--which is on CBS Sunday nights. Or... More >>

  • Peter Panned

    published February 14, 2002

    A bombed-out London, fathers shipping off to the front, families left behind to tend to the smoldering rubble, children getting sent to the... More >>

  • Hart of Glass

    published February 14, 2002

    Hart's War, like most mediocre films, is little more than a movie about the movies. Set in a POW camp during the final months of... More >>

  • Sara Hickman

    published February 14, 2002

    Our short attention spans have rendered her an afterthought, no less so because Sara Hickman long ago (or was it last month?) stepped off the 500X... More >>

  • Flame On

    published February 7, 2002

    When Joe Quesada, writer and illustrator of comic books, went to work as a freelance contractor for Marvel Comics three years ago, he found... More >>

  • Big Fat Mistake

    published February 7, 2002

    A bland, obnoxious 88-minute infomercial for Universal Studios and its ancillary products, chief among them birthday boy E.T. (due for... More >>

  • Behind the Screens

    published January 31, 2002

    Eamonn Bowles was lying in the white Florida sand, sharing a bottle of champagne with friends, when he heard The Voice rumbling behind him. "Which... More >>

  • TV or Not TV?

    published January 24, 2002

    Talk long enough with any television exec over 55, and sooner or later he'll get around to mentioning the La Brea Tar Pits, that enormous... More >>

  • Count Down

    published January 24, 2002

    There is nothing terribly wrong with Kevin Reynolds' The Count of Monte Cristo, which the Internet Movie Database lists as the 18th... More >>

  • Sam I Slam

    published January 24, 2002

    Sean Penn began 2001 by directing one of the year's most deeply felt films, The Pledge, in which a frazzled, disconnected Jack Nicholson... More >>

  • Starsailor

    published January 24, 2002

    Or, this year's fresh Brit hit (so the NME tells us, anyway), meaning those of us who purchased January's I Heard Myself in You last... More >>

  • Devil's Advocate

    published January 17, 2002

    It should be so easy to hate this man sitting on a couch in a high-priced hotel suite, this man sharing his bottle of Evian. He is, after all, a... More >>

  • Crit & Shap

    published January 10, 2002

    For the past few years, we've polled the Dallas Observer's stable of music writers to determine how full of shit the bottom of the barrel... More >>

  • The Art (House) of War

    published January 10, 2002

    It is the Saturday before the new year, and buried somewhere beneath the plastic and sawdust and buckets of paint and construction workers' boots... More >>

  • Rescue 9/11

    published January 3, 2002

    Normally, these year-in-TV columns are a breezy, easy write--a plea for good shows buried somewhere in an embittered litany of bad ones. In... More >>

  • Are You In or Out?

    published January 3, 2002

    It's almost easier to pick the year's worst than its finest. Leading the pack is I Am Sam, in which Sean Penn does his Rainman dance... More >>

  • The Sound of Violence

    published January 3, 2002

    To these ears, at least, the best album of 2001 is the best album of 2000: U2's All That You Can't Leave Behind, released on Halloween last... More >>

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