Another Summer Spoiled: Critic Dargis Again Hits 'Separate and Unequal' U.S. Movies

Manohla Dargis's latest movie "spoiler" - another cri de couer about the lack of women on screen in summer movies: "Is there a lesson here for those big-studio executives who even now are reading ...

Times Watch Quotes of Note - Beware the 'Symbolic Phallus' of Summer Movie Season

Also, Matt Bai reveals his political sympathies in separate profiles of Mario Cuomo and Newt Gingrich, the Times suggests it's "ugly" to celebrate the death of a mass terrorist, and meet the new ...

Manohla Dargis Tries to Ruin Another Summer Movie Season, Laments 'Symbolic Phallus'

Also, Matt Bai makes his political sympathies in profiles of Newt Gingrich and Mario Cuomo, and a headline suggests it's "ugly" to celebrate the death of a mass terrorist.

Manohla Dargis Ruins Another Summer Movie Season, Laments 'the Symbolic Phallus'

Manohla Dargis gets embarrassingly feminist and Freudian describing a scene in a new Western: "I just don't believe that scene where her character pulls out a rifle to protect the wagon train's ...

Movie Critic Manohla Dargis Works in Left-Wing Iraq Talking Point in 'Hurt Locker' Recap

Thanks for the heads-up, Manohla! The Times liberal movie critic reminds us "that war is both dirty business (and often fought by the poor)..."

Movie Critic Dargis Angrily Demands More Female Film Directors

Movie reviewer Manohla Dargis demands more female directors and asks about the lack of same: "Feeling queasy yet? Resigned? Indifferent? A little angry?" Um, not yet.

Politically Correct Movie Critic Likens New Comedy to Abu Ghraib

Gee whiz, it's only a movie: "If you thought Abu Ghraib was a laugh riot then you might love 'Observe and Report,'....Like the pettiest of dictators, [main character] Ronnie preys on the weak in ...

Still Calling it the Haditha "Massacre"

Manohla Dargis reviews a British filmmaker's dramatization of the "massacre" by Marines in the Iraqi town of Haditha.

Women Airbrushed from Summer Movie Screens, Whines Movie Critic

Manohla Dargis tries to make summer moviegoers feel guilty about the lack of women in films: "All you have to do is look at the movies themselves - at the decorative blondes and brunettes smiling ...

Movie Critic: Blacks & the Poor Are in "Exile in America"

Manohla Dargis embraces left-wing alienation: "...they have made a powerful political argument, backed by evidence provided by the shaming indifference of the government, that to be poor and black ...
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