Hugh Ruppersburg lives and works in Athens, Georgia.
Will Smith’s acting and images of an empty New York City make I Am Legend worthwhile.
In the carefully written stories of It Wasn't All Dancing, Mary Ward Brown illuminates themes of change, isolation, and uncertainty.
The film Beowulf, an adaptation of the epic poem, is a significant missed opportunity.
The seamless, carefully wrought stories illuminate the lives of individuals struggling with limiting and changing circumstances.
300 is a bigoted, small-minded, short-sighted, shallow spectacle and little else.
A surprisingly warm and engaging story about two people falling in love and struggling to survive in post-apocalyptic America.
The Good German is a suspenseful post-WWII noir that implicates Americans, Russians, and Germans alike in wartime horrors.
Dramatic cinematography, compromised characters, Hoagy Carmichael, and a variety of themes and plots keep Canyon Passage interesting.
In Falling Man Don DeLillo considers the September 11 attacks by focusing on individuals caught up in the calamity.
A novel of war, love, and memory: an old man struggles with his life's meaning.