Chris Columbus, Sucking the Life Out of Beloved Children's Literature Since 2001 

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Directed by Chris Columbus Somehow, on the journey from scrappy eighties comedies (like Gremlins, which he wrote, or Adventures in Babysitting, which he directed) to resource-heavy adaptations like Harry Potter, Rent, and now Percy…

full article »

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Latest in Film Reviews

  • Let’s Hear It For The Boy

    As his latest, Boyhood, proves, no director is moving cinema forward like Richard Linklater.
    • Jul 2, 2014
  • This Is Half a Film: Closed Curtain

    This is the second film Iranian director Jafar Panahi has made since being banned from filmmaking for twenty years, and it shows in maddening, fascinating ways.
    • Jul 2, 2014
  • Two for the Road: Land Ho!

    An odd couple of ex-brothers-in-law are lost and found in Iceland in this deadpan but lively indie.
    • Jul 2, 2014
  • More »

Most Commented On

Top Viewed Stories

  • Let’s Hear It For The Boy

    As his latest, Boyhood, proves, no director is moving cinema forward like Richard Linklater.
    • Jul 2, 2014
  • Before Adulthood: Boyhood

    Twelve years in the making, Richard Linklater’s magnum opus captures like the flow of experience like few other works of American art.
    • Jul 2, 2014
  • More »

© 2014 The L Magazine
Website powered by Foundation