Articles and Posts by George McCartney:
Resurrecting the Third Man(4)
From the archives: Read (or re-read) George McCartney’s review of Graham Greene’s The Third Man.
George McCartney reviews For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada, starring Andy Garcia and Peter O’Toole.
Things Are Looking Up(0)
George McCartney reviews Damsels in Distress, a film by Whit Stillman.
Ad majorem Dei gloriam(0)
I want to bring your attention to a new film, one that attempts to convey some genuine truths about religious faith and secular governance. My full review won’t appear until Chronicles’ August issue and, by that time, For Greater Glory may have left the theaters. As this is a film that should be seen—as they say—on the big screen, I thought it best to say something about it now.
George McCartney reviews The Hunger Games, the first film adaptation of the popular youth fiction series by Suzanne Collins.
A Capital Mars(0)
[John Carter ◆ Produced and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures ◆ Directed by Andrew Stanton ◆ Written by Andrew Stanton, Mark Andrews, and Michael Chabon]
Howling at the Heavens(0)
[The Grey ◆ Produced by 1984 Private Defense Contractors in association with Liddell Entertainment ◆ Directed by Joe Carnahan ◆ Script by Joe Carnahan and Ian Mackenzie Jeffers from Jeffers’ story ◆ Distributed by Open Road Films]
Illusions and Delusions(0)
[The Artist ◆ Produced by Le Petite Rein and Studio 37 ◆ Directed and written by Michel Hazanavicius ◆ Distributed by The Weinstein Company]
[A Dangerous Method ◆ Produced by Recorded Picture Company ◆ Directed by David Cronenberg ◆ Screenplay by Christopher Hampton ◆ Distributed by Sony Pictures]
Those Real Estate Blues(0)
[The Descendants ◆ Produced by Ad Hominem Enterprises ◆ Written and directed by Alexander Payne ◆ Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures]
[Young Adult ◆ Produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures ◆ Directed by Jason Reitman ◆ Screenplay by Diablo Cody (Brooke M. Busey)]
J. Edgar Who?(0)
[J. Edgar ◆ Produced by Imagine Entertainment and Malpaso Productions ◆ Directed by Clint Eastwood ◆ Written by Dustin Lance Black ◆ Distributed by Warner Bros. Entertainment]