'A Game of Shadows': The struggle within us all

by Drew Zahn's column -- Sherlock Holmes vs. Professor Moriarty, the epic clash of titanic wits, takes up new fervor in the gloriously entertaining and genre-bending "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows." When more…

Did Warner Brothers not get the feminist memo?

by Drew Zahn's column -- While most of the movie-going audience this week flocked to a vapid vampire movie about young lust, many parents and grandparents looked instead to the animated film "Happy more…

FBI's history laced with homosexuality

by Drew Zahn's column -- Like many in the audience going to see "J. Edgar," the new biopic film about John Edgar Hoover, I am too young to have known the iconic lawman more…

'The 99' get away with grand larceny

by Drew Zahn's column -- It has often been asked whether movies reflect culture or shape it. I'd contend the answer is both, in a sort of lopsided dance that pushes society's values more…

Behold, the Occupy Wall Street messiah!

by Drew Zahn's column -- Here's something both tea partiers and the Occupy Wall Street gang can agree on: When wealthy, powerful interests get the keys to Big Government, nobody wins. But just more…

Swashbucklers sure can be tempting

by Drew Zahn's column -- The latest reincarnation of "The Three Musketeers" – starring Orlando Bloom, Milla Jovovich and Oscar winner Christoph Waltz – is one of the most gorgeous films you will more…