John Anderson

John Anderson is chief film critic at Newsday.

Keeping the Faith Keeping the Faith

That the abused child will defend its parent is no arcane phenomenon of child psychology--hell, we've seen it on Law and Order.

Sep 19, 2002 / Books & the Arts / John Anderson

Screening Our Politics Screening Our Politics

Like Pop-Up Video--one of the many things the movie-industry left never anticipated--ancillary factoids keep imposing themselves on Paul Buhle and Dave Wagner's Radical Hollywood:...

Aug 1, 2002 / Books & the Arts / John Anderson

Beauty and Sadness Beauty and Sadness

A tidal wave is coming. Soon I am sure. It will sweep all of us away.       --The opening lines of Eureka One of the more familiar works of Japane...

May 17, 2001 / Books & the Arts / John Anderson

The Black Box The Black Box

OK, no Lifelines, no 50-50s, no Audience Participation if you want to be a millionaire: Name the first great African-American sitcom of the New Millennium... Correct! The 2000 pre...

Mar 30, 2001 / Books & the Arts / John Anderson