Ben Williams

Ben Williams writes "Summary Judgment" forSlate.

Summary Judgment
April 9 2004 4:01 PMTruth Is Duller Than FictionThe latest big-screen Alamo is accurate, and boring.
Summary Judgment
March 26 2004 1:30 PMIs Dogville a Dog?Critics battle over the merits of Lars von Trier's latest.
Summary Judgment
March 12 2004 3:04 PMCalling All ViewersCritics really, really want you to watch Wonderfalls, a show with talking tchotchkes.
Summary Judgment
Feb. 27 2004 12:50 PMPlease, Put Baby in the Corner!Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights has no rhythm. Plus, critical consensus on The Passion.
Summary Judgment
Feb. 13 2004 12:13 PMVoting SlightsSuffragettes make like Powerpuff Girls in HBO's Iron Jawed Angels.
Summary Judgment
Jan. 30 2004 1:45 PMSmall Bounce, Imperfect ScoreTwo heist capers that don't quite work.
Summary Judgment
Jan. 16 2004 3:16 PMDizzee DeeliteThe artist that bloggers built.
Summary Judgment
Dec. 30 2003 11:52 AMPeter Pan, All Grown UpDoes the remake feature too much heavy breathing?
Summary Judgment
Dec. 19 2003 3:04 PMThe Semiotics of SaddamDissecting the tape of the dictator's capture.
Summary Judgment
Dec. 5 2003 12:21 PMWilliam H. Macy Gets LuckyThe Cooler is a film that does sex right.
Summary Judgment
Nov. 21 2003 4:50 PMWhat The Cat Dragged InCritics think Mike Myers delivers too much shtick.
Summary Judgment
Nov. 7 2003 2:33 PMElizabeth Smart vs. Jessica LynchWho is the blandest of them all?
Summary Judgment
Oct. 24 2003 1:01 PMRhapsodies in SilverImpossibly ornate metaphors for Frank Gehry's Disney Hall.
Summary Judgment
April 2 2004 4:27 PMIs Air America Any Good?The birth pangs of liberal talk radio.
Summary Judgment
March 19 2004 3:04 PMThe Really Wild WestCritics are shocked by Deadwood's cussing, but it's a worthy addition to HBO's gritty legacy.
Summary Judgment
March 5 2004 4:27 PMLazy BoysIs Starksy & Hutch played-out nostalgia or inspired comedy?
Summary Judgment
Feb. 20 2004 4:34 PMReality BitesSuddenly, critics are mad as hell about schlock TV.
Summary Judgment
Feb. 10 2004 3:50 PMForget LamborghinisWriters solve their midlife crises with a spate of confessional memoirs.
Summary Judgment
Jan. 23 2004 12:33 PMThe Sundance SkidHas the film festival gone Hollywood? And does it matter?
Culturebox
Dec. 31 2003 12:28 PMThe Critics CritiquedTheir nastiest insults, most insightful reviews, and oddest fixations this year.
Summary Judgment
Dec. 26 2003 1:02 PMPaycheck Is WorthlessBut critics think Renée Zellweger is the queen of Cold Mountain.
Summary Judgment
Dec. 12 2003 5:13 PMBloody SellThe makers of Grand Theft Auto release an even gorier game.
Summary Judgment
Nov. 26 2003 11:37 AMGo West, Old ManTommy Lee Jones rides off with The Missing.
Summary Judgment
Nov. 14 2003 5:13 PMAll Pens on Deck!Master and Commander has Anthony Lane ready to join the navy.
Summary Judgment
Oct. 31 2003 5:30 PMSilver SpoonsLifestyles of the rich who hope to be famous.
Music
July 29 2002 4:29 PMThe RemixmastersA history lesson for Puffy Combs.