Robert Wilonsky

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  • 3 years ago | Film and TV

    At the time of this writing, the Oakland Athletics sit at a distant third in the American League West, 18 games behind the Texas Rangers managed by Ron Washington, once the first-base coach under A's wonderboy Billy Beane. The A's have not had a w...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    Paul, it should be noted up front, is not the third installment in the so-called "Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy" featuring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, though there are indeed servings of both. Note the one key missing element: Edgar Wright, who direc...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    THE DILEMMA Vince Vaughn is Ronny, co-owner of a boutique car-engine manufacturer. He’s the pitchman; the brains belong to Nick, played by Kevin James. Their intention—to build the guts for the first electric-powered muscle car and sel...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    MEGAMIND 3-D On matters animated and three-dimensional, I take my cue from the 7-year-old sitting at my right, who got megafidgety about 10 minutes into Megamind, a 3-D superhero story about the villain who — shocking — turns into the ...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    Not the best. Not the worst. Just the classiest. Based on a Warren Ellis three-issue toss-off, Red barely acknowledges its roots. The original — a straight-ahead tale about a retired Company hit man named Frank Moses next on the CIA's to-do ...

  • For all of Scott Pilgrim's adherence to the graphic novels upon which it's based�the pop art pows and thwacks, the video-game imagery, the rock-and-roll and references, the merging of chop-socky action and...