Eileen Jones

Eileen Jones is a film critic at The eXiled Online, and author of the book Filmsuck, USA. She teaches in the Rhetoric and Film Departments at the University of California, Berkeley.

Eileen Jones’s Dispatches

  1. Lights, Camera, Actionable: A Brief History of Weinstein Lawsuits

    A report by Eileen Jones, 12:21 p.m. August, 13 2013

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  2. Fruit of The Doomed

    A report by Eileen Jones, 9:25 a.m. July, 19 2013

    In all my years of watching films in theaters, I’ve never heard people cry like they did at the end of “Fruitvale Station.”

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  3. Monsters Ugh

    A report by Eileen Jones, 10:42 a.m. June, 28 2013

    So bad I see no reason why it shouldn’t make three hundred million dollars.

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  4. Jeremy Scahill Is Gutted

    A report by Eileen Jones, 10:33 p.m. June, 19 2013

    Does everyone returning from war zones find grocery shopping an especially alienating activity?

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  5. Penis-Hook Gives A Brechtian Performance

    A report by Eileen Jones, 1:23 p.m. June, 5 2013

    NSFWCORP's Film Editor reviews Spartacus MMXII

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  6. Two Thumbs Up, Six Feet Down

    A report by Eileen Jones, 8:47 a.m. April, 9 2013

    A film critic is dead. How can the world possibly go on?

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  7. The Gun Stays In The Picture

    A report by Eileen Jones, 6:11 a.m. April, 2 2013

    No one is calling for gun-free movies, and for good reason.

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  8. Cinematic Lincolnism, Part II: Embracing Abe As My Personal Savior

    A report by Eileen Jones, 1:12 a.m. January, 15 2013

    I was advocating, in Part I of this little screed, a new American religion based on the greatness of Abraham Lincoln. I already have a head start on this, because ...

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  9. Does Torture Work? Zero Dark Thirty Says "YesWellMaybe?DefinitelyCouldBeUnlessNot?"

    A report by Eileen Jones, 3:53 p.m. January, 14 2013

    Lotta controversy surrounding the movie Zero Dark Thirty, as was indicated at the Golden Globe Awards last night. First in relation to its depiction of torture: Globe emcee Amy Poehler ...

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  10. It's time to make Lincoln-ism an official religion (A cinematic proposal)

    A report by Eileen Jones, 8:16 p.m. December, 24 2012

    I've been thinking about it, and you know what's the perfect Christmas-in-America double-feature? Seeing Tarantino's "Django Unchained" and Spielberg's "Lincoln" movie back to back.

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