Two major columns — Anne Thompson‘s in Variety and “Page Six” in the New York Post — have stuck their necks out and actually acknowledged the Robert Rodriguez-Rose McGowan dalliance during the shooting of Planet Terror (i.e., the zombie feature constituting the first half of Grindhouse), in defiance of the myopic attitude exhibited by Entertainment Weekly‘s Chris Nashawaty and the L.A. TimesPaul Cullum in their coverage of the Weinstein Co. release.