Christian Toto is a freelance writer and film critic for The Washington Times. His work has appeared in People magazine, MovieMaker Magazine, The Denver Post, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and Scripps Howard News Service. He also contributes movie radio commentary to three stations as well as the nationally syndicated Dennis Miller Show and runs What to Watch.com .
Thursday, June 26 2008
A teen comedy without many laughs, a social satire that cuts so deep it leaves viewers squirming.
Wednesday, May 28 2008
The film takes great care to ignite those moments of emotional fires, burning within the dilapidated walls of the apartment.
Wednesday, May 14 2008
The ideological battle lines are quickly drawn, distracting us from what a gentle tale Bella has to tell, even if one disagrees with its final judgments.
Sunday, April 27 2008
One would think the whole 'spooky child' setup would have run its course, but this film finds a few new wrinkles to explore.
Wednesday, April 23 2008
Sorkin's signature dialogue -- smart, rapid fire chatter that packs a punch -- makes this the most engaging poli-sci class you'll ever attend.