Wednesday, July 6 2005
Melanie Lynskey, despite being underused in the film, says more with a couple of gestures and expressions than anyone else does with dialogue.
Sunday, January 1 1995
In 'Riding in Cars', Barrymore plays to her strengths -- her ability to seem at once disarmingly open, as well as poised, ironic, and above all, delighted to be living her life.
The girls are less reduced to t&a than they are passionately independent, passably intelligent, and definitely not taking any shit from their over-stimulated male bar patrons, whom one 'coyote' describes as having 'little toddlers in their pants.'"
In lieu of making a strong pro-labor statement, 'Bootmen' focuses on asserting that these dancers are not pansies.