Wednesday, December 24 2008
Bedtime Stories lumbers, repeating plot points and jokes, meandering from scene to scene and seeming to forget where it was headed.
Friday, July 20 2007
Hairspray doesn't just replay Waters' film, it extends and complicates the original parody.
Thursday, July 19 2007
When Hairspray is good, it’s fantastic. It radiates an energy and a joy that’s beyond infectious.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
Tuesday, June 28 2005
To convince Brad Garrett to wear a wrestling singlet, director Adam Shankman reminded him that 'Dignity is trumped by funny.'"
Friday, March 4 2005
The image of the kids holding their noses suggests something about the state of Diesel's career, looking quite stalled.
Saturday, March 8 2003
It's like an episode of Bewitched, only longer, and with a feisty black woman instead of a white witch.
Thursday, January 24 2002
Sunday, January 1 1995
The Wedding Planner's many compromises between eras, between genres, between color palettes -- never really take you anywhere, except, perhaps, a place where everything has turned kind of beige.