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Wednesday, December 24 2008

Bedtime Stories

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 (2007) (2007)

Hairspray doesn't just replay Waters' film, it extends and complicates the original parody.


Thursday, July 19 2007

Hairspray (2007)

When Hairspray is good, it’s fantastic. It radiates an energy and a joy that’s beyond infectious.


Wednesday, July 18 2007

Ice cream server one day, ‘Hairspray’ star the next


Tuesday, June 28 2005

The Pacifier (2004)

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 Pacifier (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

Bringing Down the House (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

A Walk to Remember (2002)

PULL.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Wedding Planner (2001)

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.


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