Tuesday, January 20 2009
Monday, January 12 2009
Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.
Monday, April 4 2005
Odd Girl Out exposes the ways that girls can be stupid and violent, even when they're not physically assaulting one another.
Thursday, July 8 2004
Grown up out of the Spy Kids franchise, awkwardly charming Alexa Vega has run smack into tweens heck.
Friday, August 1 2003
Fun as it is, demonstrates a little end-of-series fatigue.
Friday, August 9 2002
Juni and Carmen's perspective, part convincingly ingenuous and part movie-kid calculated, organizes the film's general view of things.
Sunday, January 1 1995
'Spy Kids' is all fun, sometimes obnoxious, and incessantly cheerful -- having your parents kidnapped is a minor inconvenience, leading to the chance to ride in a submarine that looks like a blowfish. How neat is that!"
In the Disney universe, it's normal to be special, and that's exactly the case with the Cortez family, kids and parents alike.