Wednesday, August 18 2010
If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.
Thursday, November 12 2009
Danish director Lone Scherfig spares audiences the trite clichés of a young woman's coming of age, directs a magnificent cast of actors, and defends her film against allegations of inappropriate sexuality.
Friday, February 6 2009
Much of the “comedy” in The Pink Panther 2 is a rehashing of the jokes from the first film.
Friday, January 23 2009
David Ondaatje's movie offers up a series of potentially interesting meta-texts, concerning the significantly named Manning's obsession and aggression, his professional identity and, of course, masculinity.
Sunday, December 14 2008
Nothing Like the Holidays is like a lot of other holiday movies.
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, May 26 2008
There should be room in our collective imagination for a hero who makes mistakes, lots of them, and still saves the day -- these are films that should be owned.
Tuesday, March 25 2008
A beautiful movie. So very, very beautiful. Achingly beautiful, excruciatingly beautiful, tear-inducingly beautiful.
Wednesday, November 14 2007
The film does not shy away from the innate unlikability of its leading man and it also explores, cannily, the damage one person’s dishonesty can inflict upon everyone around them.
Tuesday, August 21 2007
The play's untidiness -- it's one of Shakespeare's most mischievous -- virtually guarantees a final product distinguished by individual performances rather than dramatic consistency.