Thursday, October 29 2009
Sam Raimi’s attempted return to the horror/comedy genre that was his stock in trade for the early part of his career is neither particularly horrific nor all that funny.
Sunday, April 26 2009
May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.
Thursday, March 13 2008
The film’s treatment of how one navigates the grief process, and the hidden trauma that follows inexplicable loss, is sensitive and thought-provoking.
Monday, October 22 2007
Friday, October 19 2007
The film intersperses the evolving liaison between Jerry and Audrey with their memories of Brian, suggesting he's their connective tissue even if he is lost.
Tuesday, October 24 2006
The movie takes Katy's view of the world, soliciting your sympathy for even her not-so-smart decisions.
Wednesday, March 8 2006
As the score swells, the camera reveals a body, a girl seemingly drowned, pale, grotesque, and grim. This, the title hints, is Where the Truth Lies. Except it isn't.
Friday, October 14 2005
In a mystery titled Where the Truth Lies, solving the case is not going to be easy.
Monday, April 26 2004
Edward's persistent self-inflation frustrates Will, just as its contradictions appeal to Burton.
Thursday, January 8 2004
Edward is less obviously an outsider than Burton's other Edwards (Scissorhands and Wood), but equally filled with a winning sense of wonder.