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Thursday, October 29 2009

Drag Me to Hell

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

Summer of Same: May 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

Things We Lost in the Fire

The film’s treatment of how one navigates the grief process, and the hidden trauma that follows inexplicable loss, is sensitive and thought-provoking.


Friday, October 19 2007

Things We Lost in the Fire

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

Flicka (2006)

The movie takes Katy's view of the world, soliciting your sympathy for even her not-so-smart decisions.


Wednesday, March 8 2006

Where the Truth Lies: Unrated Theatrical Version (2005)

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

Where the Truth Lies (2005)

In a mystery titled Where the Truth Lies, solving the case is not going to be easy.


Monday, April 26 2004

Big Fish (2003)

Edward's persistent self-inflation frustrates Will, just as its contradictions appeal to Burton.


Thursday, January 8 2004

Big Fish (2003)

Edward is less obviously an outsider than Burton's other Edwards (Scissorhands and Wood), but equally filled with a winning sense of wonder.


Matchstick Men (2003) (Reviews) [11.Sep.03]
White Oleander (2002) (Reviews) [10.Oct.02]
Pasadena (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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