Friday, May 24 2013
Epic's screenplay keeps piling on mystical narrative contrivances rather than taking the time to develop the characters who most need it
Thursday, July 7 2011
Red Riding Hood doesn’t have the teeth to bite into the thrumming subterranean eroticism lurking just beneath its overripe surface; but neither does it have the self-awareness (or self-confidence) to cross over the line into full blown kitsch.
Monday, June 7 2010
Since I can’t bear to think about any of it for more than a minute without falling into a nostalgic regret-tinged swoon over what might have been, I’ll get to the point. I owe you that much (but not enough to actually tell you this in person, or on the phone).
Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Monday, January 12 2009
The kind of movie whose campiness you just have to give into if you want to enjoy it -- and then you'll have a blast.
Sunday, December 14 2008
Friday, July 18 2008
Meryl Streep scampers and writhes with something like abandon in her tomboyish overalls, her glowing tan and perfectly arranged "wild" blond hair indicating Donna's stanch independence.
Thursday, July 17 2008
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Tuesday, April 29 2008
And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.