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Wednesday, April 8 2009

The Unusuals: Series Premiere

ABC's new NYC cop show premieres tonight and Cynthia Fuchs says "it's not new or challenging or even very strange. It is, however, plenty quirky."


Wednesday, August 6 2008

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 is so fixed on representing the range of the girls' experiences that they spend precious little time together.


Wednesday, April 30 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.


Wednesday, February 21 2007

The Grudge 2 (2006)

Shimizu pulls off the “this ghost is scary just because it’s looking at you” trick so effectively that it stays embedded in your mind.


Friday, October 13 2006

The Grudge 2 (2006)

Rethinking the very concepts of remake, sequel, and translation, The Grudge 2 is not a regular horror movie, or even a regular J-horror movie.


Friday, June 3 2005

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

If its resolutions are at times too neat, the movie can also be refreshing, allowing the girls to be confused, perceptive, foolish, mad, and generous.


Monday, May 2 2005

Joan of Arcadia

Joan is more a young girl answering to an authority figure than a blind-faith disciple.


Monday, October 6 2003

Joan of Arcadia

The potential for edgier investigations and deeper questions is built into Joan of Arcadia's framework.


Friday, October 18 2002

The Ring (2002)

Gore Verbinski's The Ring is relentlessly disquieting and incoherent, and sometimes trite in ways it doesn't need to be.


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