Wednesday, January 5 2011
Here was an opportunity to delve deep into a study of the modern American family, and its subsequent breakdown upon entering the 21st century -- an opportunity missed.
Friday, August 29 2008
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.
Tuesday, September 19 2006
Faces are hard to read in Smith. Sometimes, this inscrutability is obvious, even exaggerated.
Friday, September 2 2005
Bigger than the Sky starts off with its heart in the right place and ends up with almost none at all.
Thursday, March 4 2004
Who could have anticipated that Snoop would be the saving grace of a major studio buddy flick?"
Thursday, January 22 2004
Evan is hooked on revising his past until he gets it right (not an unlikely metaphor for scriptwriting).
Thursday, September 4 2003
One minute, it's a bumbling adolescent romance; the next, it's a family melodrama; and at still another, it's a schoolboy caper flick.
Thursday, May 11 2000
Most of the humor in Road Trip depends upon the audience identifying with the characters' sexual anxiety.
Sunday, January 1 1995
A balls-out stupid summer comedy where no one cares about special effects or plots making sense or even about characters winning or losing is not a bad thing. It is, rather, a representative thing.