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Wednesday, January 5 2011

‘Life in Flight’ Flies Too Low

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.


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.


Tuesday, September 19 2006

Smith

Faces are hard to read in Smith. Sometimes, this inscrutability is obvious, even exaggerated.


Friday, September 2 2005

Bigger than the Sky (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

Starsky & Hutch (2004)

Who could have anticipated that Snoop would be the saving grace of a major studio buddy flick?"


Thursday, January 22 2004

The Butterfly Effect (2004)

Evan is hooked on revising his past until he gets it right (not an unlikely metaphor for scriptwriting).


Thursday, September 4 2003

The Battle of Shaker Heights (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

Road Trip (2000)

Most of the humor in Road Trip depends upon the audience identifying with the characters' sexual anxiety.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Rat Race (2001)

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.


Rat Race (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Outside Providence (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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