Monday, September 17 2007
Marlin (excellent Anthony Anderson) is devoted to the law and straight lines, except when he sees those lines as unfair to people in need.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.
Friday, October 6 2006
The Departed's understanding of identity is deeply rooted in place and culture -- South Boston, Irish Catholicism, masculine rituals.
Monday, January 23 2006
Most of the brilliant fourth season is focused on the interplay of Vic with the two single-season 'heavyweights', Glenn Close as Captain Monica Rawling and Anthony Anderson as local kingpin Antwon Mitchell.
Monday, January 16 2006
Craig Brewer considers his protagonist something new, that is, the same kind of cat he's seen repeatedly in his hometown of Memphis, but not seen in movies.
Thursday, July 21 2005
Like most any pimp and smalltime dealer (at least those in the movies), DJay thinks he's got it down.
Friday, April 29 2005
Malcolm King (Anthony Anderson) is a miserable rich man.
Monday, November 8 2004
The Barbershop movies focus their energies on familial feelings and communal inclinations, and Cedric's wily jokes.
Thursday, January 15 2004
The high concept of My Baby's Daddy has three men and three babies trading reaction shots.
Thursday, October 23 2003
Just when you thought the Scary Movie franchise had run out of ideas, here it comes again -- looking like it's run out of ideas.