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Thursday, March 26 2009

Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.


Tuesday, June 17 2008

So I Married an Axe Murderer (Deluxe Edition)

This has become more dated than either of the Wayne’s World movies, and is so seeped in ‘90s iconography it serves as a visual time capsule.


Wednesday, August 22 2007

The Architect

Anthony LaPaglia delivers a brilliantly understated performance as a man who has the ability to build, but not maintain, and the desire to reconstruct, but not renovate.


Tuesday, June 5 2007

Kids’ DVDs: June 2007

Given that babies and young children love nothing more than repetition, repetition, and... um.... repetition, I can't understand why even the pointiest of heads would think children between the ages of six months and three years could possible need 23 different Baby Einstein DVDs.


Monday, November 20 2006

Happy Feet (2006)

The penguins learn to refine their engrained vocal skills not in the interest of spiritual uplift or any such, but, basically, to get laid.


Thursday, October 13 2005

Without a Trace

The agents are often too late to save the missing or realize that the missing is alive but better off wherever he or she has landed than back at home.


Wednesday, September 8 2004

Whispers in the Dark (1992)

What emerges here is a painfully generic potboiler briefly masquerading as softcore porn.


Monday, November 17 2003

Frasier

Frasier and his brother are effete snobs and proud of it.


Monday, September 30 2002

Without a Trace

Insofar as it depicts agents who think and verify before acting, Without a Trace unexpectedly provides an antidote to the current media crime-fighting frenzy.


Wednesday, May 15 2002

The Salton Sea (2002)

Danny's story is part noiry nightmare, part scam saga, and part junkie-underground travelogue.


Sweet and Lowdown (1999) (Reviews) [3.Dec.99]
Frasier (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Lantana (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The House of Mirth (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Company Man (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Autumn in New York (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Autumn in New York (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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