Thursday, March 26 2009
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
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
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
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
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
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
What emerges here is a painfully generic potboiler briefly masquerading as softcore porn.
Monday, November 17 2003
Frasier and his brother are effete snobs and proud of it.
Monday, September 30 2002
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
Danny's story is part noiry nightmare, part scam saga, and part junkie-underground travelogue.