Friday, February 17 2006
The new Samuel L. Jackson and Julianne Moore thriller is full of hauntings, institutional and personal.
Wednesday, January 11 2006
Hopper plays McNulty with all kinds of pro-military gusto, though he's perpetually pissed off at the administration, because civilians tend to miss points and tactics.
Wednesday, September 21 2005
No one else could make this dialogue sound like poetry quite like Dennis Hopper, so misfitted for his role as a Pentagon Colonel that he seems perversely perfect.
Friday, October 29 2004
Repeatedly, Ray collapses lore and desire into metaphorical, emotional, and narrative economy, occasioned by a groundbreaking song.
Tuesday, October 15 2002
While the two MDs modeled on Pierce and McIntyre lovingly call their hospital 'the Mish' and claim to help those exploited by HMOs, the show mostly focuses on wealthy white doctors and administrators.
Thursday, July 18 2002
Even as the girls in Holofcener's world have their own problems, they provide acutely recognizable reflections.
Friday, May 31 2002
Peppered with Chappellian hilarities (and the man can riff), it is more like Austin Powers than a hard-hitting satire, minus Mike Meyers' mania, plus Lee's deft direction and Griffin's own brand of energy.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Despite and sometimes because of its unevenness, the film conveys the delusions of daily existence with fierce poetry.