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Saturday, October 22 2005

Stay (2005)

Often evocative, sometimes audacious, and finally undone by an inelegant close, Stay is less interested in story than in impressions.


Tuesday, September 27 2005

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit / Law & Order

Lynda Carter's villain embodies Cold War momism refitted for the war on terror. The conflagration is inspired.


Tuesday, July 12 2005

Father of the Bride: 15th Anniversary Edition (1991)

Maybe it's asking too much for a lighthearted comedy to raise any significant questions. But it can't be asking too much to expect the film to make sense.


Monday, October 4 2004

Law & Order / Law & Order: Special Victims Unit / Law & Order: Criminal Intent

D'Onofrio plays Goren superbly, as a jittery autodidact so deeply aware of his own psychological fragility that he has simply abandoned any emotional life outside his own insights into the motivations of major criminals.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Law & Order

Though 'Law & Order' frequently, and most chillingly, tells tales of true crime -- the monstrous pit bull is the most recent example -- it also treats them with the dread, indeed, the disgust they deserve.


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