Friday, July 29 2005
Denis Leary and Peter Tolan's desire to rehabilitate the sitcom not only meant changing the way characters interact with each other, but also the show's structure.
Monday, June 7 2004
On screen, Spider-Man necessarily becomes more literal, less imaginative.
Thursday, October 16 2003
Besieged by John Grishamish plot twisties, the actors in Runaway Jury do their best to fashion an emotional coherence.
Thursday, May 15 2003
It's a tribute to Pacino's skill as an actor that, although we pity Eli, we also understand his fatigue.
Monday, May 12 2003
The trouble that accompanies them is not of their own making -- it's a function of being young, black, 'in the wrong place' by definition.
Thursday, February 13 2003
Takes its political and ethical subjects seriously.
Sunday, January 1 1995
While it does fall into disease-of-the-week-ish triteness and bumble into a trumped-up climax, The Tic Code also manages to display a refreshingly complex relationship between mother and son.