Tuesday, November 1 2011
Set in a working class neighborhood in Manchester, The Street examines how minor revelations and everyday secrets transform our lives suddenly, inexplicably, inevitably.
Monday, January 12 2009
Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.
Sunday, August 17 2008
All the satirical/B-movie homage aspects of this movie emerge only in retrospect: not during the actual viewing itself.
Friday, July 25 2008
Monday, March 17 2008
If there's a single image worth contemplating in Doomsday, it's Eden's strapping lats and shoulders.
Friday, September 8 2006
Simo is as self-inflating and lost as George Reeves, his heroism as flimsy and sad.
Thursday, February 23 2006
Mrs. Henderson (Judi Dench) is 'old money', but age and wealth haven't dulled her tongue or tempered her personality.
Saturday, October 22 2005
Often evocative, sometimes audacious, and finally undone by an inelegant close, Stay is less interested in story than in impressions.
Friday, May 13 2005
At once ferocious and delicate, brilliantly choreographed by Yuen Wo-Ping, the fights are like dance numbers.
Friday, February 18 2005
The baby is endowed with awesome powers to shape-shift and abuse every living creature that comes within reach of his chubby little hands.