Wednesday, April 29 2009
With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.
Thursday, October 30 2008
For a movie to be franchised to death, it has to be great to begin with, and Child's Play, retains all of its punch two decades later. Heidy-ho!
Monday, August 25 2008
Monday, March 21 2005
Deadwood is possibly the most coruscating indictment of American capitalism ever aired in primetime.
Monday, November 29 2004
Profound as Coalhouse walker's story might be, Ragtime is about far more.
Friday, November 19 2004
What do killer dolls use to masturbate?"
Monday, April 12 2004
Wily and self-possessed, Sol Star is an unusual combination of a Lower East Side peddler and Gary Cooper in High Noon.
Thursday, December 19 2002
It's useful to remember that, offscreen, both good and bad tend to be tricksy.