Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Friday, June 27 2008
Too much of Peter Tolan's movie takes up Taylor's self-absorption as if it's actually interesting.
Friday, July 20 2007
Hairspray doesn't just replay Waters' film, it extends and complicates the original parody.
Thursday, July 19 2007
When Hairspray is good, it’s fantastic. It radiates an energy and a joy that’s beyond infectious.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
Wednesday, May 2 2007
Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.
Friday, July 28 2006
Starting with the fact that its 'high school students' look closer to 30 than 16, John Tucker Must Die is a film out of joint.
Tuesday, June 28 2005
To convince Brad Garrett to wear a wrestling singlet, director Adam Shankman reminded him that 'Dignity is trumped by funny.'"
Thursday, March 10 2005
The patterns are predictable and disconcerting: 'American dreams' are produced and reproduced in celebrity and performance.
Friday, March 4 2005
The image of the kids holding their noses suggests something about the state of Diesel's career, looking quite stalled.