Monday, April 27 2009
This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.
Tuesday, April 21 2009
Painfully unclever, aggressively unfunny, and occasionally unsubtly racist.
Wednesday, August 15 2007
Similar to the way Blade Runner effortlessly channels the archetypes of noir inside the wholly original world of a futuristic LA.
Thursday, June 21 2007
That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.
Tuesday, May 22 2007
Alex first appears in Snow Cake aboard a plane, embodying an obvious contradiction, in motion and still at the same time.
Tuesday, May 1 2007
Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.
Monday, April 16 2007
"When you look into his eyes, you can see an old soul," said "Disturbia" director D.J. Caruso.
Friday, April 13 2007
For all its revisiting of Rear Window's basic themes, however, Disturbia is most effective when it points to the differences between then and now.
Thursday, April 14 2005
Part derivative, part original, and part twisted, the film quotes obviously from other serial killer films, beginning with its first shot.
Friday, September 10 2004
Suspect Zero opens with a barrage of standard serial killer movie components.