Wednesday, April 1 2009
Reiner and Goldman manage to marry timeless storytelling elements with modern comedic sensibilities in such a way that it will never feel corny, old-fashioned, or dated.
Tuesday, August 5 2008
This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.
Tuesday, June 12 2007
This film provides insight into John Paul Two's character that no unauthorized biography could have achieved.
Friday, May 11 2007
Careless and predictable, Georgia Rule offers up the abuse victim's "sexy" acting out as alternately beguiling and blameworthy.
Thursday, May 10 2007
Monday, April 30 2007
Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.
Friday, October 29 2004
Detective Tapp's convoluted weirdness is attributable to Danny Glover's resourcefulness, since the script doesn't know quite what to do with him.
Thursday, April 8 2004
It is an updated fairy tale that, for all its charms, can't quite break out of its old-time constraints.
Thursday, April 25 2002
'The Cat's Meow' insists, you can't go back to the good old days, because they were never so good as you think they were.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Tim Robbins has never been shy about being one of them damn Hollywood liberals -- pro-union, anti-death penalty, solidly Green, married to Susan Sarandon.