Monday, October 3 2011
It's the show that started it all, and even with its notable flaws, it still remains a fascinating look into modern-day gay culture.
Thursday, October 11 2007
The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.
Wednesday, July 25 2007
This is one of the best horror films in some time; not sacrificing itself to irony or parody but committed to the dark corners of human nature and the complex labyrinths that exist in the mind.
Monday, May 28 2007
The serious Science Fiction film genre is dead or at least on cinematic life support. As the new millennial marches forward, and an omnipresent production paradigm that substitutes spectacle for smarts, futurist filmmaking is definitely gasping for breath.
Monday, March 26 2007
Cuaron talks about Children of Men, his powerful film with explicit references to the political present.
Friday, January 5 2007
Even with so much attention paid to her body and to her child, Kee's story is secondary to Theo's, as his loss of hope must be undone and his past redressed.
Thursday, August 18 2005
As Judd Apatow points out, 22 minutes is a challenging timeframe for developing characters, making jokes, and advancing the plot.
Monday, July 12 2004
Anthony Minghella's image of the birds in snow articulates Cold Mountain's aesthetic and themes, its interest in collision and reverie, in nostalgia and resistance.
Tuesday, December 23 2003
The first scene in Cold Mountain is sensational and sickening, an apt introduction to what will be a Civil War saga.
Friday, October 18 2002
Cynical and beautiful. No wonder the boys can't resist her.