Friday, March 13 2009
Race to Witch Mountain holds no surprises (even granting that it's a remake).
Sunday, March 1 2009
In short, this is among the least funny films you will ever see. This is in and of itself quite a serious problem for a comedy, but it gets worse.
Wednesday, September 6 2006
As Michael Bolton oozed across the floor, my interest began to go south faster than a carpetbagger on roller skates.
Thursday, June 8 2006
Thrilling in its shiny surface detail, the NASCAR scene stretches before you like an anthropomorphized vista: this is the immediate future of animation, and Pixar, recently and loudly sold to Disney, means to own it.
Friday, September 2 2005
Before you can say, 'Drew Barrymore', Tre's got himself a spot just outside the cool-kids-on-campus clique.
Monday, January 17 2005
This So-Called Disaster is more impressionistic than comprehensive.
Friday, November 19 2004
Tim Allen needs to stop making Christmas movies.
Thursday, May 13 2004
The real surprise is Sam Shepard's candor when recounting for Michael Almereyda the painful details of his father's deterioration.
Friday, August 9 2002
Juni and Carmen's perspective, part convincingly ingenuous and part movie-kid calculated, organizes the film's general view of things.
Sunday, January 1 1995
'Spy Kids' is all fun, sometimes obnoxious, and incessantly cheerful -- having your parents kidnapped is a minor inconvenience, leading to the chance to ride in a submarine that looks like a blowfish. How neat is that!"