Wednesday, July 2 2008
Kit Kittredge is, as her movie and doll-line assert, An American Girl, and so she'll need to face up to her national history, embrace her responsibility, and learn a useful life lesson to boot.
Friday, August 3 2007
Sunday, August 6 2006
Hope, delayed. A painful, poignant adaptation of everyday life.
Wednesday, September 21 2005
There's lots of 'adult' humor and madcap legal maneuvering. The Practice should have been this much fun.
Wednesday, May 18 2005
Not only is the character difficult by heroic biopic standards, but his story combines radical thinking, extraordinary generosity, and supreme egotism.
Friday, November 19 2004
At its best, Kinsey turns nearly impressionistic, as when it represents the doctor's increasingly convoluted relationships with his team.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Forces of nature make for excellent movie villains. Twisters, storms at sea, icebergs, earthquakes, wild rivers full of snakes, volcanoes -- they're all big, bad, easily recognizable bullies, mainly because, by definition, they never pick on anyone their own size.