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.
Thursday, October 30 2008
For a movie to be franchised to death, it has to be great to begin with, and Child's Play, retains all of its punch two decades later. Heidy-ho!
Tuesday, August 5 2008
This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.
Wednesday, October 25 2006
In a digital animation era, where cartoons are meticulously rendered, Nightmare plays the role of elder statesman.
Thursday, August 1 2002
The idea that an individual, like Robin Hood, could stand up for the rights of the oppressed comes across as a pleasant fantasy, worthy of song and legend, but devoid of the means to stand up against state power.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Jack's ultimate epiphany is in keeping with the themes that usually apply to Burton's benevolent losers.