Wednesday, March 25 2009
Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.
Thursday, January 15 2009
Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.
Thursday, September 18 2008
Penelope’s Otherness marginalizes her at the same time that it makes her a more exotic possession.
Friday, May 9 2008
Inspired by the mostly beloved late '60s Japanese cartoon, Speed Racer is loud, large, and proudly crass.
Sunday, April 27 2008
In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.
Thursday, April 3 2008
The general fuzzed-out sense of malaise that Lee is able to tap into while exploring the Nixon-era sexual revolution (and repression and adventure), creates a point of view that both ruthlessly observes and empathizes with these alien suburbanites.
Sunday, March 2 2008
Lemon's disillusionment and efforts to reclaim his reporter's cred grant Penelope something like a topical theme.
Thursday, February 28 2008
Monday, February 25 2008
Friday, March 2 2007
Samuel L. Jackson's new Southern-fried movie is all about the blues.