Sunday, May 12 2013
If the plot is thin, the show does offer other pleasures, including the actors’ improv skills, revealed in subtle and hilarious flashes of genius.
Sunday, April 26 2009
May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.
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.
Tuesday, August 5 2008
This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.
Monday, November 20 2006
Despite its comparatively strong plot and sharp satire, For Your Consideration seems less substantial than Guest's other films.
Thursday, April 24 2003
In its focus on these reunited '60s folkies, 'Wind' engages in that most virulent form of nostalgia: '60s-itis.
Friday, October 18 2002
'I don't know you, I don't know your work, but I think you're very talented.'"
Sunday, January 1 1995
Sixteen years ago, a young filmmaker named Marti DiBergi set out to capture, in his words, 'the sights, the sounds, and the smells' of a workhorse British rock band named Spinal Tap.
The question I am left with, in relation to all these other characters, is what, if anything, are they satirizing?"