Thursday, March 4 2010
Better Than Advertised
Monday, April 27 2009
This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.
Sunday, September 9 2007
It takes genuine pros to make the mock-sport movie look like a worthwhile competition. A brisk, disposable amusement.
Thursday, June 21 2007
That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.
Monday, May 1 2006
In trying to balance the competing forces of farce and pathos, the film is at times funny and moving, though there are so many characters and subplots that some get lost in the shuffle.
Friday, December 16 2005
The self-congratulating, liberal-leaning Stones are addled when good boy Everett (Dermot Mulroney) brings home the very bad fiancée.
Monday, March 7 2005
Its snark makes The Incredibles one of those cartoons that mainstream, self-knowing adults might appreciate along with their kids.
Friday, November 5 2004
Instead of dolls and fishies, the stars of the The Incredibles are angsty adults, specifically, superheroes whose flying-high heyday is over.
Monday, April 28 2003
So self-indulgent, so over the top, so gay. We loved it.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Police Chief Mannion's know-it-allness is grating, no doubt. And like many crusaders before him, he maintains this attitude no matter what happens, blaming everyone else for what goes wrong.