Tuesday, May 8 2007
A good movie about poker, but only good enough to appeal to those who enjoy watching card games on TV.
Friday, May 4 2007
The cuts are obvious, the rhythms sluggish, and the dialogue redundant, as if the movie's afraid you've missed it the first time.
Sunday, October 9 2005
In Her Shoes is formula of the quality sort. Formula that showcases big performances and metaphors, and mood-indicating rock songs.
Thursday, November 7 2002
Such fictionalizing ensures Eminem's lovability, across all categories.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Hey there. If you find yourself pushing on past middle age and wondering why all your potential has only gotten you just where you are and not one iota farther, then Curtis Hanson's new film Wonder Boys may be your sunset tonic.
Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys is very much concerned with the boys its title declares (or, rather, with a certain sort of boyish behavior). More to the point, it actually seems to wonder, as we do and as the characters do, what is to be done with them.