Tuesday, March 24 2009
Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Friday, December 5 2008
The premise is so awful it veers toward sublime: the angry white guy kills everyone.
Thursday, December 4 2008
Thursday, September 11 2008
Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.
Monday, May 16 2005
Pete Rose so badly wants people to think he's a good guy that he presents Rose the legend, never Rose the man.
Wednesday, October 13 2004
Even as it lays down a scary geopolitical scenario and a few partisan gauntlets, The Day After Tomorrow aims to please.
Friday, May 28 2004
As the 'eye of the storm' speeds across the screen, instantly freezing everything in its path, Jack looks up to see a flag, turned spastically solid in a second. Here it is, the money shot: the emblematic United States, stuck in time, blind to consequences, fixated on its own reckless self-love.
Thursday, February 13 2003
Offers a cagey take on cultural influences and intersections.
Sunday, January 1 1995
With a final polish, 'The Journeyman' might be a feature debut as important as Robert Rodriguez's 'El Mariachi'. Kick ass.