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Friday, January 20 2012

Lucasfilm’s ‘Red Tails’ Is Well-Intentioned But Thin

Red Tails is enjoyable enough and, like other George Lucas films, more throwback pulp than somber drama.


Sunday, March 29 2009

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

In The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Precious (Jill Scott) is often complicated, sometimes subtle, and determinedly independent -- a few steps ahead of her series.


Tuesday, August 21 2007

William Shakespeare’s As You Like It

The play's untidiness -- it's one of Shakespeare's most mischievous -- virtually guarantees a final product distinguished by individual performances rather than dramatic consistency.


Thursday, April 19 2007

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Based on Giles Foden’s novel of the same name this bold, visceral cinematic-bodyblow takes a political maelstrom and a maniacal dictator and squeezes them into the mould of a genre-picture.


Wednesday, September 27 2006

The Last King of Scotland (2006)

That Nicholas is also capable of great horrors, specifically in that he lets others act it for him and gets away with it, makes him, at some level, even more troubling than Amin.


Friday, September 2 2005

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

The team has a plan by which all this devastation will be erased. If only the same might be done for A Sound of Thunder.


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