Tuesday, November 1 2011
Set in a working class neighborhood in Manchester, The Street examines how minor revelations and everyday secrets transform our lives suddenly, inexplicably, inevitably.
Tuesday, December 9 2008
Thursday, November 20 2008
Friday, November 14 2008
Bruno's education and his mother's regret are rendered with big music and zoomy close-ups, in the end, a story of the Holocaust that is less enlightening than melodramatic.
Thursday, October 9 2008
Watching Mike Leigh’s sublimely fresh Happy-Go-Lucky, you could be forgiven for wondering what the rest of humanity is so depressed about, anyway.
Thursday, August 28 2008
Whether it was through silence, grotesquerie, fury or intelligence (or, at times, lack of intelligence), Cartlidge was not afraid to upturn the dark corners of the women she portrayed.
Wednesday, March 26 2008
A dark, slippery love story, a meditation on the risks of embracing one’s muse, a study of the author and his/her “creation”, a quiet reflection on the nature of “human understanding”, this film is many things at once.
Monday, February 4 2008
I was so annoyed with Hector’s inability to make a single mature decision that I was glad when he became a monster and the blood started splattering.
Tuesday, June 6 2006
By the time poor Kate visits a shrink who embodies all the institutional and moral restrictions she faces daily, you're wanting everyone to jump off rooftops, preferably with nooses.
Thursday, March 30 2006
As in the first film, this premise -- that Catherine's plot is a series of lies -- is mildly interesting.