Thursday, March 12 2009
As far as films go, this one's rather like a fleeting romance that wants to be a torrid affair.
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!
Wednesday, November 26 2008
Australia is both an epic and a post-epic epic: it understands what's at stake in such spectacle-making and wants to show you that it knows.
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.
Thursday, May 6 2004
Van Helsing is full of monsters -- monster lore, monster jokes, and monster trivia.
Monday, August 4 2003
Jonathan Teplitzky's 'Better Than Sex' is more froth than substance, copulation as cappuccino.
Thursday, July 18 2002
It's near-endlessly entertaining to watch him handle the crocodiles.
Sunday, January 1 1995
'Russian Doll' is above all an enjoyably quirky romantic comedy, and a pleasant way to spend a little vicarious time in a foreign milieu.