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, April 18 2008
In 88 Minutes, Gramm's carelessness is increasingly annoying, less a characterization than a function of slack scripting.
Sunday, August 20 2006
"It was Christophe's vision that Rose is very much a normal person in this un-normal world," says Radha Mitchell.
Friday, April 21 2006
Long on atmosphere, Silent Hill is way short on cunning or beguiling. It's also short on sense.
Thursday, January 6 2005
White Noise falls into that least-likely-to-succeed genre, the horror film released in winter.
Wednesday, December 22 2004
Reasoning that 'a white man can get away with anything today,' Stander sets out to distract the police as well as show up their prejudice.
Friday, August 13 2004
Stander's keenest challenges are directed at action movie conventions, and more generally, the construction of pop cultural heroes.
Monday, February 2 2004
As the kids have picked up from every cultural sign around them, sex is a route to adulthood, but it's also an ordeal, a hard test of their young mettle.
Thursday, August 28 2003
As the girls have picked up from every cultural sign around them, sex is a route to adulthood, but it's also an ordeal.
Wednesday, May 15 2002
Danny's story is part noiry nightmare, part scam saga, and part junkie-underground travelogue.