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, October 15 2008
As Corrine Burns, the 15-year-old Diane Lane, simultaneously naïve and hard-edged, negotiates the tensions inherent in rock stardom as well as anyone ever has on screen.
Friday, September 26 2008
In an alternative universe, Jean (Viola Davis) does have a story -- one that you'd rather be seeing as Nights in Rodanthe descends into mundane melodrama.
Monday, September 8 2008
From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.
Sunday, June 29 2008
Brashness and arrogance, and absolutely none of the consequences of either.
Thursday, February 14 2008
The Chechnyan backdrop reminds you yet again of the utter inconsequence of Jumper.
Friday, January 25 2008
Even if you take the film's moral lesson at face value, the overkill is discouraging, and not very instructive.
Monday, January 21 2008
Friday, September 8 2006
Simo is as self-inflating and lost as George Reeves, his heroism as flimsy and sad.