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Friday, February 6 2009

Push

Too much explanation, of the sort Cassie is inclined to provide, only slows down the nonsense Push is pushing.


Thursday, February 5 2009

‘Push’ Lacks Energy, Excitement


Monday, January 12 2009

Celulloid Culpability - Top 10 Film Guilty Pleasures of 2008

Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.


Friday, March 14 2008

Never Back Down

Within two minutes of slamming, bloody, muddy mess in Never Back Down, you know that Jake has daddy issues.


Friday, December 8 2006

Blood Diamond (2006)

The movie can't seem to get out of its own way, relying on melodramatic clichés to make complex political observations.


Friday, September 23 2005

Gladiator: Extended Edition (2000)

It's a bad sign for your making-of doc when the most interesting folks to listen to are the studio weasels.


Thursday, July 21 2005

The Island (2005)

Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson run around in an efficiently digitized near-future scary-scape, occasionally propelled by ethical questions about cloning.


Friday, April 1 2005

Beauty Shop (2005)

Good news: Queen Latifah is free of wet noodle Jimmy Fallon.


Friday, February 18 2005

Constantine (2005)

Doubting his mission and his faith even as he's consumed by them, Constantine is an achingly topical comic book/movie hero.


Monday, May 17 2004

In America (2003)

The semi-autobiographical tale of director Jim Sheridan considers the many complicated ways that 'America' works as idea and experience, the ways it engulfs, consumes, and produces its subjects.


In America (2003) (Reviews) [4.Dec.03]
Biker Boyz (2003) (Reviews) [31.Jan.03]
The Four Feathers (2002) (Reviews) [26.Sep.02]
Gladiator (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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