Articles tagged elizabeth perkins

Weeds: Season Five Premiere

I want to laugh at Weeds, but its constant oscillation between vilification and victimization of its female characters leaves me frustrated.

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26 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

Weeds: Season Three

This isn’t clever satire anymore, but something like an unintentionally Bergmanesque study of moral self-destruction.

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Big

11 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Big

Over the course of eight months, four body switch movies were released in the late '80s. Only one Big remains standing.

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16 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Weeds

Once more, Mom slips into her "Godmother" persona, wades into the tall weeds of moral ambiguity, ready to make one more compromise, one more sacrifice.

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25 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Weeds

Weeds is clear about its stance on getting stoned.

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29 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Must Love Dogs (2005)

This family thing is looking rather grim now, as if it's about to swallow the rest of the movie whole.

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16 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Hercules

The labors are colorful on paper, somewhat less than thrilling in execution.

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18 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Ring 2 (2005)

Rachel misses the fact that she's living in a horror movie sequel, which ordains that she's not anywhere near 'starting over' in the usual sense.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

28 Days (2000)

The pleasure Gwen takes in all this chaos -- not to mention Bullock's signature sunniness -- makes this introductory sequence look like the opening to a broad Farrelly brothers-style comedy.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Cats & Dogs (2001)

In 'Cats & Dogs', the colors are a little too bright, everything is a bit too perfect. And all is not as swell as the humans would think: it's 'American Beauty' for pets.

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

// Short Ends and Leader

"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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