Friday, February 6 2009
Much of the “comedy” in The Pink Panther 2 is a rehashing of the jokes from the first film.
Thursday, August 28 2008
Friday, July 18 2008
Transsiberian makes provocative connections between external and internal states, the ways that composition can reveal character.
Friday, May 9 2008
In Redbelt, as ever in David Mamet's universe, the fight is the issue.
Sunday, April 27 2008
In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.
Thursday, November 1 2007
Friday, October 19 2007
Tuesday, October 16 2007
This is the reductive conceit of Lars and the Real Girl, Lars' representative incongruity: he's so unlike everyone else that he becomes their cause and sign of sanity.
Monday, March 20 2006
Howl's Moving Castle ticks with nervous energy and unsettledness. These jittery-edged images conjure exquisite rhythms as they approximate children's perspectives.
Thursday, February 9 2006
Jean Reno gets the prize for infinite patience, as he maintains an admirable serenity amid the frenzy, perhaps especially when clobbering Clouseau.