Thursday, March 4 2010
Better Than Advertised
Thursday, September 28 2006
In a city of eight million people, I’d bet you could find at least 7.9 million everyday dramas that are more engaging and genuine than the ones assembled here.
Monday, August 7 2006
Hope, delayed. A painful, poignant adaptation of everyday life.
Friday, January 27 2006
The contrast between Kyle's multiple layers of loss and the flurry of life that goes on without her is briefly compelling.
Friday, September 23 2005
Jodie Foster's face is the most frequently used and most powerful effect in Flightplan.
Friday, March 18 2005
Lurching into the simultaneously delicate and banal business of Terry's anger, not to mention her daughters' understandable bewilderment, the movie offers little in the way of complexity or sense.
Monday, June 28 2004
As Kyle's nightmare indicates, The Perfect Score includes a rudimentary political critique of the U.S. educational and testing system.
Monday, March 1 2004
You can almost hear the producers' pitch: 'It's Heathcliff and Catherine via Justin and Britney -- tragic love, but without all those heavy wool broadcloths.'
Friday, January 30 2004
The Perfect Score includes a rudimentary political critique of the U.S. educational and testing system.
Monday, November 17 2003
'School's no place for kids anymore.'"