Thursday, March 2 2006
Bereft of comic chops, Jon Bon Jovi must carry scenes exclusively on the basis of his good looks, which works for about 10 minutes.
Thursday, January 16 2003
Most often cast as sidekicks, Anthony Anderson has shown repeatedly that he can perform rings around supposed stars.
Sunday, January 1 1995
As Tim Burton's new version of 'Planet of the Apes' demonstrates in many ways, some subtle, some not so, the recycling of cultural milestones is not simply a marketing device, but a way to rejuvenate cultural mythology, be it science fiction or religious fable.
Tim Burton should never have been given this assignment. There are no humans in his films, which can impress, but never move us.
While 'Driven' shows cars crashing exceedingly well, the people part only functions to keep the film from coming off like a late night infomercial for an exploitative 'Greatest Car Crashes' videotape -- not available in stores!"