Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Friday, September 5 2008
By the end of Hallam Foe, you've nearly forgotten his all-too-regular boy development. Now you're wondering, what's Kate doing when he's not looking?
Thursday, August 28 2008
Whether it was through silence, grotesquerie, fury or intelligence (or, at times, lack of intelligence), Cartlidge was not afraid to upturn the dark corners of the women she portrayed.
Friday, February 8 2008
In fact, Fool's Gold is pretty much bereft of bright spots.
Wednesday, November 30 2005
A hard movie, in the sense that it's difficult and also harsh, Naked is unsettling, often extremely funny and sometimes bizarrely brilliant.
Wednesday, January 26 2005
The monsters are functions of the franchise, but also vaguely resistant, less transparent than they seem.
Monday, November 1 2004
'Actually,' Frank Coraci begins his commentary for Around the World in 80 Days, 'I never wanted to do a director's commentary.'"
Friday, August 27 2004
King of the video game movies, director Paul W.S. Anderson continues to meet and resist expectations with his latest, Alien vs. Predator.
Thursday, June 17 2004
The absolutely scariest scene in Around the World in 80 Days features Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Monday, June 14 2004
Black Hawk Down illustrates well the absurdity and chaos of urban warfare: there's no ground to be won, no victory to be claimed.