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Thursday, February 5 2009

Taken: Daddy Tortures Best

Mill's towering righteousness is just too much for this weak little film, whose only interest is in affirming the white patriarchal prerogative.


Friday, January 30 2009

Taken

The melodramatic set-up takes little time in Pierre Morel's extra-actionated thriller. Almost as soon as Kimmie lands in Paris and neglects to call her father on the super-phone he's provided her, she's punished -- severely.


Thursday, January 22 2009

The Wackness

Ultimately, this film is neither dope nor wack — it’s just kind of boring.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008

With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.


Thursday, July 31 2008

The Wackness (2008)


Thursday, July 3 2008

The Wackness

The Wackness is a too familiar nostalgic movie, with period soundtrack, hot summer nights, and boys coming of age.


Tuesday, April 29 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.


Wednesday, January 16 2008

The Treatment

Four forms of love: a teacher's love for his students, a son's love for his father, a man's search for a sexual partner, and an analysand's love for his analyst.


Sunday, January 13 2008

The Ten

A high-speed collision between Krzysztof Kieślowski's Dekalog and Woody Allen’s Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sex.


Monday, August 6 2007

The Ten

Despite the sight gags, recurring characters, amusing references, and genuine chuckles it elicits, The Ten is more exercise than tour de force.


The Treatment (2007) (Reviews) [28.Jun.07]
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) (Reviews) [26.May.06]
Hide and Seek (2005) (Reviews) [28.Jan.05]
X2: X-Men United (2003) (Reviews) [1.Dec.03]
X2: X-Men United (2003) (Reviews) [1.May.03]
I Spy (2002) (Reviews) [31.Oct.02]
X-Men (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Made (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Love & Sex (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Don’t Say a Word (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Don’t Say a Word (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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