Wednesday, November 12 2008
All the usual elements of a Sorkin series are here: rapid-fire dialogue, his classic walk-and-talks, and stories with a political bent.
Friday, May 11 2007
Careless and predictable, Georgia Rule offers up the abuse victim's "sexy" acting out as alternately beguiling and blameworthy.
Thursday, May 10 2007
Monday, April 30 2007
Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.
Friday, December 2 2005
Transamerica settles for the familiar 'alternative family' rather than questioning all those systems that make the very concept of 'alternative' necessary.
Monday, June 6 2005
I'm stunned that Wisteria Lane is rife with homicidal nut-jobs and no one seems to care.
Friday, November 19 2004
Tim Allen needs to stop making Christmas movies.
Monday, October 11 2004
In its acerbic yet frothy way, Desperate Housewives satirizes women's clichéd, impossible choices.
Monday, June 10 2002
It attempts to rehabilitate Johnson (Michael Gambon) as a President whose considerable political and social policy achievements have been forever overshadowed by his escalation of the Vietnam War.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Then something fantastic happened. About two-thirds of the way through Season Two, some dead weight moved out of Wisteria Lane, and in their place came some exciting new plotlines.