Friday, January 30 2009
New in Town subjects Lucy (Renée Zellweger) to a series of life-changing revelations, most stemming from a reductive big city/small town dichotomy.
Monday, April 24 2006
Director Anand Tucker insists his film is not about the glitzy L.A. It is, instead, about an L.A. populated with 'ordinary people just like you and me, getting on with their lives.'"
Saturday, October 22 2005
For all its seeming delicacy, its view of Mirabelle as perfect, precious object is decidedly limited.
Monday, September 12 2005
Six Feet Under's lack of delicacy is easy to mistake for exploitation. Where other shows hint, this one acts out.
Friday, August 5 2005
A sort of minimalist male melodrama, Broken Flowers tracks a journey through regret and hope.
Friday, June 24 2005
Four years of torturing the Fishers has worn my patience thin.
Tuesday, August 24 2004
Six Feet Under has become crass, each episode an empathy decathlon topped off with ghoulishly deferred catharsis.
Thursday, July 22 2004
The women on either side of the film's imaginary moral divide are both gorgeous and potent, both capable of cruel violence, and both dedicated to their own desires.
Monday, November 10 2003
It is more irritating than it is offensive or even funny.
Monday, June 9 2003
Six Feet Under's challenging third season reminds us that the gulf between it and rest of the widgets that pass for television shows is monumental.