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Friday, December 5 2008

Cadillac Records

In the ambitious and cluttered Cadillac Records, Leonard Chess redistributes income among his artists, but the point is not lost on any of them that he decides who plays when and even how to play.


Friday, July 11 2008

Meet Dave

Meet Dave is "Eddie Murphy in Eddie Murphy," literally, metaphorically, exhaustively.


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.


Tuesday, December 11 2007

The Perfect Holiday

Part "family movie" and part "romantic comedy," Perfect Holiday divides its energies unevenly, leaning too heavily on the adults acting like children.


Wednesday, July 25 2007

Abandon (2002)

This is one of the best horror films in some time; not sacrificing itself to irony or parody but committed to the dark corners of human nature and the complex labyrinths that exist in the mind.


Sunday, March 4 2007

Running With Scissors (2006)

Director Ryan Murphy lacks the requisite wicked flair for black-comedy, the levity is mishandled, and completely at odds with the intensity of performance and direction.


Thursday, February 15 2007

Tyler Perrys Daddys Little Girls (2007)

A disappointingly outsized villain, Jenny fills up what would have been Madea's space, only she's not so strong, entertaining, or even convincing.


Thursday, October 26 2006

Running With Scissors (2006)

Augusten's narration of Running with Scissors starts with a question: "How do I begin to tell the story of how my mother left me and how I left her?"


Tuesday, November 22 2005

The Honeymooners (2005)

While most of the target audience for the movie may not remember the TV version, Schultz's Honeymooners unfortunately forgets what was most appealing about the show.


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Bad Boys II (2003) (Reviews) [9.Dec.03]
Bad Boys II (2003) (Reviews) [17.Jul.03]
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003) (Reviews) [28.Feb.03]
Deliver Us From Eva (2003) (Reviews) [13.Feb.03]
Abandon (2002) (Reviews) [18.Oct.02]
City of Angels (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Two Can Play That Game (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Brothers (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Bring It On (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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