Wednesday, May 30 2007
A nifty pair of musical releases by the wry wordsmith and bittersweet observer Garrison Keillor, or That Twit, as I have referred to him on many previous occasions.
Monday, October 16 2006
That a down home jamboree could be interesting to heavy-metal loving middle school students speaks to its wide.
Friday, June 9 2006
A Prairie Home Companion combines typical Altman strategies, like overlapping dialogue and converging multiple storylines, as well as his fanatical appreciation for the process of creating art.
You might call A Prairie Home Companion an unlikely Lindsay Lohan movie. You could also call it the best work she's done, the best work she's likely to do, or the best chance she's had to do good work.
Monday, November 1 2004
Bowling for Columbine's most effective device is Moore's own lack of answers; he sets up argument after argument, only to see each one crumble in the face of evidence and reality.
Tuesday, October 5 2004
Moore states it plainly: brave young troops agree to fight and die, asking only one thing in return, that their efforts be justified and the people do so in good faith.