Friday, March 13 2009
Race to Witch Mountain holds no surprises (even granting that it's a remake).
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
Thursday, May 5 2005
Beaches is the Goliath of those epic '80s melodramas, squashing patience and dignity and tact.
Monday, December 13 2004
'When you do a love story as part of your film, you need to do a lot of love scenes, so we can see the lovers together,' explains Garry Marshall.
Wednesday, October 13 2004
'Raising Helen's a happy, peppy picture, with Kate Hudson and her legs,' says Garry Marshall.
Friday, August 13 2004
Even as it so loudly declares its interest in girls' independence, thoughtfulness, and generosity, Royal Engagement is disappointingly derivative, slapdash, and small-minded.
Monday, August 9 2004
'You know, sometimes you use a relative,' says Garry Marshall. 'I heard that nepotism is legal, so I made it an art form.'"
Friday, May 28 2004
Helen's initial efforts to maintain her previous life are as glib as her inheritance of the children.
Sunday, January 1 1995
I worry about Julia Roberts. I know I don't need to but still, I feel like I can't help it. It's not because she's a particularly convincing performer on or off screen, though she does look distressed or vulnerable much of the time. It's not because the promoters for her latest movie, Runaway Bride, have been running ads with the creepiest stalker song ever made, the Police's Every Breath You Take.