Friday, October 12 2007
The movie feels more superficial than significant, like it's stuck behind a pane of glass.
Friday, May 25 2007
Thursday, May 24 2007
In the just-in-time for Memorial Day weekend Pirates sequel, Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) pursues pleasure with the sort of determination usually associated with moviegoers.
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.
Wednesday, November 22 2006
Addiction and guilt shape the junkies' existence, until the inevitable, life-threatening crisis shakes up their routine.
Friday, December 23 2005
Munich is about the shifting meaning the city's name took on after that dire moment in 1972, the shorthand it became for survivors, historians, and avengers.
Monday, June 7 2004
Ned might have been a criminal in the eyes of the law, but to working class Australians he was a hero wrongly accused.
Monday, December 15 2003
Johnny Depp spent time learning to swordfight, so that Captain Jack Sparrow could be poised and everready -- in a word, the Muhammad Ali of swordfighters.
Thursday, October 9 2003
The Coen brothers' latest venture is a rat-a-tat romantic comedy of the Preston Sturges persuasion, at least for its first hour or so.