Thursday, March 13 2008
The film’s treatment of how one navigates the grief process, and the hidden trauma that follows inexplicable loss, is sensitive and thought-provoking.
Monday, October 22 2007
Friday, October 19 2007
The film intersperses the evolving liaison between Jerry and Audrey with their memories of Brian, suggesting he's their connective tissue even if he is lost.
Sunday, September 23 2007
It’s not so much the endless heavy-handed clues, outmoded dialogue, or totally untrustworthy traits of the main characters that make the movie so unforgivable; it’s the purposeless ending that eschews all previous traits, dialogue, and clues.
Friday, April 13 2007
While it begins dully enough for an investigative thriller, Perfect Stranger quickly skids off into abject foolishness.
Wednesday, April 11 2007
"There was a time, before Oscar, when I could not have even got in the room with certain directors."
Friday, May 26 2006
It's a superhero movie, so all these choices involve massive destruction -- buildings disintegrating, fireballs flying, bodies detonating.
Friday, March 11 2005
Valiant and righteous, the old-fashioned robots fight back against the slick, wealthy, huge machine.
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, December 1 2003
At once all powerful and utterly powerless, this involuntary terrorist is the first mutant you meet in X2.