Friday, November 16 2007
Fermina remains a cipher, an object in Juvenal's possession and of Florentino's endless affection without an emotional life of her own.
Monday, November 12 2007
Friday, October 26 2007
The film marks its "period" incessantly, with every clichéd backing track you can think of.
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Cane's soap operatic set-up is both efficient and florid, laying out both familial continuity and class distinctions.
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.
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.'"
Tuesday, January 28 2003
Skeet Ulrich brings to Miracles a combination of weary intensity and ethereal pretty-boy beauty.
Thursday, August 1 2002
The idea that an individual, like Robin Hood, could stand up for the rights of the oppressed comes across as a pleasant fantasy, worthy of song and legend, but devoid of the means to stand up against state power.
Thursday, December 20 2001
Meth is, as always, an exceedingly charismatic presence, and his partner an able comic foil.