Sunday, May 11 2008
There are so many positive aspects to this film that the empty feeling left when the it ends is utterly shocking.
Sunday, February 3 2008
As a genre piece, Mangold’s remake satisfies the requisite clichés (sweeping desert vistas, corseted women, ample gunplay), but not much else.
Friday, September 7 2007
All the men in this movie think they're doing the right thing, no matter how unhinged their actions may look.
Friday, November 18 2005
John R. Cash (Joaquin Phoenix) is a hard-drinking, drug-abusing, soul-searching, all-black-wearing, June-Carter-loving man.
Tuesday, September 9 2003
As James Mangold neatly puts it, these characters are running along 'a kind of Möbius strip of hell.'"
Thursday, April 24 2003
Amanda Peet, not incidentally, throws some fine, even sublime, attitude.
Monday, December 24 2001
Never mind that Leopold is clueless when it comes to actual labor or the concept of class; as long as he's upper, he has no need to know anything more.