Sunday, September 18 2011
With so many characters shoved in, it's no surprise that only a select few have any emotional lift. That said, the ones that do -- especially the ones played by Michael Fassbender -- prove to be powerfully intriguing.
Wednesday, April 13 2011
Tuesday, January 27 2009
There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?
Sunday, November 30 2008
Thursday, September 18 2008
Penelope’s Otherness marginalizes her at the same time that it makes her a more exotic possession.
Friday, June 27 2008
Angelina Jolie has evolved. As of Wanted, she is no longer merely mortal, but her own sublime creature.
Sunday, June 22 2008
Monday, April 28 2008
If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?
Wednesday, April 2 2008
There are so many perspectives to be considered in this film, that it might be said director Joe Wright had one too many cooks in the English country estate’s proverbial kitchen.
Sunday, March 2 2008
Lemon's disillusionment and efforts to reclaim his reporter's cred grant Penelope something like a topical theme.