Sunday, April 13 2008
Teens have their precious catchphrases and secret languages, but they're nervous, fumbling creatures. They don’t come equipped with Chaucer-like witticisms, or razor-sharp retorts.
Thursday, January 17 2008
Thursday, December 20 2007
Monday, December 10 2007
Wednesday, December 5 2007
A movie about a 16-year-old girl's unplanned pregnancy, Juno manages to avoid any significant emotional depths, despite its plainly complex subject.
Tuesday, December 4 2007
The story in Juno is unpredictable and touching. But Cody's dialogue is exceptional, a flurry of hip, witty words that snap and dissipate before you can accuse them of being too stylized.
Wednesday, December 13 2006
Naylor doesn't need a "human" face; we love him the minute he offers us a light.
Thursday, March 16 2006
The ironies of Thank You for Smoking are not subtle.