Friday, February 6 2009
Much of the “comedy” in The Pink Panther 2 is a rehashing of the jokes from the first film.
Thursday, February 28 2008
The rather complex ideological issues and unique sense of aesthetics that Frankenheimer infused in his films can be fully appreciated in this collection.
Tuesday, June 5 2007
Given that babies and young children love nothing more than repetition, repetition, and... um.... repetition, I can't understand why even the pointiest of heads would think children between the ages of six months and three years could possible need 23 different Baby Einstein DVDs.
Sunday, November 12 2006
If religion, to paraphrase Oscar Wilde, is the fashionable substitute for belief, then The Da Vinci Code, judging by author Dan Brown’s quasi religious following, has asserted itself as the fashionable substitute for religion
Wednesday, November 8 2006
Droll and unfortunately titled, Flushed Away marks a point of no return for British animated films.
Friday, September 22 2006
The flyboys all have "issues" to resolve through their service. And so the war becomes the occasion for each to engage in a personal growth experience.
Friday, May 19 2006
In straining to make its spaces and secrets 'scary', Da Vinci literalizes thoughts and dreams, and abandons mystery and nuance.
Friday, February 10 2006
Jean Reno gets the prize for infinite patience, as he maintains an admirable serenity amid the frenzy, perhaps especially when clobbering Clouseau.
Thursday, February 7 2002