Sunday, March 6 2011
Prior to gaining fame as one of the foremost pop cultural creators, Joss Whedon gained fame within the film industry as a screenwriter and script doctor. But of these early efforts, it was his script for Alien Resurrection that contained themes that dominated much of his later work.
Tuesday, February 8 2011
In the highly stylized and inimitably executed scenes that owe as much to the Three Stooges and Rube Goldberg as to comedic luminaries like Keaton and Chaplin, Micmacs resembles nothing so much as watching a sporting event of the highest caliber, a quarterback on the hottest of streaks, hitting every pass, every note, and making it all look way too easy.
Monday, November 30 2009
Monday, May 1 2006
There is always something to look at in this film, even in the unsavory parts.
Friday, December 17 2004
The memory of war -- collective and individual -- is at best a deterrent, at worst, a fantasy to fuel more of the same.