Wednesday, January 30 2008
We're left in our own daze, wondering which Michael Ian Black made this movie, and why.
Thursday, June 21 2007
That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.
Friday, November 3 2006
One or two resist their designations: Bound Man doesn't want to be bound, Broken Nose resents that mishap.
Monday, October 11 2004
dr. vegas burdened by a shaky premise (is it a comedy? is it a drama?) and some of the limpest lines penned this side of Coldplay's lyrics.
Tuesday, December 9 2003
In almost every way, Bad Boys II is larger, louder, and longer than the original. It is also more of the same.
Tuesday, November 4 2003
Offers the traditional CBS fantasy that nothing really bad happens to people who work on the side of the angels.
Thursday, July 17 2003
For this invasion, they need extra firepower and get it, including useful high tech surveillance courtesy of the CIA: this is Bad Boys II's most outrageous fantasy, that this agency has its act together.
Monday, September 23 2002
While reality hounds might say that this is exactly how banal contemporary mob life is, they might also remember that a stamped certificate of authenticity doesn't inoculate drama against tedium.
Thursday, August 22 2002
The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a whole lot of nada.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Imagine that, like Leonard (Guy Pearce), you find yourself in mid-run, with a scary-looking guy with a gun running nearby, and you have to figure out who's chasing whom. In practical terms, it only takes a second to realize that he's chasing you, because he fires his gun at you and heads your way.