Wednesday, April 29 2009
With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.
Sunday, September 9 2007
It takes genuine pros to make the mock-sport movie look like a worthwhile competition. A brisk, disposable amusement.
Friday, June 8 2007
Surf's Up offers nuanced and energetic penguins, as well as top-notch CGI.
Tuesday, May 1 2007
Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.
Monday, April 2 2007
Friday, March 30 2007
As pleased with itself as any other Will Ferrell comedy, Blades of Glory targets buddy and sports movie conventions, and -- oh yes -- ponders the profound gayness of figure skating.
Thursday, March 29 2007
Thursday, March 1 2007
In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.
Friday, September 29 2006
Amanda is demoted from object of desire to prop, so wan and undirected that she'll fall for whoever happens to be winning the boys' contest at any given moment.