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.
Monday, April 27 2009
This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.
Thursday, October 25 2007
Consider the patience and time it takes to build a ship in a bottle. Now imagine a fully functional Spanish Armada in a snow globe.
Tuesday, July 3 2007
The point here is excess. For 144 minutes, the film pummels and pounds, delivering explosions, combat troops, speeding vehicles, computer codes, giant robots -- and more explosions.
Without the weight of an already formed franchise to pull it down, this filmic funhouse is allowed to spin wildly out of control. We simply sit back and enjoy the operatic ride.
Wednesday, May 2 2007
Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.
Friday, December 1 2006
The so-called Third World wreaks vengeance on a bevy of beautiful Caucasians in Turistas.
Thursday, January 22 2004
Like Legally Blonde, Win a Date showcases an independent-minded girl whose naïveté and credulity make her admirable.
Monday, October 6 2003
If one sequestered a gang of adolescent males long enough without female company, they'd sooner or later produce a script for Las Vegas.