Monday, March 23 2009
In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.
Wednesday, April 23 2008
An interesting tale about the intent of lying and the strengths of good old-fashioned work.
Friday, October 19 2007
The most impressive effect in 30 Days of Night is Danny Huston's haircut.
Friday, August 24 2007
"I would love to play a rock star," he said. "If somebody said it was time to make The Iggy Pop Story, I'd be there."
Maybe Erik just is so dim that he doesn't understand what's at stake in his storytelling, the way it reflects and repeats a history of storytelling.
Wednesday, June 13 2007
Purposefully ending one's life is often seen as a last act of personal desperation. But in Jefferey Eugenides' poignant, bewitching novel, it may actually be a form of salvation.
Friday, September 15 2006
Why the detectives are obsessed with the murder is never clear, though it may have to do with the vacuum of a movie swirling around them: they've got nothing else to do.
Friday, April 7 2006
Despite the title of the movie he lives in, Slevin (Josh Hartnett) is only partly lucky.
Tuesday, August 16 2005
Like the guys, the girls are undone by their reliance on conventional male power signs.
Friday, April 1 2005
Distraught, ornery, self-critical, these heroes are certainly more "anti" types than straight-ahead.