Wednesday, May 28 2008
This oddball film's closest progenitors are Fassbinder’s Brecht-influenced and just plain weird Whity, and Cox’s Americanized Spaghetti western, Straight to Hell.
Friday, August 24 2007
"I definitely do not have the wit of Blackadder. I definitely require scriptwriters to provide that. And I don't think I'm as dark or cynical as Blackadder is in his view of the world."
Back with even less to say than before, Bean lurches toward his much-anticipated beach vacation with all the refinement of a train wreck.
Thursday, August 23 2007
Physical comedy is officially dead, and Rowan Atkinson killed it.
Wednesday, July 25 2007
This is one of the best horror films in some time; not sacrificing itself to irony or parody but committed to the dark corners of human nature and the complex labyrinths that exist in the mind.
A perplexing little ghost story about one woman’s search for her roots, the film grapples with the weightiness of the past, the inevitability of fate, and the madness of desire.
Thursday, May 3 2007
In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.
Sunday, February 25 2007
Like the Overlook Hotel in The Shining, this bad place exacts revenge on ignorant interlopers.
Monday, July 26 2004
Speaking in his commentary track, del Toro is keenly passionate about the film, the character, and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola.
Thursday, April 1 2004
The latest hero for our time is red. Fire engine red. Looming over the city from a rooftop, he puffs his cigar and glowers.