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, February 2 2009
A little cute, sure, but strikingly real -- or at least faked with a lot of heart.
Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Monday, January 12 2009
Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.
Thursday, October 2 2008
At its heart, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a fairy tale, a collective delusion about the here and now.
Tuesday, September 9 2008
What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.
Friday, August 22 2008
The House Bunny is truly toxic, telling women to hate their bodies and hide their talents.
Thursday, June 26 2008
A teen comedy without many laughs, a social satire that cuts so deep it leaves viewers squirming.
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.
Friday, February 22 2008
As Charlie learns his own limits and the value of "being himself," his movie turns increasingly humdrum.