Friday, March 28 2008
Even if card counting is legal, this gangster-style brutality plainly cannot be, yet it provides long minutes of hackneyed menace, a B-movie plot point that only underlines 21's unoriginality.
Wednesday, June 28 2006
Superman has seen the aftermath of world destruction, and he's come back with a perspective not quite so boldly idealistic or pompously ideological.
Wednesday, April 5 2006
Suffused with loss and longing, Bee Season is often graceful and moving.
Friday, November 11 2005
Words are mystical, magical, and wholly material in Bee Season.
Wednesday, December 22 2004
Kevin Spacey looks alternately fatigued and awkward as Bobby Darin.
Thursday, January 22 2004
Like Legally Blonde, Win a Date showcases an independent-minded girl whose naïveté and credulity make her admirable.
Thursday, October 16 2003
There's no truth in this true crime, only the fictions that sustain 'Hollywood'.
Thursday, August 15 2002
Big fat super-popular boy power movies don't rely on plot, so it probably makes sense that this pulse-pounding girl power movie doesn't either (and like most boy movies, this one is about a stunningly beautiful white protagonist surrounded by a multi-culti crew).