Sunday, May 3 2009
Seemingly designed for in-flight viewing, this film is the equivalent of a competently written paperback, or a leftover helping of Ma’s comfort food.
Friday, January 16 2009
Last Chance Harvey is a movie about starting over.
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.
Friday, September 28 2007
The movie abandons any aspiration to Austen's wit or social critique, and lapses instead into total triteness.
Tuesday, August 3 2004
Jennifer Garner embodies a joy that's all too rare on recent movie screens, in adults or kids.
Monday, July 12 2004
Anthony Minghella's image of the birds in snow articulates Cold Mountain's aesthetic and themes, its interest in collision and reverie, in nostalgia and resistance.
Friday, April 23 2004
13 Going on 30 is best when it's adorable.
Tuesday, December 23 2003
The first scene in Cold Mountain is sensational and sickening, an apt introduction to what will be a Civil War saga.
Thursday, April 3 2003
Even the most generous viewer is hit by the absence of rationales, however bizarre or slender, for the film's plot turns.