Monday, March 2 2015
Fassbinder's stifling drama about the sufferings of dependence is high camp, where the sparks fly with radiant colours.
Friday, January 14 2011
Racing games still force players to start with the slowest cars and work their way up. Despite my frustrations, this system works for Hot Pursuit.
Friday, May 21 2010
As the Portuguese director Pedro Costa's work shows, art is not always pretty and art does not give answers, but there is a process, like life, of destruction and creation that offers transcendence, however fleeting.
Thursday, February 4 2010
The typical gangster film is turned on its ear; unlike its biblical namesake, no God passes judgment here.
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Sunday, February 10 2008
Burnout Paradise strives to be more than traditional, and in many ways it succeeds, but some of the design choices may prove unappealing for people who simply wanted a modest update to the franchise.
Wednesday, January 30 2008
Tuesday, April 24 2007
Monday, April 16 2007
The film's awareness lies behind much of the action, to give it a gravity and power that offers hope without denying the potentially hopeless psychological brutality of war.