Sunday, October 12 2008
Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.
Friday, May 12 2006
Why cast Andre Braugher and then not use him?
Tuesday, November 29 2005
Though Layla brings some sense of complexity to the proceedings, she's generally undermined by the film's straightforward charging.
Saturday, October 22 2005
Though Ben is gruff and finds it difficult to cuddle up with his adorable daughter, the movie gives him good (or least movie-like) reason.
Friday, July 29 2005
This cartoony coming out story soon gives way to a cartoony straightening out story.
Thursday, February 5 2004
Disney's Miracle is an unabashed celebration of the connections among sports, national pride, and the wonder of whiteguyness.
Thursday, February 20 2003
This is a scary city, where scary figures hang out on scary corners and slouch with scary insouciance. No wonder the cops are tense.
Thursday, December 13 2001
Moreover, the film asserts, if you're not careful in your dealings with people, you'll end up with no self and no life, in that big empty Times Square in your head.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Even the magnetic Ice T -- who has about three minutes on screen as a super-sneery mercenary and who has notoriously bad taste when it comes to picking scripts -- looks like he's made an unusually bad decision with '3000 Miles to Graceland'.
Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) is the anti-hunk, the inverse of the pectorally endowed fighting machines typified by Stallone and Schwarzenegger.