Friday, November 16 2007
Fermina remains a cipher, an object in Juvenal's possession and of Florentino's endless affection without an emotional life of her own.
Wednesday, June 21 2006
Though Elvis seems impelled by the memory of his dead Mexican mother and trained to deliver a certain calculated violence, his power is illusory.
Wednesday, May 12 2004
It is a revenge story, and while we shy away from revenge as a valid motive, at least we still understand it.
Thursday, April 15 2004
Ungainly and grim, the movie is loaded with comic-book heroic clichés and explosive effects.