Sunday, May 18 2008
A smart film that is ultimately undone by the director’s preening and self-conscious style.
Monday, March 24 2008
Friday, March 14 2008
To start, the premise of The Return of Jezebel James -- infertility -- isn’t exactly a knee-slapper.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
It's an unusual, vaguely intellectual premise for a film, lacing emotional ambitions and betrayals through a literary framework.
Monday, September 12 2005
Six Feet Under's lack of delicacy is easy to mistake for exploitation. Where other shows hint, this one acts out.
Wednesday, July 20 2005
This near obsessive concern for Emily's well-being also limits Evie's experience, even her desire for experience.
Friday, June 24 2005
Four years of torturing the Fishers has worn my patience thin.
Tuesday, August 24 2004
Six Feet Under has become crass, each episode an empathy decathlon topped off with ghoulishly deferred catharsis.
Monday, June 9 2003
Six Feet Under's challenging third season reminds us that the gulf between it and rest of the widgets that pass for television shows is monumental.
Sunday, January 1 1995
'Six Feet Under' makes us think about death's implications and how to deal with it, and, more importantly, it helps us to realize what a tragedy a life wasted or spent in conflict can be.