Thursday, April 29 2010
An interesting historical document, coming as it did before Johnny Depp's super-stardom and at the beginnings of "Indiewood".
Sunday, August 31 2008
Sunday, May 18 2008
A smart film that is ultimately undone by the director’s preening and self-conscious style.
Tuesday, November 27 2007
It's an unusual, vaguely intellectual premise for a film, lacing emotional ambitions and betrayals through a literary framework.
Friday, July 13 2007
At long last, Lifetime has discovered what's been missing from TV: Theresa Randle.
Tuesday, July 10 2007
Friday, April 14 2006
Mary Harron's smart new movie is less about Bettie Page than the many forces that made her 'notorious,' the moral hypocrisies and sexual repressions that shaped the '50s and persist today.
Thursday, April 14 2005
Death, or that state 'beyond natural color', is Short Cuts' common denominator.
Monday, June 14 2004
Gaining resonance with today's 'war on terror,' The Weather Underground, recalls another unsettled social scene, during another unsettled period.
Thursday, May 13 2004
You're left wondering just what Evie sees in Drum, except that abstract backwardsness that she's inscribed in herself.