Monday, April 27 2009
Friday, April 24 2009
The Soloist illustrates Nathaniel's internal life -- his music and his madness -- in reductive, sensational imagery.
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Like the sex scenes, the film itself is cold and remote, and as viewers, we merely go through the motions, watching it.
Monday, April 28 2008
Deception is less a thriller than it is a contest between boys with big egos, assorted women dropped in as pseudo-exotic objects of exchange.
Friday, February 22 2008
Thursday, February 7 2008
Friday, February 1 2008
John Sayles' Honeydripper is less a conventional film than a bluesy collaboration -- slow-moving and contemplative, wily and laced through with cultural nuances.
Wednesday, September 12 2007
What do you call four lawyers, a secretary, and a couple of prosecutors? I call it the best thing since Clarence Darrow.
Thursday, October 31 2002
It conjures a perverse and giddy grace.