Sunday, November 9 2008
Watching this is rather like watching the grass grow. And blow in the wind. And trees. Bushes. Hedges. Blowing. You get the idea.
Friday, June 13 2008
The Happening features an effectively stylized physical environment: rarely have clouds drifting overhead and wind blowing through trees and a sunny day been filmed so ominously.
Wednesday, June 11 2008
Thursday, July 20 2006
Story's whiter-than-white skin, bloody cuts, color-shifting hair, and need to keep wet make her a bizarre amalgamation of fantasies, alternately "male" and "childish."
Monday, January 10 2005
'I have to keep doing things that scare me, and this certainly scares me,' says M. Night Shyamalan.
Thursday, August 5 2004
Noah is so wrapped up in his own emotions that he seems, at first, the most literal embodiment of the film's critique of a post-9/11 American isolationism.
Thursday, August 1 2002
Sunday, January 1 1995
'Unbreakable' might be best described as 'Die Hard' for art-house audiences.