Friday, November 7 2008
While it's surely moving to see the closing credits tribute to the much-missed Bernie Mac, the route to that end is slow going.
Sunday, June 15 2008
Thursday, February 7 2008
There's a not bad movie inside of Welcome Home, briefly visible in the quiet center provided by Margaret Avery, especially.
Friday, January 6 2006
'Teenage boys alone in Chicago for the summer spells trouble, especially with a lot of pretty extras around,' says Malcolm Lee.
Friday, September 23 2005
While Roll Bounce means to be feel-good, its formulaic route to that end is often tedious.
Friday, May 31 2002
Peppered with Chappellian hilarities (and the man can riff), it is more like Austin Powers than a hard-hitting satire, minus Mike Meyers' mania, plus Lee's deft direction and Griffin's own brand of energy.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Someone I know organized an opening weekend group to go see The Best Man. As he reasons in the invitation he sent out to several friends, Hollywood pays attention to opening weekend box office receipts, and he'd like to ensure that this film's receipts make an impression on the powers that be. You don't see this kind of effort made for just any movie.