Friday, September 28 2007
The movie abandons any aspiration to Austen's wit or social critique, and lapses instead into total triteness.
Monday, January 17 2005
This is the film's premise, that Sam's existence is simultaneously ideal and outrageous, typical and desirable.
Wednesday, September 29 2004
'A lot of people who have seen this movie are surprised that we have depicted these people warts and all,' says historian Stephen L. Hardin.
Thursday, September 23 2004
These 'times' are somehow exponentially more dangerous, but no one refers to 9/11 or the Bush administration, apparently erased in this alternate non-reality.
Thursday, April 8 2004
Standing on a rooftop at the Alamo, the apparently valiant and suddenly insightful Davy Crockett (Billy Bob Thornton) pulls out his fiddle.
Monday, November 10 2003
The mere presence of joker-faced Gina Gershon in a movie makes it campy.
Thursday, July 24 2003
The Cottons bluster into the Mortmains' lives, as Americans in British tales will do.
Tuesday, June 17 2003
That is, the season that many fans have called out as disjointed and erratic, maddening and disappointing. To a point, the complaint is justified, as Joss Whedon and company tend to concede. But only to a point.
Sunday, May 18 2003
Buffy is often mentioned specifically as a "female empowerment" show, but one of its most inviting aspects is the way its cast has always been uncommonly split between guys and girls.
Sunday, January 1 1995
But the Scoobies have expanded the tv series, to include character study and analysis of the bonds of humankind.