Friday, September 19 2008
Even as various people try to "do their jobs" in Battle in Seattle, they are repeatedly boxed in by lack of information and lack of power.
Monday, September 8 2008
From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.
Friday, January 26 2007
Smokin' Aces mashes together at least four movies, with all plots and characters spinning around a Vegas card trickster.
Friday, September 22 2006
The flyboys all have "issues" to resolve through their service. And so the war becomes the occasion for each to engage in a personal growth experience.
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Jacquelin Perske's script delivers Tracy's story in a series of snapshots, brief, highly detailed moments, comprised of close-ups or bits of dialogue.
Tuesday, July 5 2005
Lalita is daring independent whose education involves coming to terms with both her constraining heritage and her desire to fit in.
Friday, February 11 2005
In Bride & Prejudice, Lalita is at once the skeptic and the convert-to-be.
Thursday, January 15 2004
Along with Will Yun Lee, Jay Hernandez provides bookends of street-cred color for pretty white star Martin Henderson.
Friday, October 18 2002
Gore Verbinski's The Ring is relentlessly disquieting and incoherent, and sometimes trite in ways it doesn't need to be.