Wednesday, February 11 2009
Tuesday, November 20 2007
A typical domestic dramedy, This Christmas offers one exceptional moment: Chris Brown performing "Try a Little Tenderness."
Monday, December 5 2005
The West Wing's chief relationships have been tested and compromised, turning Sorkin's noble, fast-walking liberals into more than the sum of their quips and ideals.
Thursday, March 18 2004
Don't call it a remake.
Thursday, December 4 2003
Honey's so good that local hoochie mama just has to challenge her.
Monday, April 7 2003
It's not a standard issue dealer movie, featuring strong performances, a shrewd narrative structure, and subtle, smart resistance to stereotypes.
Thursday, November 7 2002
Such fictionalizing ensures Eminem's lovability, across all categories.
Thursday, October 24 2002
As familiar as this story sounds (and is), Ace is hardly your usual somebody.
Thursday, January 3 2002
Based on a 1953 Philip K. Dick story, the film rehearses the usual Dickish concerns, namely, a male protagonist's loss of identity, confidence, and context in a dystopic SF future.
Sunday, January 1 1995
This is easily O's most cogent insight, which it hits hard and insistently -- the ways that longstanding cultural anxieties about race in the U.S. continue to affect young people's individual and community relationships, just as it affects adults.