Tuesday, February 10 2009
Friday, December 26 2008
Friday, December 19 2008
Equally afflicted by an old-school weepies affect and new-agey self-righteousness, Seven Pounds is by turns clumsy and overbearing.
Thursday, December 18 2008
This holiday season, Mickey Rourke (in The Wrestler) and Will Smith (Seven Pounds) suffer for all us sinners.
Thursday, October 16 2008
For all of Spike Lee's status as the eternal Young Turk, he's also a moviemaker who came of age just a few years after the brat pack of Spielberg, Scorsese, de Palma, et al.
Friday, September 26 2008
Spike Lee's answer to the many WWII movies that have left out the experiences of black soldiers, Miracle at St. Anna is ambitious and ardent.
Thursday, September 25 2008
Thursday, September 11 2008
Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.
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.