Sunday, May 12 2013
If the plot is thin, the show does offer other pleasures, including the actors’ improv skills, revealed in subtle and hilarious flashes of genius.
Monday, March 24 2008
Werner Herzog plays The German. In another movie, this might be all you need to know.
Tuesday, January 29 2008
Fear of your own child is exploited for maximum effect in this thriller, but there's little in the way of (believable) explanations for the characters’ actions.
Friday, July 6 2007
At first, Joshua invites you almost to imagine the boy's sense of rejection and growing frustration.
Wednesday, August 24 2005
Spoofing celebrities is easy. Finding the humor in a pitch meeting may be a little more complicated.
Thursday, April 24 2003
In its focus on these reunited '60s folkies, 'Wind' engages in that most virulent form of nostalgia: '60s-itis.
Thursday, February 13 2003
Offers a cagey take on cultural influences and intersections.
Friday, October 18 2002
'I don't know you, I don't know your work, but I think you're very talented.'"
Sunday, January 1 1995
Consider the view of Kevin Williamson, presently king of all he surveys. As writer-thinker-upper of the first two Screams, I Know What You Did Last Summer, and the WB's hugely popular Dawson's Creek (and even given the failure of this past fall's network-offering, Wasteland), he has spread out before him a vast space of Yes.
Sixteen years ago, a young filmmaker named Marti DiBergi set out to capture, in his words, 'the sights, the sounds, and the smells' of a workhorse British rock band named Spinal Tap.