Tuesday, April 7 2009
Friday, April 3 2009
Fast & Furious is everything it sounds like: crass, unoriginal, and mostly tiresome.
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 13 2006
The main special effect is something called the slash and spray -- a sword slice across the torso that causes a fountain-like torrent of arterial goodness.
Wednesday, September 8 2004
Resident Evil opens at a moment that might be best described as mid-psychosis, that is, the titular evil is overtaking the 'residence'.
Tuesday, January 13 2004
S.W.A.T. knows what it is, namely, an expensive, hyper-actionated, CD-selling, multi-raced and multi-buddied flick.
Thursday, August 7 2003
S.W.A.T. knows what it is, namely, an expensive, hyper-actionated, cd-selling, multi-raced and multi-buddied flick.
Thursday, August 15 2002
Big fat super-popular boy power movies don't rely on plot, so it probably makes sense that this pulse-pounding girl power movie doesn't either (and like most boy movies, this one is about a stunningly beautiful white protagonist surrounded by a multi-culti crew).
Thursday, August 1 2002
Look again, and it opens up into a morass of narrative fractures.