Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Thursday, August 28 2008
Wednesday, August 27 2008
While the film appears at first to be complicating the definition of "traitor," it's not long before the potential meanings are reductive and literal.
Friday, April 18 2008
In 88 Minutes, Gramm's carelessness is increasingly annoying, less a characterization than a function of slack scripting.
Thursday, January 10 2008
From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.
Thursday, August 9 2007
Even if you accept the premise that viewers want to see their celebrities punished, the violence against Aubrey is extreme.
Friday, January 19 2007
Grace gathers herself into a vengeful and even self-aware fury, as her boyfriend watches in some awe, wondering more than once what she's doing.
Friday, September 29 2006
Early snickers greeting The Guardian's trailers took an easy target. Kevin Costner in water: dude, it couldn't be good.
Monday, November 1 2004
Kevin Bray sees his Walking Tall as a series of fight sequences, a simplification that leaves it open to interpretation as a barometer of our political climate.
Wednesday, September 29 2004
As the Rock puts it, 'If you wanna sit back and relax, and crack open a cold one, you sit back and relax. We're gonna be entertained.'"