Wednesday, August 22 2007
Harry Potter's Rupert Grint steps out of Hogwarts quietly, as if on tiptoe.
Tuesday, October 17 2006
As if the "driving lessons" metaphor is not burdensome enough, the film presents Ben with a series of non-options.
Thursday, August 3 2006
This second feature by Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers) knows what it's about, both its generic limits and your knowledge of those limits. It doesn't try to trick you, but instead delivers the usual tension-building effects.
The crawly cave-beasts keep popping up in sudden soundtrack blasts, but Neil Marshall's half-baked ideas about betrayal and woman's capacity for savagery are simplistic and pretentious.
Monday, June 2 2003
Call it destiny or bad luck: things don't work out for Tess.
Thursday, August 1 2002
Me Without You is a disquieting and stunningly accurate depiction of female friendship.