Tuesday, October 5 2004
'I think we've all had those moments in our lives where we question,' says Brian Dannelly.
Friday, May 28 2004
Those seeking a movie about Christians with absolutely no flaying whatsoever can proceed directly to Brian Dannelly's Saved!.
Monday, July 21 2003
Screenwriter William De Los Santos calls Spun a 'love story'.
Friday, April 11 2003
Boasting that it includes more than 5,000 edits, Jonas Åkerlund's feature debut offers glimpses -- very fast -- into life on speed.
Thursday, October 10 2002
Seems stuck in first gear, grinding through a series of very "safe" clichés.
Sunday, January 1 1995
And yet, for a rock 'n' roll film set in the '70s, Almost Famous has surprisingly little sex and drugs on screen (though both are much discussed). Even when two or three of the 'band-aids' decide to deflower William, mainly to alleviate their boredom, it comes off more like a slumber party game than an act of real sexuality.
Maybe in the deceptive world of fame (or almost-fame), this is the best version of intimacy available, although it's easier to attribute it to the characters' superficiality, and maybe a certain starry-eyed idealism on Cameron Crowe's part.