Sunday, January 6 2013
Our culture is on a deathtrip. Do we secretly wish for the end of the world?
Tuesday, September 15 2009
Friday, August 28 2009
Even now, "She's Like the Wind" remains one of the better love songs of the 1980s.
Monday, January 26 2009
Thursday, January 15 2009
Even when The Beast trots out clichés, Patrick Swayze is compelling, his many performances jaggedy and surprising, his rhythms weird, his sense of humor entertainingly bleak.
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Friday, September 15 2006
The most enjoyable portions of the film mock Mary Poppins-style children's literature, whereby a goodhearted but lost family is set aright by a no-nonsense nanny.
Friday, October 21 2005
Rarely does a director's cut reflect a vision 'truer' to a source text. But, like most everything else surrounding the picture, The Outsiders: The Complete Novel is quite an anomaly.
Thursday, February 17 2005
The problem embodied by Donnie is at once mundane and painfully special, the dilemma of fate vs. free will, laced though with unanswered questions of identity and responsibility.
Thursday, February 26 2004
Suddenly, Katey's aware of a perspective other than hers and other Americans'.