Friday, April 21 2006
Here's the rub: does it matter that consumers know all about the badness and the cynical ambition, but watch anyway?
Wednesday, May 15 2002
'About A Boy' is not 'The Hugh Show'. Thank goodness.
Sunday, January 1 1995
If this film only accomplishes one thing, it's this: acknowledging that even straight boys explore their sexuality with their male friends and come out of the experience more aware of themselves, not necessarily fucked up.
Like Arteta's intelligent and lively first feature, Star Maps, Chuck and Buck takes emotional risks and poses questions - about children and adults, responsibility and sexuality -- that other films will not.