Wednesday, June 6 2007
Two long hours that I will sadly never get back.
Tuesday, April 3 2007
Any movie that finds a place for the remarkable Jackie Burroughs begins with bonus points.
Thursday, March 15 2007
Fans of this wonderful film are left to puzzle not just over its thematic and narrative layers, but its respectable but perfunctory treatment here.
Friday, February 2 2007
Tacky and terminally bland, Because I Said So sets up one basic joke -- the interfering mother -- and runs it into the ground.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.
Friday, October 20 2006
This trick -- The Transported Man -- is at the center of the film's thematic concerns with replication, movement, and deception.
Wednesday, August 2 2006
Heck's heartbreak, the most resonanting aspect of this film, is not necessarily a bad thing, but it sure does drain the piss out of Luce and Rachel's final, loving, lesbian embrace.
Wednesday, December 21 2005
Andy Shankman's poorly structured, unevenly paced, uninspired movie is set in summertime, which means its release is off season.
Friday, August 26 2005
Space is a primary concern in a movie called The Cave.
Wednesday, July 6 2005
Melanie Lynskey, despite being underused in the film, says more with a couple of gestures and expressions than anyone else does with dialogue.