Tuesday, March 3 2009
Sam, Andi, Sock, and Ben demonstrate that pulling oneself up by the bootstraps is more difficult than the normative fantasies of the American Dream would have us believe.
Monday, February 9 2009
Is the casting of Ray Wise as the Devil so obvious that it’s brilliant, or so obvious that it’s banal?
Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Sunday, November 2 2008
Friday, January 4 2008
What is Ed Burns up to?
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Although he's a bit of a slacker, Sam is a basically good guy for whom the thought of being in league with the Master of Darkness is disconcerting.
Thursday, March 16 2006
Lamenting the loss of 'people who are uncompromising,' Clooney says, 'For us, this movie is a success if some kid in Austin, Texas sees it, who is studying journalism, and says, 'That's the guy I want to be like.' Then we win.'"
Sunday, October 9 2005
Shot in exquisite black and white, George Clooney's portrait of Edward R. Murrow is partly reverential, partly probing.
Monday, January 26 2004
He's a monster, but he's taken completely seriously"
Thursday, August 28 2003
The bus breaks down and the adults are one by one grabbed up and whisked into the sky, screaming.