Sunday, June 1 2008
Director Harlin's cinematic GPA constantly dips over and under the line between B-movie bliss and C-movie oblivion.
Tuesday, March 25 2008
The Die Hard series is a true rollercoaster of visual excesses guaranteed to raise the viewer’s adrenaline levels – while invoking intriguing ideological and cultural subtexts that deal with race, gender, masculinity, and social anxieties.
Monday, January 15 2007
All the stuff that should be cool feels only listless.
Thursday, September 29 2005
While the accumulating bodies and declarations of motive are unclever, Mindhunters does make good (if not quite enough) use of LL Cool J.
Friday, May 13 2005
In Mindhunters, the relationship between realness and not is especially fraught.
Friday, August 27 2004
Father Merrin, action hero. Who could have imagined it?"
Sunday, January 1 1995
While 'Driven' shows cars crashing exceedingly well, the people part only functions to keep the film from coming off like a late night infomercial for an exploitative 'Greatest Car Crashes' videotape -- not available in stores!"