Friday, April 17 2009
This tale of three codgery sea captains looking for a wife is not all that romantic, or especially comic.
Tuesday, October 9 2007
It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.
Thursday, August 2 2007
One of the most innovative series of the ‘90s finally arrives on DVD, with the set produced by none other than star and creator Garry Shandling…
Wednesday, April 18 2007
Marie Antoinette's veneer is so impregnably varnished, so buffed to such an imposing sheen, that any attempt at critical ingress either bounces off of or slides down its glossy façade.
Friday, October 20 2006
A girl made queen by the peculiar forces of 18th-century statecraft, Marie is by turns amused, alarmed, and pissed off, mercurial and imperious as only a teenager can be.
Monday, August 7 2006
Hope, delayed. A painful, poignant adaptation of everyday life.
Tuesday, August 3 2004
Strikingly, RoboCop's political insights are as timely today as on its release in 1987.
Thursday, June 17 2004
The team is scrappy and determined, willing to endure repeated -- and I mean repeated -- batterings with wrenches and balls.
Monday, July 8 2002
What the sequel does make abundantly clear is that the apparently accidental harmonies of the first can -- indeed must -- be turned into calculation.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Hey there. If you find yourself pushing on past middle age and wondering why all your potential has only gotten you just where you are and not one iota farther, then Curtis Hanson's new film Wonder Boys may be your sunset tonic.