Wednesday, April 1 2009
Reiner and Goldman manage to marry timeless storytelling elements with modern comedic sensibilities in such a way that it will never feel corny, old-fashioned, or dated.
Tuesday, August 5 2008
This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.
Wednesday, January 2 2008
Wednesday, December 26 2007
The Bucket List is the sort of movie you can watch in your sleep.
Monday, October 8 2007
TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?
Friday, December 23 2005
For a couple of minutes, such slippage between movie myths and mythic divas looks like it might turn charming, or maybe clever. But it doesn't.
Monday, April 18 2005
Stand By Me is always worth celebrating.
Thursday, June 19 2003
It is Alex's fantasy into which the film and Emma's seeming interests devolve.
Tuesday, March 25 2003
In the case of All in the Family and Sanford and Son, 'groundbreaking' is not an overstatement.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Sixteen years ago, a young filmmaker named Marti DiBergi set out to capture, in his words, 'the sights, the sounds, and the smells' of a workhorse British rock band named Spinal Tap.