Friday, May 15 2009
Overrated as truth may be, in The Brothers Bloom, Penelope (Rachel Weisz) is supposed to signify it.
Sunday, April 5 2009
Friday, December 19 2008
The movie starts with a cute sleight-of-handy gimmick, the sort that assumes a canny audience who’s a step ahead of regular narrative conventions.
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Not all that incredible, but rather an endearing, relaxing and enjoyable series of meetings.
Tuesday, October 7 2008
The inconsistent early '80s British comedy sketch show, while not quite an embarrassment to all concerned, is of interest only to fans of the actors or '80s comedy completists.
Thursday, September 11 2008
Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.
Tuesday, July 8 2008
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?
Wednesday, October 3 2007
Cracker: A New Terror involves a murderer who is deeply affected by 9/11, the war in Iraq and the recently concluded war in Northern Ireland.
Wednesday, May 16 2007
By offsetting Women in Cages-style throw-downs with Malcolm X-like uplift, it is simultaneously strange and familiar, inspiring and annoying.