Friday, March 28 2008
Even if card counting is legal, this gangster-style brutality plainly cannot be, yet it provides long minutes of hackneyed menace, a B-movie plot point that only underlines 21's unoriginality.
Friday, May 13 2005
Though the pathologies Fonda and Lopez embody tend to be framed as individual, they are symptomatic and well rewarded.
Thursday, January 22 2004
Like Legally Blonde, Win a Date showcases an independent-minded girl whose naïveté and credulity make her admirable.
Sunday, January 1 1995
If you pay money to see it, 'Legally Blonde' presumes, you get the joke: all this foofiness is really just a way to sugar-coat Elle's steely resolve, admirable ingenuity, and fabulous moral fiber, and -- more importantly -- to indict the entrenched gender/class/race systems that put her in her place (on top, sort of).