Friday, April 3 2009
Alien Trespass won't let our knowledge of the stereotypes it incorporates do the work and make the critique.
Wednesday, January 14 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Sunday, May 11 2008
There are so many positive aspects to this film that the empty feeling left when the it ends is utterly shocking.
Wednesday, January 16 2008
PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.
Tuesday, November 6 2007
The Unit is not about deserving. It's about the veneer of moral order.
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, August 31 2007
What really gives the cinematic pallet a high-quality cleansing is a ripe old fashioned dose of certifiable stupid.
Tuesday, May 8 2007
The Unit doesn't include you in the parameters of the performance. You have to figure yourself who's lying to whom and when it matters.
Tuesday, April 10 2007
This is what The Unit gets right: while the men's violence can fix any given crisis, domestic effects are perpetual.
Tuesday, February 20 2007
Where other "kids' films" might instruct or condescend, Bridge to Terabithia treats children like what they will eventually become: grown-ups.