Sunday, November 11 2012
Sam Mendes’ virtuoso control behind the camera mesmerizes and hypnotizes, his depiction of Depression-era America a stasis of tragedy, each death inevitable but slow to ferment.
Thursday, January 7 2010
Sunday, September 27 2009
Another movie about and/or aimed at educated, self-aware 20-and-30-somethings, a certain portion of which, of course, hate nothing more than a movie trying to entertain them or depict them in any way.
Sunday, August 16 2009
For those who have been following Alexi Murdoch, Away We Go is essentially his debut album repackaged with some other songs thrown in. For everyone else: It's a wonderful, breezy collection of big-hearted singer-songwriter numbers.
Friday, June 12 2009
Away We Go is breezy and summer-appropriate -- but its central couple still has problems.
Friday, June 5 2009
A finely pedigreed comic road film that, when all is said and done, is too finely-tooled for the NPR set to have much life left in it.