Monday, May 9 2011
What was something of a self-indulgent escapade in the UK version takes on far more resonance and dramatic and cultural relevance in the US version.
Thursday, December 10 2009
In adapting author Sapphire's difficult novel for the screen, director Lee Daniels is helping change the way spectators view African American women by deploying stereotypes and then exploding them.
Monday, August 24 2009
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!
Monday, January 12 2009
Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.
Wednesday, June 18 2008
There's certainly more going on here than an '80s time capsule, never mind the big hair and the theme song by The Waitresses.
Friday, May 30 2008
There’s more than a hint of disinterment about this movie, as if everyone involved were reinhabiting old skins and discarded personalities, and unable to shake the lassitude of the grave.
Thursday, May 29 2008
Michael Patrick King takes about two or three season finales' worth of tears and OMG jawdroppers and whacks them together into a big, sloppy, gooey sundae of a film that is, for better or for worse, just like the show … only longer.
It's two or three season finales' worth of tears and OMG jawdroppers whacked together into a big, sloppy, gooey sundae of a film that is, for better or for worse, just like the show -- only longer.