Thursday, March 22 2007
Behind the Mask's parody is geared for viewers familiar with TV forensics lessons as well as torture.
Friday, August 5 2005
The film portrays such reframings and delimitations, of borders that can't be crossed, in images at once delicate and acute.
Monday, November 8 2004
Like his characters, Robert Aldrich went for broke, taking his audiences on a thrill ride that could be thoughtful and hair-raising at the same time.
Monday, June 7 2004
Aileen's changed self takes shape most immediately and vehemently in response to a psychotic-seeming john who declares his loathing of all 'hookers nowadays'.
Thursday, January 8 2004
Aileen is a terrifying specter, precisely because she's neither only a victim nor only monstrous. As Theron plays her, she swaggers and rationalizes, trusts and fumes.