Friday, February 22 2008
Thursday, February 7 2008
Friday, February 1 2008
John Sayles' Honeydripper is less a conventional film than a bluesy collaboration -- slow-moving and contemplative, wily and laced through with cultural nuances.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.
Wednesday, November 22 2006
Izzi is both Tommy's end and his means, and so, at last, not quite herself.
Monday, November 8 2004
The Barbershop movies focus their energies on familial feelings and communal inclinations, and Cedric's wily jokes.
Monday, June 28 2004
Eddie (Cedric the Entertainer) comes to understand a new place for himself, and, no small thing, frames an acutely political history by his own story.
Thursday, February 5 2004
These first five minutes grant Eddie and the barbershop some specific background, of resistance and community.
Thursday, September 12 2002
Barbershop's multiple charms are all sweet.
Thursday, July 18 2002
Busta out-acts and out-spectacularizes Tyra Banks.