Wednesday, April 29 2009
With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.
Monday, September 1 2008
Season 2 of Heroes had a lot to live up to. Some say it didn't quite succeed. This four-disc box set, loaded with extraordinary extra features, puts things right.
Monday, January 28 2008
Groundhog Day still holds up as one of the great mind-bending, heartfelt comedies of all-time.
Thursday, June 21 2007
That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.
Thursday, August 5 2004
A movie where Carly Simon serves as guiding light can't be all bad.
Monday, December 15 2003
Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan bring an appealing mutual affection to the remake of Freaky Friday.
Thursday, August 7 2003
It's good to see Jamie Lee Curtis acting like a 15-year-old.
Monday, June 30 2003
Phillip Seymour Hoffman defies the shallow gravity of Hollywood logic.
Thursday, January 9 2003
Love Liza wallows in grief and asks its audience to do likewise.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Imagine that, like Leonard (Guy Pearce), you find yourself in mid-run, with a scary-looking guy with a gun running nearby, and you have to figure out who's chasing whom. In practical terms, it only takes a second to realize that he's chasing you, because he fires his gun at you and heads your way.