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Tuesday, September 9 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.


Wednesday, September 12 2007

The Practice Makes Perfect—Well, Almost

What do you call four lawyers, a secretary, and a couple of prosecutors? I call it the best thing since Clarence Darrow.


Wednesday, April 5 2006

Heist

Unlike the characters, each step of the heist was carefully drawn, proceeding logically in a series of reversals, both physical and mental.


Friday, February 25 2005

Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

While Helen's story is compelling, it's subsumed by the men's antics.


Saturday, March 8 2003

Bringing Down the House (2003)

It's like an episode of Bewitched, only longer, and with a feisty black woman instead of a white witch.


Thursday, June 20 2002

Minority Report (2002)

Based on a story published by Philip K. Dick in 1956, 'Minority Report' is science-fiction of the sort that Dick preferred to write -- set in the future, but all wrapped up in concerns that are immediately relevant to the present moment (that the same concerns were relevant back in 1956 is not a little unnerving, as will become clear).


Wednesday, January 9 2002

The Practice

The attorneys on ABC's 'The Practice' can't catch a break.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Practice

These defense attorneys understand that many of their clients are scumbags, and they are caught between doing their job and honoring the principle that the guilty in our society should receive appropriate punishment.


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