Sunday, January 31 2010
While sick last week, I took the opportunity to catch up on a marathon of HBO's Hung.
Tuesday, November 20 2007
The Mist indicts blind belief, but doesn't escape the weight of its clichés.
Wednesday, May 12 2004
It is a revenge story, and while we shy away from revenge as a valid motive, at least we still understand it.
Thursday, April 15 2004
Ungainly and grim, the movie is loaded with comic-book heroic clichés and explosive effects.
Thursday, March 20 2003
One thing you can say about 'Dreamcatcher': you can't really say one thing about it.
Thursday, April 11 2002
The Sweetest Thing targets moviegoers who seek out the familiar and formulaic.
Sunday, January 1 1995
There's not much in this film that's subtle, but it does actually have something thoughtful to say about the ways that we perceive and assume truth, or the ways we might be convinced of some untruth because of our own anxieties. What you see can be -- and usually is -- deceiving.
... expensive, tacky melodrama.