Monday, April 27 2009
This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.
Saturday, December 20 2008
Friday, August 22 2008
Anderson dilutes Roger Corman’s satire by locating Death Race among society’s transgressors, depicting their dysfunctions with gory relish, and confining the race safely behind the walls of an isolated prison.
Thursday, August 21 2008
Thursday, October 25 2007
Consider the patience and time it takes to build a ship in a bottle. Now imagine a fully functional Spanish Armada in a snow globe.
Tuesday, July 3 2007
The point here is excess. For 144 minutes, the film pummels and pounds, delivering explosions, combat troops, speeding vehicles, computer codes, giant robots -- and more explosions.
Without the weight of an already formed franchise to pull it down, this filmic funhouse is allowed to spin wildly out of control. We simply sit back and enjoy the operatic ride.
Wednesday, May 2 2007
Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.
Thursday, July 13 2006
Toward the end of 'achieving a balance' in the film, Justin Lin says, 'It was just basically a massage all the way through, from the writing to the production to the editing.'