Friday, March 27 2009
In the poorly paced and ineptly edited Haunting in Connecticut, Matt is surrounded by dark shadows, ooky male choruses, and reflections of tortured corpses in dirty glass.
Monday, June 23 2008
Tuesday, February 27 2007
Friday, February 23 2007
The movie is at least nominally aware of the silliness of its device, that the finding of 23s in every frame is a game, that the meanings are more about readers' needs than some grand plan of the universe.
Audie has always believed Charlie will launch his rocket. And with one neat, maybe comical metaphor, it's very clear what's at stake.
Sunday, October 15 2006
That a down home jamboree could be interesting to heavy-metal loving middle school students speaks to its wide.
Tuesday, September 19 2006
Faces are hard to read in Smith. Sometimes, this inscrutability is obvious, even exaggerated.
Friday, June 9 2006
A Prairie Home Companion combines typical Altman strategies, like overlapping dialogue and converging multiple storylines, as well as his fanatical appreciation for the process of creating art.
Thursday, June 8 2006
You might call A Prairie Home Companion an unlikely Lindsay Lohan movie. You could also call it the best work she's done, the best work she's likely to do, or the best chance she's had to do good work.