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.
Thursday, April 3 2008
Sunday, April 15 2007
As reporter Warren Wilson remembers, "That would have been less of an impact on me, had I been shot [as he nearly was], than Kennedy being killed, stopped, in a moment in America's history, when we needed him and his advocacy more than ever before."
Friday, March 2 2007
From the director responsible for Van Wilder, Wild Hogs is another thudding men-will-be-boys saga, this time populated by middle-agey stereotypes.
Wednesday, December 13 2006
Naylor doesn't need a "human" face; we love him the minute he offers us a light.
Thursday, November 16 2006
With Kennedy serving as a symbol for what might have been, Bobby illustrates the problems he identifies.
Monday, October 2 2006
An excellent noir, or a tragicomedy, about the repressed beliefs in all of us.
Thursday, August 24 2006
Violence liberates Edmond from society's restraints, focuses him on fulfilling his own desires, makes him appealing to the opposite sex.
Tuesday, July 18 2006
Adapting Stephen King's short stories, Nightmares & Dreamscapes preserves their spirit as well as their eerie plots.
Thursday, March 16 2006
The ironies of Thank You for Smoking are not subtle.