Friday, November 6 2009
Endgame crafts a crackling thriller out of the tangle of crafty maneuvering and happenstance that put a stop to South Africa's apartheid.
Tuesday, January 27 2009
There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?
Tuesday, January 6 2009
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Body Heat manages to take ideas from the noir genre without turning it into a cliché.
Monday, November 17 2008
The novel was ideal for independent filmmaking; the resulting film, even more than 20 years later, is still superb.
Wednesday, November 5 2008
The droning of a self-righteous windbag whom everyone has long since tuned out, rather like an annoying car alarm.
Sunday, October 26 2008
Monday, October 20 2008
One of the most “incredible” things about this so-called reinvention of the Hulk is how close it is to Ang Lee’s vision.
Saturday, October 18 2008
Sunday, July 20 2008
It’s almost rather brilliant the way the film betrays and sabotages itself as it comes down the home stretch.