Friday, May 8 2009
For all its speed and commotion, Next Day Air is a movie you've seen before.
Sunday, April 26 2009
May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.
Friday, January 9 2009
For all its references to spirituality, Not Easily Broken is fixated on an earthly bond, between a good man and the good woman who defines him.
Wednesday, January 16 2008
PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.
Tuesday, November 13 2007
The very incoherence of Southland Tales is something like an argument, its many pieces and pronouncements a deconstructive challenge to world order.
Monday, April 7 2003
It's not a standard issue dealer movie, featuring strong performances, a shrewd narrative structure, and subtle, smart resistance to stereotypes.
Thursday, October 24 2002
As familiar as this story sounds (and is), Ace is hardly your usual somebody.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Survivor's tone is very difficult to locate, and while this elusiveness may be more than the producers intend, it's just as possible to surmise that they know what they're doing and that teasing the audience with its own naivete is their way of undermining the medium even as they exploit it so well.