Wednesday, December 21 2011
While many PG films use the death of a parent as a story catalyst, by focusing on Benjamin's constant pain, We Bought a Zoo is infused with a malaise that will be hard for younger viewers to absorb.
Thursday, December 17 2009
"I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen" -- 20 years later.
Monday, February 6 2006
The DVD of Elizabethtown is called the Widescreen Special Collector's Edition, though there's not one thing special about it.
Thursday, October 13 2005
Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown does not know how to end.
Thursday, December 13 2001
Moreover, the film asserts, if you're not careful in your dealings with people, you'll end up with no self and no life, in that big empty Times Square in your head.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
Documentaries made by non-documentarians can be exhilarating since, new to the form, the filmmakers tend to break old rules and push into interesting territory. But they can also wind up looking something like Pearl Jam Twenty.