Monday, April 30 2007
Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.
Tuesday, May 8 2007
A good movie about poker, but only good enough to appeal to those who enjoy watching card games on TV.
Thursday, May 3 2007
The cuts are obvious, the rhythms sluggish, and the dialogue redundant, as if the movie's afraid you've missed it the first time.
Saturday, October 8 2005
In Her Shoes is formula of the quality sort. Formula that showcases big performances and metaphors, and mood-indicating rock songs.
Wednesday, November 6 2002
Such fictionalizing ensures Eminem's lovability, across all categories.
Saturday, December 31 1994
Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys is very much concerned with the boys its title declares (or, rather, with a certain sort of boyish behavior). More to the point, it actually seems to wonder, as we do and as the characters do, what is to be done with them.