Sunday, August 28 2011
Since Rounders' original release, poker has crawled out of the damp basements: Cool Dudes like Chris Moneymaker have turned high-stakes poker tourneys into something like the new NASCAR.
Thursday, October 18 2007
An alcoholic hit man is sent to San Francisco by his “family” to achieve sobriety. You Kill Me is another “mobster in therapy” movie, but with a fresh perspective.
Sunday, June 24 2007
While he's largely unsocialized, having spent so much time alone, murdering people, and, lately, drinking, Frank does evince a weird charm.
Sunday, January 29 2006
Archive shots of broken, diseased, and starved bodies provide a devastating illustration of the history that drives the film's fictions.
Thursday, August 11 2005
The relationship between heroism and villainy remains reductive, subjective, and devastatingly predictable.