Monday, January 16 2012
It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.
Wednesday, May 4 2011
August brings us a clash between horror and sci-fi as vampires, demons, and super-intelligent apes battle the Grim Reaper and a beefy Barbarian for your last few popcorn coins.
Friday, August 1 2014
"You see where this thing is going" from the first frames of Get On Up. But you also wish you didn't; you wish that it would have been smarter, more nuanced, and less fantastic.
Wednesday, January 4 2012
Unlike movies that try to be both self-righteous and profound, The Help is characterized by a surprising sincerity in how it acknowledges its faults from the get-go.
Wednesday, August 10 2011
In The Help, lying is a way of life. If the maids lie as a function of their employment, their employers lie in ways at once subtler and more blatant.
Tuesday, December 6 2011
Indeed, horror is what's missing here... horror and a sense of the real world working its way into the isolation of (this small town).
Thursday, August 11 2011
While it's too long and too timid, The Help is still a wonderful, evocative indictment