Thursday, January 7 2010
In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.
Tuesday, January 5 2010
Certainly, the multi-millionaire boy's club represented here is heavy on the dramatics and light on the more 'amusing' fare. But if you really give this list a meaningful perusal you'll see a few genre and jokester surprises along the way.
Tuesday, September 1 2009
A hugely enjoyable blend of humor and agony that captures the confused, painful, but open-ended state of late adolescence.
Friday, April 3 2009
Adventureland is as tidy and predictable as it sounds. And it falls into that annoying trap that seems to plague this sort of film, relying on an unrelenting '80s soundtrack to set tones and cue plot points.
Wednesday, December 9 2009
Adventureland - Miramax [$29.99 / $44.99 Blu-ray]
Saturday, August 22 2009
They really shouldn't call it coming of age. That simply suggests the passage or arrival of time. Instead, they should label it "the moment of
Wednesday, April 8 2009
A loping comedy of displacement that snaps off dozens of easy laughs without breaking a sweat, Adventureland transcends the indie comedy trap by dint of not being content merely to capture its milieu but to animate it.