Thursday, September 10 2009
At last, dessert, with just a few more entrees tossed in to satisfy those coming late to the table. The big guns -- James Cameron, Clint Eastwood, Peter Jackson, Terrence Malik -- are still putting the finishing touches on their over the top treats, hoping that viewers will appreciate the care and craftsmanship that went into each one. As usual, it looks like the Hollywood heavyweights are once again saving some of the best for last.
Tuesday, April 28 2009
In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.
Monday, March 28 2011
Many directors fudge true stories by introducing made-up or re-imagined material for effect; Andrew Jarecki fudges his fictional work by basically making it as true and accurate as possible.
Friday, December 3 2010
Ryan Gosling plays the suspected murderer, and it’s in his heavy-lidded, impenetrable stare and reluctant voice that the film finds its unsteady anchor.
Wednesday, December 1 2010
NEW YORK — Andrew Jarecki has identity issues: Wherever the entrepreneur turned filmmaker points his cameras, he unearths people acting as if they were someone else.