Thursday, January 15 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Friday, January 25 2008
Even if you take the film's moral lesson at face value, the overkill is discouraging, and not very instructive.
Friday, September 28 2007
Because Morgan Freeman is so good at such voiceovers, in which he patiently explains the good intentions of "humans" (usually white humans) who make terrible mistakes and hurt one another, the role is the one he seems destined to play -- for the rest of his life.
Thursday, April 26 2007
Monday, April 23 2007
Part police procedural, part courtroom hijinks, and part cunning murder plot, Gregory Hoblit's new movie brings the usual canards.
Friday, April 20 2007
Hopkins: "When I tell people that I just learn my lines and that's all there is to it, my wife thinks that I'm putting down the craft of acting."
Ted is all wit, charm and ruthlessness. He is Hannibal Lecter without the menu, a creep we can love.