Sunday, August 31 2008
Thursday, August 30 2007
It's Henry's movie, and for all his eccentricities and fixations and rages, he's a very conventional man.
Thursday, March 8 2007
This was never intended to be a conventional movie, but more like a personal industrial film illustrating the process that brings the corpse of a cow to your dinner table.
Wednesday, February 14 2007
On the spectrum of good low brow entertainment and bad low brow entertainment, this leans more toward the good of the bad.
Thursday, November 16 2006
Unabashedly didactic, Fast Food Nation points out the cruel lot of immigrant laborers without rights.
Tuesday, August 22 2006
The criminals have to come up with an outlandish plot and the relationship between law and lawlessness thence devolves into one of mutual deterrence, theorization perpetuated into extremity.
Friday, August 4 2006
Tapping into recent public outrages over writers who lie, The Night Listener's indictments are drearily unsubtle.
Friday, July 15 2005
Happy Endings begins with what seems quite an unhappy ending, when Mamie (Lisa Kudrow) is hit by a car.
Wednesday, February 2 2005
'The fact is,' says director Peter Chelsom, 'I was very, very wary about remaking such a perfect original.'"
Friday, October 15 2004
Paulina is not only gorgeous, athletic, and lithe, she's also in need of solace.