Friday, December 5 2008
In the ambitious and cluttered Cadillac Records, Leonard Chess redistributes income among his artists, but the point is not lost on any of them that he decides who plays when and even how to play.
Sunday, June 15 2008
Friday, April 11 2008
In Street Kings, Tom (Keanu Reeves) is puffy and surly, Neo if he hadn't met Trinity, Neo unsaved.
Friday, February 8 2008
There's a not bad movie inside of Welcome Home, briefly visible in the quiet center provided by Margaret Avery, especially.
Monday, February 4 2008
Thursday, November 29 2007
Vibrant, exuberant, colorful and irresistibly alive, Talk to Me is a celebration of a lifestyle as much as a life -- the thumping funk, soul and R&B of the late '60s, early '70s.
Friday, July 27 2007
Friday, July 13 2007
“You do what you are able to do,” says Cheadle. “That’s my responsibility as a human. But as an actor, you know, I don’t always want to represent all that is good and noble. Sometimes you just want to, you know, get down a little bit.”
Part biopic, part portrait of an era, Talk to Me presents an ongoing dilemma -- what does it mean to be "black enough" and how does "talk" shape the question and answers?
Wednesday, June 6 2007
Given that babies and young children love nothing more than repetition, repetition, and... um.... repetition, I can't understand why even the pointiest of heads would think children between the ages of six months and three years could possible need 23 different Baby Einstein DVDs.