Thursday, February 19 2009
An earnest, sometimes ploddingly so, examination of ghetto life as seen through the emotional prism of a 13-year-old boy.
Thursday, February 12 2009
This film skirts heavy handedness with grace and subtly, insinuating itself into your subconscious and lighting things up from deep within.
Friday, August 25 2006
Percy's a mortician, aware of the ways that bodies can be disfigured and rearranged, how life and death are performances for audiences.
Friday, September 16 2005
Simple, kind, honest, and unpatronising, Because of Winn-Dixie handles the friendship between Opal and her mutt quite perfectly.
Friday, February 25 2005
While Helen's story is compelling, it's subsumed by the men's antics.