Tuesday, July 8 2008
Alas, a poor production has had its way with an able performer.
Wednesday, March 19 2008
Too dry for teenagers, and not sophisticated enough for anyone who has ever seen an espionage movie better than Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever.
Friday, November 30 2007
Wednesday, November 21 2007
Hitman isn't interested in complex emotions or motivations. Rather, it maintains a pretty much relentless focus on the predictable poetry of violence.
Wednesday, April 5 2006
Unlike the characters, each step of the heist was carefully drawn, proceeding logically in a series of reversals, both physical and mental.
Thursday, January 5 2006
'I'm attracted by the unknown, by the unexplainable,' says director Walter Salles.
Friday, July 8 2005
The more anxious Dahlia becomes, the more the dark, soppy, unruly apartment resembles her state of mind.
Monday, September 15 2003
Michael Apted speaks of his intent to make the country appear 'beautiful' and, consequently, we're spared shots of bombed-out London or casualties of any kind.
Thursday, May 9 2002
There comes a point in 'Enigma' where Jeremy Northam shows up and you feel grateful.