Wednesday, January 16 2008
With the premiere of Cashmere Mafia last week, ABC added another title to its catalogue of "up-market series," showcasing the absurd antics of the rich and privileged.
Friday, July 1 2005
Both smart-looking and simple-minded, War of the Worlds powers along on visual tricks and the frequent terrorizing of Dakota Fanning.
Monday, February 28 2005
Much like John Moore's Behind Enemy Lines, Phoenix splices together traditional and current action movie clichés and rhythms.
Friday, December 17 2004
Most remarkably, after what looks like weeks in the desert sun, no one ever gets a sunburn.
Friday, September 10 2004
The plot couldn't be more predictable or implausible, but therein lies its charm.
Thursday, December 18 2003
No in-betweeners in this reductive view of the world: characters and choices are good or evil.
Thursday, December 19 2002
It's useful to remember that, offscreen, both good and bad tend to be tricksy.
Thursday, May 2 2002
Human Nature is largely a study of the fine line between being innovative and being asinine.