Friday, August 19 2011
The 2010-2011 TV season saw an unprecedented number of major film directors work in TV, while Charlie Sheen's meltdown was an embarrassment both to him and to those who fixated on his demise.
Monday, September 17 2007
Friday, September 14 2007
For all the hubbub about the sensational girl shooter, The Brave One is almost more interesting for its flaws and omissions.
Thursday, September 6 2007
Friday, December 16 2005
As tends to happen in Neil Jordan's films about spirited outsiders, Kitten's sense of limbo doesn't limit him as much it inspires him to resist expectations.
Monday, August 18 2003
'I wanted to create a world that doesn't quite exist, you know, a world of nighttime clubs and nighttime criminality.'"
Thursday, April 17 2003
Doubles all stakes of the original film, and more elaborately, of the remaking process.
Sunday, January 1 1995
This is a diary of hate, reads Maurice Bendrix (Ralph Fiennes) aloud as he simultaneously types these same words onto a page. Contrary to what you might expect following such a declaration, however, there is no violent emotion displayed in this introductory scene; no screaming, no violence, no melodrama.
On its surface, Neil Jordan's film of Graham Greene's The End of the Affair is about love. In particular, it appears to be about heterosexual love, or maybe the similarities and disjunctions between spiritual and physical manifestations of such love.