Tuesday, June 21 2011
Without much critical acclaim or ratings, SGU delivered 40 episodes of excellent storytelling.
Friday, August 13 2010
Delving into complex issues of faith, redemption, humanity and power within a space opera setting, Stargate Universe demands close attention from the viewer.
Monday, December 8 2008
Redemption manages to locate an emotional center than had been missing from 24 since…well, if not ever, since at least the first season.
Friday, November 21 2008
In Africa, where children are forced to soldier, Jack realizes, every day is full of terror -- not just the 24-hour spates he's used to confronting.
Friday, January 4 2008
When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.
Monday, November 12 2007
The list of deliberate historical blunders that Hitler: The Rise of Evil shamelessly uses to enhance its moralistic agenda is unacceptably large for a production that claims to be a biographical epic.
Friday, May 11 2007
The moral universe is intractably skewed in 28 Weeks Later, a film that works hard to reflect the world around it.
Thursday, May 10 2007
Tuesday, May 1 2007
Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.
Thursday, January 23 2003
Explores separate and collective struggles to survive, the prisoners' strengths and weaknesses.