Thursday, October 23 2008
Stuck addresses the current state of society circa the new millennium, albeit in a rather gory fashion.
Sunday, October 19 2008
Friday, May 30 2008
Quite happily politically incorrect, Stuck pins everyone, including viewers.
Wednesday, August 2 2006
"He's a pretty complex man," says Hugo Weaving of V. "He's been imprisoned and tortured and abused mentally and physically... and then burnt in fire."
Friday, March 17 2006
The Natalie Portman film is an earnestly angry, vaguely philosophical, but ultimately generic action movie.
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.
Tuesday, May 10 2005
You know something's wrong with your film when the most interesting thing in it is a 20-second scene featuring Robert Sean Leonard.
Friday, August 30 2002
Udo Kier stumbles down a dark New York subway stairway, his face sweaty and deeply shadowed, his eyes popping in that Udo Kierian way.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Instead of being innovative, 'The Musketeer' is appropriative and (save for the very clever fight scenes), straight-up insipid.
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.