Friday, April 17 2009
Based on the infamous Panhandle Regional Narcotics Task Force case in Tulia, Texas, American Violet makes clear the corruption and racism that pervades the official structures of its fictional town.
Wednesday, January 28 2009
There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?
Tuesday, October 21 2008
One of the most “incredible” things about this so-called reinvention of the Hulk is how close it is to Ang Lee’s vision.
Saturday, October 18 2008
Friday, June 13 2008
In The Incredible Hulk, Betty handles her role as The Girl in unusual and frankly charming ways: she's easily the film's most impressive effect.
Tuesday, April 29 2008
If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?
Wednesday, March 5 2008
This film has a great deal of potential, but like many of the characterizations, it's not fully realized.
Friday, February 23 2007
Audie has always believed Charlie will launch his rocket. And with one neat, maybe comical metaphor, it's very clear what's at stake.
Friday, March 26 2004
In the sequel no one needs to see, the Scooby Gang grapples with the stress of stardom.