Thursday, January 15 2009
There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Day Two - A demanding Decalogue overflowing with everything: from fascinating international fare, misbegotten masterworks, some out of the blue bafflers, and that seminal show about “nothing”.
Friday, April 18 2008
In 88 Minutes, Gramm's carelessness is increasingly annoying, less a characterization than a function of slack scripting.
Friday, July 29 2005
The movie evokes no clear reaction to its violence -- no fear, no pity, no outrage -- because we don't identify with anyone on screen.
Monday, October 7 2002
In John Doe, suspense takes a backseat to certainty.
Friday, September 6 2002
All these horrors in one family might easily lead to questions concerning genetics and proclivity, codes of masculinity and violence.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Frank's (Oded Fehr) orneriness parallels that of UC's flamboyant villains, who get almost as much screen time as the supposed heroes.
With Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, however, Schneider finally manages to thrust his unattractive mug into the spotlight. The result is a comic spoof that casts him as the anti-Richard Gere, an ill-suited suitor whose on-the-job training provides for a variety of awkwar