Thursday, September 11 2008
Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.
Wednesday, January 23 2013
At no point does Taken 2 work any harder or get any smarter than it needs to be.
Friday, October 5 2012
The desire for revenge is at once a cursory plot point and a cursory theme, as Murad and Bryan have occasion to discuss the reasons for and likely outcomes of such desire.
Friday, August 26 2011
In Colombiana, a basic formula is reduced to a few broad strokes: she's skinny, she's lethal, she's desperate.
Wednesday, April 15 2009
There’s a certain purity of movement and lunacy at work here, where context ceases to matter, and the action becomes ecstatic and transcendent.
Wednesday, November 26 2008
As Frank discovers what's at stake and unravels who wants what, he devises first to get the job done and then, because he actually falls for his wet noodle of a passenger, to save her.