Wednesday, March 5 2008
Childhood and the end of innocence are vividly portrayed in Stephen King's novella The Body, and Rob Reiner's excellent interpretation, Stand by Me.
Friday, March 25 2011
Stand by Me came smack in the middle of Rob Reiner's '80s renaissance, a remarkable run through comedies in a variety of keys.
Wednesday, January 5 2011
Though it wants to be all sunshine and rainbows, Rob Reiner's latest left this viewer angry enough to flip it the bird.
Thursday, April 2 2009
Reiner and Goldman manage to marry timeless storytelling elements with modern comedic sensibilities in such a way that it will never feel corny, old-fashioned, or dated.
Wednesday, August 6 2008
This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.
Thursday, December 27 2007
The Bucket List is the sort of movie you can watch in your sleep.
Thursday, June 10 2010
After some questionable career moves (Rumor Has It..., anyone?), Reiner seems to have found his footing again in this tale of childhood romance.
Friday, August 6 2010
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Somewhere, Archie Bunker is smirking. "I get 'Meatheaded' pretty close to once a day," Rob Reiner said of the scornful name given…
Wednesday, January 2 2008
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- "Big Jack," as Jack Nicholson calls his mischievous, Cheshire Cat-grinning, eyebrow-raising, L.A. Lakers-cheering public alter-ego, is sitting on the coffee table…