Thursday, May 1 2003
There are a few laughs at the expense of some of the more enthusiastically foolish men, but for the most part, the film is weirdly free of irony.
'Goodbye Lizzie McGuire, hello Fabulous!' Lizzie exults, as if there's a difference between the two.
Wednesday, April 30 2003
Presents aging as some kind of illness that needs to be 'cured', rather than a natural process which brings with it maturity.
A peek behind the scenes of the 'toon boom' of the late '80s and '90s.
Otto Frank was as complicated and paradoxical as Anne was straightforward and ingenuous.
Charming, gentlemanly, sharp as a tack, and hysterically funny, leaving us with the question: how about a sequel?"
Offers a timely and wholly appropriate meditation on the historical recurrence of war as a fundamental human activity.
Tuesday, April 29 2003