Thursday, March 7 2002
[In 'The Time Machine',] Alexander decides to go look for an answer, but going into the future (why, we'll never know).
'All About the Benjamins'... relies heavily on the considerable chemistry between Epps and Cube: sometimes it's just fun to watch them entertain one another, which they clearly do.
Monday, March 4 2002
Thursday, February 28 2002
'We Were Soldiers' is, above all, an earnest film, working overtime not to be a standard U.S. war movie where the good (white) boys fight against diabolical 'others'.
'40 Days and 40 Nights' is a love story, yes, about a boy and his penis.
Wednesday, February 27 2002
Monday, February 25 2002
In 2001 it was an East Coast thing, as many swore by The Strokes' brand of updated Velvet Underground garage rock. In 2002 it may just be a West Coast thing, as we get the sophomore effort from Phantom Planet. The resemblances are uncanny.
Neil Finn has almost completely abandoned that jangly guitar-pop sound that was so integral to Crowded House's success.