Sunday, May 9 2004
Monday, May 3 2004
The real stars of Off the Menu are not the stars. They are the 'United Nations' of Chasen's staff, most of whom worked there for over 30 years.
The viewer is left feeling that the Manhattan Project would have been a fantastic topic for a miniseries, but is an awful one for a 120-minute studio flick.
The movie, which focuses on a group of U.S. women arrived in an unidentified Latin American country to adopt children, is as much about cultural imperialism and racism as it is about women and babies.
Sunday, May 2 2004
Monday, April 26 2004
For a group of scientists, they are almost shockingly inattentive to details and to historical facts.
Siddiq Barmak says, 'People of the world, of Afghanistan and other people of the world, they need to drink pure water.'"
When the men's opposition is revealed in its tenderest moments, you recall that Weir's work can be supple and strange.
Doggy Poo is the tale of a newborn mound of mutt mush that questions its place in the cosmic pecking order.
The 'domesticated' zombie Bud has learned to appreciate the most important elements of modern culture: classical music, Stephen King novels, and handguns.
Edward's persistent self-inflation frustrates Will, just as its contradictions appeal to Burton.
Monday, April 19 2004
Barney Miller offered a unique blend of comedy and social commentary by making the detectives just as quirky as the colorful criminals coming through the squad room.
The Pornographers works on the margins of social norms and 'abhorrence,' officially accepted commerce and illicit trade.
A League of Their Own is an engagingly old fashioned and family-friendly comedy.