Sunday, April 18 2004
Monday, April 12 2004
Laced with screwball comedy and high-speed action, the film encompasses more complex themes than the usual sugarcoated 'spirit of Christmas'.
The circus crew is depicted as a cross between Santa's Workshop and the U.S. Army; they are impossibly virtuous, toiling endlessly for the delight of children.
Sunday, April 11 2004
Monday, April 5 2004
It's the kind of show that one catches in reruns, without need of directors' commentaries and loving digital transfers.
Patrick McGoohan's Drake is an intensely moral character, but never sanctimonious, a diehard cynic who nonetheless believes in what he does.
Just One of the Guys is worth repeated viewing, especially for Hyser's hilarious and charismatic performance.
Lisa's got what Rad calls 'more firepower than Waco,' in her garage.
The title refers to many 'things,' most simultaneously dirty and pretty.
George Romero's apocalyptic vision looks more like prophecy than fiction.
Sunday, April 4 2004
Monday, March 29 2004
Xena depicts the most fully realized and evolving lesbian relationship on television.
The device aptly serves as metaphor for the risk currently facing Hong Kong cinema, namely, the pursuit of the global mainstream.
It remains one of the few uncompromised representations of black armed resistance in the United States.
Sunday, March 28 2004