Friday, October 18 2002
Contrary to Kellogg's message, self-denial is ultimately the disease, not the cure.
It's ironic and wholly predictable that Keyhoe's protest against government and military censorship was, in fact, censored in Earth vs. the Flying Saucers.
'I don't know you, I don't know your work, but I think you're very talented.'"
Thursday, October 10 2002
. . . about the egomaniacal pursuit of what some in the military call 'command and control.'"
J-Lo rocks combat boots.
Thursday, October 3 2002
Elastic yet precise, Malle's film has the vitality and vividness of a Renoir -- it breathes.
It affirms the institution of marriage -- and of a loving marriage.
The Rock, director Russell says, has a 'deep commitment' to acting, bringing as much passion to the role as he does to his athletic endeavors -- good to know.
When you work all day / You gotta Uh! All Night / Uh! -- Uh! -- Uh! -- Uh! -- Uh! -- Whooo!.
Christophe Gans' Brotherhood of the Wolf is the sort of visual marvel that DVDs were made for.
Thursday, September 26 2002
Snatch is all about attitude and style. And guys, lots of guys.
Rohmer dehumanizes the mob, and encourages the audience to participate in the objectification. It's the aesthetic equivalent of the guillotine, chopping off spectator imagination.
Go Tigers! not only encourages the audience to cheer on its subjects, but also shows their vulnerabilities.
Thursday, September 12 2002
As 'Scratch' makes abundantly clear, by definition, scratching does not stand still.
This 'Panic Room' DVD leaves you to figure the moves and angles.
Friday, September 6 2002
Upping the antes set by previous physical comedians... the Stooges tripled the pratfalls and eliminated the plot.
Blood: The Last Vampire is precisely the standard to which all adult-oriented animation should rightfully aspire.
Friday, August 30 2002
But too soon, it's back to more possessions and double-crosses and a baffling scheme.
It's all just so wonderfully corny.
Friday, August 9 2002
Explores a dark side of stand-up comedy, but relies on stereotypes rather than shedding new light on the subject.