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Review: Red (2010)
If the late Krzysztof Kieslowski's Red had been a comedy action thriller about retired CIA agents, it would probably be nothing like this adaptation of the DC graphic novel.
Grandfather claws: Willis and crew aren't the retiring types
| October 15, 2010
Review: The Good Heart
Lucas (Paul Dano), an angel-faced homeless man who sings a lullaby to a stray kitten, might be too kind-hearted to live. Jacques (Brian Cox), an apoplectic prick who owns a Bowery bar, is too mean to die.
Misanthropy and meticulous espresso brewing
| May 14, 2010
Blackbird at SpeakEasy
The year 2007 was a banner one for British theater.
A play about a confrontation between two desperate nobodies.
| February 25, 2009
Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll begins in 1968 in an English garden, where a piper perched atop an ivied wall is serenading a stretched-out blonde flower child.
Tom Stoppard fuses the history and the music in Rock ’n’ Roll
| November 13, 2007
Running with Scissors
Here’s a new genre: abused gay youth with crazy mother seeks redemption by telling us all about it. Watch the trailer for Running with Scissors (QuickTime)
It's no Royal Tannenbaums
| November 01, 2006
If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
| September 13, 2006
Earning his wings
Delroy Lindo is only 6’3”, but he plays a lot bigger on screen.
The career of Delroy Lindo
| August 11, 2006
Scots Wha Hae
Scottish actor Brian Cox is an ace at playing villains.
The career of Brian Cox
| August 03, 2006
This season — the third — has been penciled in as Deadwood ’s last, Milch moving on to other projects. Too bad — there’s still plenty of gas in the tank, or gold in the mine.
Blood and gold
| June 06, 2006
New to DVD for the week of January 13, 2006
The Constant Gardener, Red Eye, Saraband , and Transporter 2
Capsule Reviews of The Constant Gardener, Red Eye, Saraband , and Transporter 2
| January 18, 2006
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