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Review: Darling Companion
As pedestrian as a stroll through the dog park, Lawrence Kasdan's latest (and worst) film is both insulting and inconsequential.
Pedestrian and insulting
| May 18, 2012
Review: The Conspirator
Robert Redford's The Conspirator draws parallels between the extra-constitutional methods applied then to protect the country from possible terrorism and those employed in today's War against Terror.
Redford doesn't do justice to his theme
| April 15, 2011
Review: No Strings Attached
It isn't only in the TV commercial that Ashton Kutcher says "sex friends" ...
A movie about fuck buddies that's squeamish about the term
| January 28, 2011
Review: The Extra Man
Dandy dreamer Louis Ives (Paul Dano) fancies himself a hero in the F. Scott Fitzgerald mold. He's Nick Carraway to this film's Gatsby, Henry Harrison (a fine Kevin Kline), who proclaims himself "to the right of the pope" in matters of sex.
Adaptation of Jonathan Ames' novel may leave you bored to death
| August 13, 2010
Rocky Mountain low
Ever since Steven Soderbergh put what was a grade-Z resort town on the film-business map with sex, lies, and videotape in 1989, the Indies and foreigners essentially hijacked the Oscars.
A little frayed, the Sundance brand endures
| February 12, 2010
Trade directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner
It doesn’t shy from the facts or the complexities but might still attract viewers with its genre dynamics and appealing performances.
Aching with ambiguity
| September 26, 2007
The scandal of the sex-slave market pops up on the news long enough to titillate, but who wants to go into depressing and complex details?
A dénouement aching with ambiguity
| September 05, 2007
I never listened to more than a few minutes of Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion .
Altman spins Keillor’s Companion piece
| June 07, 2006
You already know the plot for the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries.
Spooked by Hillary? Evan Bayh could be your man in 2008
| March 31, 2006
The best of what's to come in March, April & May
| March 09, 2006
The Pink Panther
The comic-sleuth series has struggled since the 1980 death of Peter Sellers, who incarnated the iconic French nincompoop Inspector Clouseau.
Steve Martin's bungling gendarme scours Paris for a killer and the mother of all diamonds
| February 15, 2006
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