Friday, August 31, 2007

The Monastery: Mr. Vig & The Nun: Something's Afoot in Denmark

"...the buoyant musical score and the numerous close-up shots of dust particles dancing in the sunlight complement the vitality of the film’s creaky and wheezy but nonetheless determined protagonist."

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

The Lookout: Keep Your Eyes Peeled

"The Lookout is one of the year’s most exciting films; a rousing, supremely entertaining crime thriller about a bank heist. But what the marketing doesn’t divulge is that it’s much more than just a genre picture. In fact, it’s an intense character study about a young man coming to terms with a self-induced disability."

Click here to read my entire review at the [with]tv blog

Friday, August 17, 2007

The Invasion: Insomniacs Wanted

"There may be enough unexpected startles to appease a Friday night crowd in this final, fragmented version but the unfulfilled mixture of camp and terror constantly reminds the audience of just how much the film is a shamble."

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Delirious: Bohemian Like You

"Delirious’s formalist schizophrenia leaves one uncertain if the film is intended to be farce or fairy tale, but Buscemi’s dynamite performance makes it worth seeing anyway."

Monday, August 13, 2007

Death at a Funeral: Puts the Fun Back in Funeral

"...a biting comedy that thrashes all around the world of morbidity while staying just fanciful enough not to become moribund."

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Rocket Science: A for Effort

"Quirky coming of age tales are a dime a dozen in the world of American independent cinema, but Rocket Science – the story of a stuttering high school student who decides to join the debate team – is worthy of singling out from the rest of the crowd."

Monday, August 06, 2007

You Kill Me: Drinker's Remorse

"...the undeniable fact of the matter is that the film is ultimately a strong look at the effects of alcohol. It has the power to be both a harbinger for those just embarking down that road and also a motivational tool for those seeking help."

Click here to read my entire article on the [with]tv Blog

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Bratz The Movie: No Boys Allowed

"The female-skewed story and the barrage of inexperienced actors, mind-numbing pop music and obvious humor render the film inaccessible to males of any age. "

Click here to read my entire review in The L Magazine