- May 26, 2003 | Movie Review
- Science Friction
The Matrix Reloaded scores with its balletic fight sequences, special effects, and sexy stars in fetish-wear. Unfortunately, it’s also loaded down with feeble mythmaking.
- September 24, 2001 | Movie Review
- Behind the Curb
Sidewalks of New York
- October 25, 2004 | Movie Review
- The Grape Escape
Running from commitments and failures, two college buddies romp through California, sampling the local wine—and women—in Sideways.
- April 28, 2003 | Movie Review
- Life's a Pitch
In People I Know, Al Pacino brings his patented blood-and-thunder theatrics to the role of a washed-up flack trying to claw his way back to glory; Confidence feels like a scam.
- January 3, 2000 | Movie Review
- Invisible Men
In a chilling thriller, Matt Damon plays a master of assumed identities; Jim Carrey's eerie Andy Kaufman riff is barely more than skin-deep.
- February 10, 2003 | Feature
- Top 10 Movies of 2002
Critic Peter Rainer picks the best films of 2002.
- April 5, 2004 | Top Five
- Top 5 Restaurant Seders
Restaurant riffs on passover seders, semi-traditional and otherwise.
- May 6, 2002 | Theater Review
- Truth to Tell
Morning's at Seven
- December 14, 1998 | Art Review
- New Pork, New Pork
A sequel to "Babe" flops at the b.o. and costs a studio head his job -- what do they know? Mixing among the pit bulls in Manhattan, Babe triumphs hammily.
- April 12, 2004 | Art Review
- Things Fall Apart
In Dieter Roth’s disorderly art, the ideas sometimes fare about as well as the rotting fruit and other detritus that formed his palette.