- October 16, 2006
- Palace Coup
Leave the rich girl alone. Music aside, Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette is far from a royal disgrace.
- October 9, 2006
- Rats in a Cage
Everyone’s going to hell in The Departed, and Martin Scorsese has fun killing them off along the way.
- October 2, 2006
- All Hail “The Queen”
And bow down to Helen Mirren. A wonderful film about cool, clueless Elizabeth in the days after Diana.
- September 25, 2006
- Wake-up Fall
In The Science of Sleep, Michel Gondry’s magic-carpet ride almost makes it through the night.
- September 18, 2006
- L.A. Stories
De Palma wilts and Affleck is eh. Plus: scruffy crusader Al Franken.
- August 28, 2006
- Cut Them Some Inner Slack
Mutual Appreciation is a sharp comedy about soft living.
- August 14, 2006
- Up From the Ashes
Oliver Stone’s strenuously apolitical World Trade Center.
- August 7, 2006
- Sea, Sun, and Hungry Sex
Why Miami Vice is such delirious eye candy. Plus: Woody Allen’s sweet smell of near success.
- July 24, 2006
- M. Narcissus Shyamalan
Lady in the Water drowns in the pool of its director’s self-regard; Edmond is Mamet uncut.
- July 17, 2006
- The Depp, Depp Sea
Who cares about plot? The Pirates sequel is a wild ride all the same. Plus: a French alter-ego trip.