- November 27, 2006
- Top of Its Class
The History Boys shows why Dead Poets Society was such a sham.
- November 20, 2006
- Somebody Does It Better
Reinvention, indeed: Daniel Craig is a Bond we could get used to seeing in a tuxedo.
- November 13, 2006
- Hairy Situation
As Diane Arbus in the quasi-biopic Fur, Nicole Kidman suffers from personality-deficit disorder.
- November 6, 2006
- All About My Dead Mother
Volver’s heady pleasures expire a little too soon. Death of a President is a sleepy provocation.
- October 30, 2006
- Mommy Weirdest
No one does bad parenting better than Annette Bening. Plus: Dirty Harry’s anti-violence campaign.
- 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.