- 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.
- July 10, 2006
- Gods and Monsters
Superman Returns doesn’t exactly whiz by, and The Devil Wears Prada is rather too petite.
- June 26, 2006
- Unlucky Blokes
Masterful propaganda about Gitmo’s “Tipton Three”—and mindless pleasure courtesy of Keanu and Sandra.
- June 19, 2006
Cars is too nice for its own animated good. Plus: Wordplay’s fluidity and James Toback’s madness.
- June 12, 2006
- Radio End-of-Days
The sweet, sweet sadness of Robert Altman’s Prairie Home Companion.
- June 5, 2006
- All’s Fair in Love and War
Big-screen responses to media obsessions both frivolous (The Break-Up) and serious (The War Tapes).