JIMINY GLICK IN LA LA WOOD

3 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 90 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE, MAY 6TH! Working from a 60-page outline and no script, Martin Short, Jan Hooks, John Michael Higgins, and a host of cameos team up with their improvisational expertise to bring us, well, an okay comedy…


Posted on May 4, 2005 by

SEEING OTHER PEOPLE

4 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 90 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! Writers Wolodarski and Forbes have some heavy comedy-cred–Wolodarsky with “The Simpsons” and Forbes with “The Larry Sanders Show”–and it’s a credit to that talent that this film, with it’s completely implausible plot, never loses the audience…


Posted on May 10, 2004 by

KITCHEN STORIES

KITCHEN STORIES
4 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 95 minutes

IN THEATERS FEBRUARY 13TH! I suggest your butt find its way to a seat in a theater where this film is playing, post haste…


Posted on February 4, 2004 by

TOKYO GODFATHERS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 91 minutes

IN THEATERS JANUARY 16TH! “Tokyo Godfathers” is a sweet little movie about three homeless folks who happen upon a baby in a Tokyo trash dumpster. It’s not your normal subject for Japanese animation, which sets it apart right away…


Posted on January 11, 2004 by

AILEEN: LIFE AND DEATH OF A SERIAL KILLER

4 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 89 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! The pacing is perfect and there’s no shortage of interesting revelations, and let’s face it, there aren’t many more subjects under the sun that are more interesting than serial killers…


Posted on January 10, 2004 by

21 GRAMS

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 125 minutes

IN THEATERS! Alejandro Inarritu is fast becoming the king of non-linear car accident movies. I don’t mean that as a jab. Innaritu’s new film, “21 Grams” is sort of an English-speaking companion piece for his previous film “Amores Perros…”


Posted on November 21, 2003 by

WONDERLAND

3 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 106 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE, OCTOBER 3RD! One of the key players in the story of the Wonderland Murders was none other than John Holmes…


Posted on September 18, 2003 by

PARTY MONSTER

3 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 97 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! The “Party Monster” in question is Michael Alig, a super-gay New York club promoter who ended up committing a murder. McCaulay Culkin has resurfaced after a six-year vacation from acting to portray Alig…


Posted on September 6, 2003 by

I CAPTURE THE CASTLE

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2002
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 111 minutes

The story follows a family who moves into a castle in the English countryside in the 1930’s…


Posted on August 26, 2003 by

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