For once, a cynical war movie. Good on David O. Russell.
Living in Oblivion
DeCillo's movie about making a movie is light enough to make light.
"Consider the issue of gays. Deviance has always occurred and always will. But no state should legislate to permit it."
Redford and Pitt do just fine in this Tony Scott pass-time.
Good and bad get convincingly mixed up when the Mann goes to work.
Catch Me if You Can
Pretty as fluff, and as light. Saturday Matinee Stuff — SS's intention.
Sea of Love
Ellen Barkin's serial smoldering puts Pacino in his place.
You do not like girls because you cannot trust them.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
An uncanny compassion for and understanding of autism informs Mark Haddon's superlative novel.
What does a papal funeral a Nuremberg rally have in common? Merely a craving to belong.
American History X
The neo-Nazi theme, in L.A. no less, is intense enough, but how'd it happen?