Saturday, April 28, 2012

A Dangerous Method

What is this, really? A repudiation of psychoanalysis or a more subtle mirror to its art?

Friday, April 27, 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Doctor Who: Season 12

Tom Baker has not hit his stride yet in this, his first season, but he's by far funnier than the prior Doctors.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

The Five-Year Engagement

In the Apatow sub-genre, this one lands towards the bottom: some brilliant scenes, some abysmal (or just boring) ones.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Numb3rs: Season 5

The math remains the only decent thing about this show, but that alone makes it like crack to watch.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

The Cabin in the Woods

I wouldn't say you don't see it coming, but at least you get a bellyful of laughs along the way.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


There's something even more engaging about Gosling's stillness on screen than, say, Pacino's or De Niro's.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Meek's Cutoff

A triumph of sound engineering: details a woman's life in old America, putting the listener in her shoes while the men discuss everything important.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

THX 1138

The only time I'm going to agree with Lucas re-technologizing his past film: result is a far more evil dystopian future.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Star Trek: Insurrection

Blech. Explain again why the entire UNIVERSE isn't going to want what the Ba'ku have?

Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Names of Love

A film that proves we truly are in the enlightened 21st century. (And it's thought-provoking and hysterical to boot.) (Original title: Le Nom des Gens)

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Answer This!

Feels vaguely peeping-tom-like to watch this flick. (Plus, it fails pretty badly in the plotting department.)

Sunday, April 1, 2012