Burn After Reading

December 19, 2008

As they did with Fargo (1996), the Coen brothers followed up the Academy Award-winning crime thriller No Country For Old Men (2007) with a comedy, in this case Burn After Reading (2008), a farce set in Washington, D.C. The Coens have adhered to the pattern... 

The Kingdom

January 10, 2008

As the war in Iraq drags on, the number of films about it increases until its own subgenre has been created. Along comes the Michael Mann-produced thriller, The Kingdom (2007) that attempts to fuse the action film with a dose of political intrigue while... 

Rumor Has It

May 25, 2006

Since her highly publicized break-up with Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston has wisely kept busy making movies. Alas, they haven’t been that good. Both Derailed (2005) and Rumor Has It (2005) came and went from theatres relatively fast. The latter film was...