Bright Angel

November 15, 2011

The 1990’s was a time when up and coming actors like Dermot Mulroney and Lili Taylor really came into their own, appearing in notable independent films like Living in Oblivion (1995) and The Addiction (1995) respectively. Some of these films connected... 

Zodiac: Director’s Cut

January 18, 2008

After the technically accomplished but ultimately hollow thriller Panic Room (2002), director David Fincher returns to familiar subject matter with Zodiac (2007), a dramatization of the murders perpetuated by the infamous serial killer known as Zodiac... 

The Thing Called Love: Director’s Cut

March 13, 2006

The Thing Called Love (1993) is something of a cinematic oddity. Made towards the end of River Phoenix’s tragically short life and featuring a young Sandra Bullock just before she became a household name with Speed (1994) a year later, it was Peter... 

Must Love Dogs

February 24, 2006

Diane Lane is an adept actress who has dabbled in many genres: action (Streets of Fire), art house (Rumble Fish) and thriller (Unfaithful) to name a few. With Must Love Dogs (2005) she takes another crack at the romantic comedy that she last pulled off... 

The Wedding Date

January 28, 2006

The problem that faces a lot of TV actors is making the jump from the small screen to the big one. Quite often they are so closely identified with the show they’re on because you can see them on it all the time. In the case of Debra Messing, who is... 

The Family Stone

December 7, 2005

The Family Stone (2005) belongs to the eccentric family comedy sub-genre where a straight-laced protagonist that the audience can identify with meets a clan of lovable oddballs usually in the context of a holiday setting (see Home for the Holidays, Pieces...