Under the Tuscan Sun

July 3, 2012

From her screenplay for The Truth About Cats and Dogs (1996) to her directorial debut with Guinevere (1999), Audrey Wells has created films with strong female protagonists. She continues this thematic preoccupation with Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) with... 

Not Just the Best of the Larry Sanders Show

May 3, 2007

The Larry Sanders Show was a brilliant satirical, behind-the-scenes look at a late night talk show and its vain, neurotic host (Shandling), his weasely sidekick Hank Kingsley (Tambor), the gruff, kiss-ass producer Arthur (Torn), and the other, long-suffering... 

Arrested Development: Season 3

September 15, 2006

It’s really amazing that Arrested Development lasted as long as it did on network television. It featured idiosyncratic dialogue, intricately plotted seasons and wildly eccentric characters that were just too smart and too offbeat to garner the kind... 

Baby Boom / Mr. Mom (Double Feature)

May 4, 2006

Just in time for Mother’s Day comes a repackaged double feature about the “joys” of motherhood, specifically the highs and lows of child-rearing from the female and male perspectives. Both of these films, made during the 1980s, are also fascinating... 

Arrested Development: Season 2

February 10, 2006

lot of mistaken identity humour. It’s an understatement to say that the Bluth family is extremely dysfunctional. Buster is the ultimate mama’s boy with a very dependent relationship with his mother. Lindsay and Tobias don’t relate to each other... 


March 27, 2004

The success of X-Men (2000) and Spider-Man (2002) has opened the door for a new wave a comic book adaptations. In the past, studios have played it safe and only green-lighted adaptations of mainstream comic books with large followings. However, this has...