Solitary Man

September 2, 2010

Even though it wasn’t a commercial success, Wonder Boys (2000) was Michael Douglas’ best performance since Wall Street (1987). He has tried to recapture the spark of that film by seeking out other quirky yet flawed characters, like with the King of... 


November 10, 2006

Slither (2006) harkens back to the heady decade of the 1980s when monster movies were gross-out affairs that mixed cleverness with gore. Early on, James Gunn’s feature film directorial debut gives several shout outs to these horror films by naming several... 

The Office: Season 2

October 30, 2006

It came as something of a pleasant surprise that The Office didn’t completely suck in comparison to its infinitely superior British counterpart. It came as an even greater surprise that the show developed enough of a following that it survived to a... 

The Office: Season 1

January 20, 2006

Whenever a U.S. network tries to remake a popular British sitcom it almost always fails. Roseanne’s take on Absolutely Fabulous never saw the light of day, John Larroquette’s version of Fawlty Towers was dreadful and the more recent attempt to remake...