Current Releases

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The Big Ride: Almost Famous

Cameron Crowe's semi-autobiographical Almost Famous (1999) may just be one of Hollywood's most enjoyable and rewarding films of the year. For those ever touched by the rawness and energy of rock music in it...
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Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons (Courtney Solomon, 2001) is an adaptation of the oldest and most popular English language role-playing game. It is a worthless piece of cinema and a worthless adaptation of its sourc...
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Harry (He is Here to Help)

It's touted as a smash-hit thriller, a film of Hitchcockian suspense. To be truthful, it's only moderately successful on both counts. Yet Dominik Moll's Harry (He Is Here To Help) (2000) is still an engagin...
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Requiem for a Dream

In Requiem for a Dream (2000), director Darren Aronofsky taps into several obsessions of American culture, chiefly the idea of happiness, which is frequently confused with entertainment. Amusement parks, mo...
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The Sixth Day

I remember the days early in Schwarzenegger's career. From the early '80s, right up until the start of the '90s. He was king of the hill, a man above all men, a hero with a broadsword or an Uzi. These were ...