Graphic novel adaptation stays funny despite diluting the acid.
Twenty-first century pop culture has embraced comic book characters in movies and television; comics themselves, however, remain somewhat more marginal. But while superhero comics struggle with falling readerships and a stagnant market, the flip...
A clumsy, clammy critique of modern web culture.
The problem with Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children is that, as its title suggests, it’s trying to do too much. Ambitiously trying to depict ‘the way we live now’ – addicted to our mobile phones and sucking compulsively on the poisoned...
A minor work from a major talent.
As a filmmaker Alexander Payne does one thing and he does it extremely well. Per About Schmidt and Sideways, The Descendants catches a man at a turning point in his life, struggling to relate to those around him and unable to make sense of his...
There are three sides to every love story.
It`s maybe no accident that David Schwimmer was one of the Executive Producers of Kissing A Fool, in which he also stars. In the film he`s Max, a sports commentator on television, the darling of all the single females around town. But he`s a...