BFF bloodbath is DOA.
The lead character in screenwriter Diablo Cody’s Oscar-winning charmer Juno was a thinly-veiled version of the teen self that Cody aspired to be: a smart, sweet kid around whom a precise film-world was constructed, and which made sense to us, the...
 The master of excess unleashes mayhem on a rarefied level.
As icy blondes were to Alfred Hitchcock, giant armoured robots are to Michael Bay: they inspire him, he needs them. After a shaky period, circa 2005’s The Island, when it appeared that the action film director was accosting maturity, the back-to...
Indie rom-com risky but uneven.
In many ways, Friends with Kids is like a throwback to a relationship idea film like Paul Mazursky’s Bob & Ted & Carol & Alice (1969) or Alan Alda’s Four Seasons (1981) where trends in relationships are taken for a cinematic road test...
You know you're watching a Michael Bay movie when men of action strut in slow motion in front of a helicopter against the rising sun… When hero and heroine express their love by fingertips touching in close up… And when a Los Angeles freeway look...
A strangely innocent look at the relationship between infatuated teenagers and jaded rock stars.
Mary, Lindsay Lohan, is extremely upset when her single Mom, Glenne Headley, relocates from New York to suburban New Jersey. Mary changes her name to Lola and starts her education at Dellwood High by befriending the shy Ella, Alison Pill, with...