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Rating Title/Year Author
The Lives of Others (2006) Jonathan F. Richards There is a grace note at the end that will make you weep, and shore up your belief in the worth of fundamental decency. EDIT
Posted Feb 23, 2007
2.5/4 Walk the Line (2005) Jonathan F. Richards As a movie, Walk the Line is by the numbers. But they sure are great numbers. EDIT
Posted Nov 25, 2005
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) Jonathan F. Richards It has wit, drama, and an urgent immediacy that makes your heart pound and your skin tingle as surely as any thriller. EDIT
Posted Nov 10, 2005
2.5/4 Stay (2005) Jonathan F. Richards Stayhas that maddening aspect some dreams have of going on and on long after you're ready for them to quit. EDIT
Posted Oct 24, 2005
The Alzheimer Affair (2003) Jonathan F. Richards What this movie lacks in originality, it makes up in grit. EDIT
Posted Oct 3, 2005
Right Now (2004) Jonathan F. Richards With a puffy-eyed, buck-toothed oval face and a long-limbed body built for love, she looks a bit like a cross between Roger and Jessica Rabbit. EDIT
Posted Sep 26, 2005
Bride & Prejudice (2004) Jonathan F. Richards There is a degree of critical judgment that must be surrendered to embrace this Bollywood musical extravaganza adaptation of Jane Austen... EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2005
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003) Jonathan F. Richards If a bit of zydeco wafts into your life, seize it. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2005
The Boys From County Clare (2003) Jonathan F. Richards Ceili is traditional Irish live dance music, the doodley-doo sound that divides the world into those who find it infectious and those who find it irritating past endurance. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2005
Gunner Palace (2004) Jonathan F. Richards The filmmakers' approach is so unshaped and scattershot that this documentary doesn't deliver the emotional satisfaction it might have. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2005
Kicking & Screaming (2005) Jonathan F. Richards How funny is all this? It's not funny. It's minus funny. It has the subtlety of a coin toss. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2005
The Longest Yard (2005) Jonathan F. Richards Most of it is pretty indefensible by any standards. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2005
Ladies in Lavender (2004) Jonathan F. Richards It's teatime at the movies. EDIT
Posted Sep 15, 2005
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) Jonathan F. Richards The real horror is that the Enron boys were just the ones who got caught; the smartest guys are still in the room. EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2005
Dark Water (2005) Jonathan F. Richards Salles manages to make our flesh crawl from time to time... nothing to make you jump out of your seat, but perhaps enough to scatter a little popcorn EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2005
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Jonathan F. Richards Tim Burton's adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl children's book is a spectacular confection for the eye, but something of a diet candy for the funnybone. EDIT
Posted Sep 14, 2005
After You (2003) Jonathan F. Richards Nobody expects farce to be credible, but somehow the tone here skirts just too close to realism to justify the lunacy of the choices Antoine makes. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2005
The Great Raid (2005) Jonathan F. Richards The main event is the raid, and when it comes, late in the movie, it's like the lid blowing off a pressure cooker. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2005
Broken Flowers (2005) Jonathan F. Richards With their world-weary mantles of minimalism, Jim Jarmusch and Bill Murray are a match made in one of the bleaker neighborhoods of heaven. EDIT
Posted Sep 13, 2005
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) Jonathan F. Richards Keeps the story hopping, and funny, even through the dark material. EDIT
Posted Dec 20, 2002