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Sly Fox

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 ——

This is the Life (2009)

"Hip-Hop doc revisits legendary L.A. rap scene."

Posted Feb 28, 2009

Kam Williams

2 78%

Examined Life (2009)

"Endlessly thought-provoking at every turn, this iconoclastic documentary offers the opportunity for a transcendental experience amounting to a most satisfying cinematic experience."

Posted Feb 26, 2009

Kam Williams

3 87%

Frozen River (2008)

"A gritty, super-realistic, female empowerment flick most memorable for Melissa Leo's spellbinding, Oscar-nominated performance."

Posted Feb 16, 2009

Kam Williams

4 13%

The Caller (2008)

"Director Richard Leder was lucky enough to land actors of the caliber of Oscar-nominees Elliot Gould and Frank Langella only to squander their collective talents in service of a tedious yawner."

Posted Feb 12, 2009

Kam Williams

5 ——

Diary of a Tired Black Man (2009)

"Battle-of-the-sexes melodrama marks the brilliant directorial debut of Tim Alexander."

Posted Jan 13, 2009

Kam Williams

6 11%

An American Carol (2008)

"Challenging authority, unpatriotic? Bah, humbug!"

Posted Dec 26, 2008

Kam Williams

7 85%

Ghost Town (2008)

"A Ricky Gervais vehicle likely to work for you provided you enjoy laughing at the cliché of a coldhearted cad who eventually experiences an 11th-hour epiphany on cue for the flick to deliver a universal message about what really matters most in life."

Posted Dec 18, 2008

Kam Williams

8 26%

Anamorph (2008)

"Don't expect to find any fungi, I mean fun guys, in this lame excuse for graphic depictions of vivisection."

Posted Dec 5, 2008

Kam Williams

9 59%

Les Chansons d'Amour (Love Songs) (2008)

"Why make a movie about bohemian swingers, if all you're going to serve up is the French equivalent of a Broadway musical?"

Posted Nov 11, 2008

Kam Williams

10 63%

Traitor (2008)

"Don Cheadle stars in international potboiler as possible Manchurian Muslim mole masquerading as FBI operative."

Posted Aug 28, 2008

Kam Williams

11 ——

Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles: Pt. 1 (2006)

"Hilarious, provided you have a very strong stomach for modern minstrelsy."

Posted Jul 6, 2008

Kam Williams

12 76%

Tian bian yi duo yun (The Wayward Cloud) (2005)

"Taiwanese titillation flick featurings watermelon as a metaphor."

Posted Jun 8, 2008

Kam Williams

13 35%

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

"Nicolas Cage back for another round as world-renown treasure hunter."

Posted May 17, 2008

Kam Williams

14 22%

Mad Money (2008)

"Who knew ripping off the Federal Reserve could be so much fun?"

Posted May 16, 2008

Kam Williams

15 ——

American Bullfighter (2008)

"No animals were harmed during the writing of this review."

Posted Apr 23, 2008

Kam Williams

16 26%

Anamorph (2008)

"Though this snuff flick takes its title from an asexual stage of reproduction in the life of a fungus, don't expect to find any fungi, I mean fun guys, in this lame excuse for graphic displays of vivisection."

Posted Apr 16, 2008

Kam Williams

17 85%

War Dance (2007)

"Besides breathtaking cinematography, undulating rhythms, enchanting choreography and soul-piercing refrains, this uplifting documentary is worthwhile as an affirmation of the human potential to be reborn even in the midst of dire circumstances."

Posted Apr 13, 2008

Kam Williams

18 67%

The 11th Hour (2007)

"Alarming documentary discusses the perilous plight of the planet due to global warming."

Posted Apr 6, 2008

Kam Williams

19 ——

Showstoppers (2008)

"Stomp the DVD!"

Posted Mar 22, 2008

Kam Williams

20 68%

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

"getting there is all the fun in this quirky character-driven dramedy coming which earned the #1 spot on this critic's Top Ten List of 2007."

Posted Feb 22, 2008

Kam Williams

21 28%

The Game Plan (2007)

"This fish-out-of-water comedy revolves around the shopworn storyline featuring an exasperated adult driven batty by the sudden onset of the responsibility of having to be a parent."

Posted Jan 23, 2008

Kam Williams

22 77%

Oswald's Ghost (2007)

"The more interesting question to raise might be "What toll does it take on a society when someone as inconsequential as Lee Harvey Oswald can slay someone as historically significant as JFK?"

Posted Jan 10, 2008

Kam Williams

23 13%

Mr. Woodcock (2007)

"Apparently, Billy Bob Thornton has embraced the idea of appealing to the lowest possible common denominator. How else can you explain his presence in another bad taste bottom-feeder which might have been better titled Bad Gym Teacher, ala Bad Santa?"

Posted Jan 10, 2008

Kam Williams

24 16%

Illegal Tender (2007)

"Can anybody say Latinosploit?"

Posted Dec 20, 2007

Kam Williams

25 97%

Once (2007)

"A low-budget cult flick which earns high marks for its refreshingly raw and palpable emotional content alone."

Posted Dec 15, 2007

Kam Williams

26 33%

Drama/Mex (2006)

"This morally-ambiguous adventure's cleverly-concealed, parallel powder keg plotlines are sufficiently compelling to keep you riveted to these loco losers' predicaments till the bitter end."

Posted Dec 5, 2007

Kam Williams

27 93%

Le Scaphandre et le Papillon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) (2007)

"The Sea Inside meets My Left Foot."

Posted Nov 28, 2007

Kam Williams

28 89%

Waitress (2007)

"Adrienne Shelly's promising career was cut short when she was murdered in her Manhattan apartment by an illegal alien. At the time of her death, she was completing this engaging dramedy which she had written, directed and co-starred in as well."

Posted Nov 23, 2007

Kam Williams

29 ——

Movies 101 (2007)

"AMC Network's celebrity interview series based on Professor Richard Brown's Movies 101, one of the most popular courses at NYU."

Posted Nov 7, 2007

Kam Williams

30 77%

Planet Terror (Grindhouse Presents: Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror) (2007)

"A gruesome homage to every awful zombie flick ever made and a guaranteed treat for fans of that trashy genre from a bygone era."

Posted Oct 27, 2007

Kam Williams

31 ——

Roots - The Next Generations 7 Volume Gift Set (2002)

"Worthwhile for the nostalgic walk down Memory Lane alone, as you play spot the celebrity cameo as you enjoy each episode."

Posted Oct 16, 2007

Kam Williams

32 60%

Gracie (2007)

"A wholesome female empowerment adventure, and one very likely to resonate with youngsters of both sexes in the pre-teen crowd."

Posted Sep 16, 2007

Kam Williams

33 14%

Wild Hogs (2007)

"This isn't a movie with any meaningful insights to share about the heartfelt concerns of the over-forty set, but is rather an ill-conceived, "coming-of-age" style misadventure which could just as easily have revolved around some recent high school grads."

Posted Sep 10, 2007

Kam Williams

34 ——

Confessions of a Call Girl (Confessions) (2006)

"The cinematic equivalent of slumming."

Posted Aug 25, 2007

Kam Williams

35 73%

The Bothersome Man (Den Brysomme mannen) (2007)

"A deliberate, thought-provoking, existential meditation on the curse of creating a neverending heaven on Earth."

Posted Aug 25, 2007

Kam Williams

36 93%

Antonia (Antônia - O Filme) (2007)

"Rather weird for an overcoming-the-odds flick in that the newcomers cast in the starring roles are obviously attempting to achieve in real-life what the characters they're portraying are trying to do in the saga on screen."

Posted Aug 15, 2007

Kam Williams

37 59%

Enduring Love (2004)

"If you don't have the range to play anything other than the same sort of comedic role as an over-the-top human oddity, maybe you shouldn't try to ply your trade as a dramatic actor."

Posted Aug 1, 2007

Kam Williams

38 91%

Fear and Trembling (2004)

"A clean S&M flick which only devotees of mental cruelty are likely to find satisfying. Office Space, Japanese Style!"

Posted Aug 1, 2007

Kam Williams

39 88%

Fond Kiss..., Ae, (Just a Kiss) (2004)

"An example of cinema verite at its very best."

Posted Aug 1, 2007

Kam Williams

40 95%

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (2005)

"A documentary which captures an eccentric ornithologist communing with his flock with an intimacy that's almost unimaginable."

Posted May 25, 2007

Kam Williams

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