Emmerich supposedly spent $260m to give you the biggest experience for your ticket dollar and in this regard, he has succeeded tremendously, while, intentionally or otherwise, also delivering one of 2009's best comedies.
Posted Nov 2, 2009
A moody antidote to the freakshow of Southland Tales, The Box feels like Richard Kelly's spiritual sequel to Donnie Darko -- foreboding and off-kilter, it's a late-night riff on '70s sci-fi that confirms the director as an original.
Posted Oct 27, 2009
The real gold lies in the separate, personal journeys of Messrs Edge, Page and White, explored in their own vastly different locales.
Posted Oct 25, 2009
With so many Aussie movies going out of their way to be depressing, it's tempting to hope local filmmakers might lay off the doom and gloom. But here comes Charlie & Boots to remind us to be careful what we wish for.
Posted Sep 1, 2009
It's a worthy effort, and Woods pieces the parts together with skill and sensitivity. But, perhaps weighed down too heavily by its subject matter, Winged Creatures never takes flight.
Posted Jul 6, 2009