The film is more than the play. Most of all, it gifts us with its actors, the most memorable of whom are Mathieu Amalric and Michel Piccoli.
Posted May 23, 2012
satirise[s] the ethical, social, ecological and geopolitical exhaust left by America's all-consuming love affair with the car, that great symbol of status and mobility, in a world increasingly running on empty.
Posted Feb 23, 2012
a delirious riot of odd-couple humour, political conspiracy, monster mayhem, over-the-top action and eighteenth-century detective work (complete with semi-anachronistic appearances of porn magazines, flashlights and even a Rubik's cube).
Posted Dec 8, 2011
If McGraw had been armed with a microphone, perhaps the movie could have gained something in symmetry; if Kelly had a grounding in social history, perhaps she could better be believed.
Posted Mar 29, 2011