This review was originally published at Green Lake Reflections, my first film review website. • Grosse Point Blank is almost unclassifiable. Director George Armitage (Miami Blues) has cooked up what is bound to become a cult classic — but where will you shelve it in a video store? What is it?
2012 Update: I’ve just revisited Galaxy Quest and am happy to report that it holds up very well more than a decade later. This movie has a special place in my heart for its sense of humor, for its remarkable use of Tim Allen (an actor I can rarely tolerate),
Final Solution weaves several stories together against the backdrop of the last days of apartheid in South Africa. And they are true. Gerrit Wolfaardt was indeed a white supremacist who threw fuel on the fire of violence and hatred until the efforts of some compassionate and cautious heroes led him
[This review was first published at the original Looking Closer website in December 2000.] – What a shame. All the Pretty Horses, director Billy Bob Thornton’s adaptation of the great Cormac McCarthy novel, must have been a marvelous film. But this is not that film. This feature-length montage of scenes