Beowulf (Paramount/Warner Bros., PG-13)

November 21, 2007 0

Curiously, this adaptation is more of a cinematic gimmick than an actual film, animated with the motion-capture technique Zemeckis used in The Polar Express and presented in 3D.

I’m Not There (Weinstein Company, R)

November 21, 2007 0

Blanchett, who’s given the most screen time, is the pick of the lot, one of the few aspects of I’m Not There that truly exceeds its own lofty expectations.

SLIFF 2007 Preview | Bowman

November 10, 2007 0

As is a tradition of the festival, you can get a peek at some more high-profile film releases before they hit theatres later this year (or, sometimes as is the case with Saint Louis, next […]

Joe Bowman | Worst Films

December 28, 2006 0

Carefully avoiding films that scream "awful" is one of my finer traits, which makes my worst of the year list a bit more surprising and unpredictable. I skipped out on The Da Vinci Code, You, […]

Joe Bowman | Films

December 28, 2006 0

Just as I did last year, I could come up with no clear-cut best film of the year. Michael Haneke's Caché emerged as the best after serious pondering, but no sleepless nights of consideration could […]

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