Year One (Columbia Pictures, PG-13)

June 19, 2009 0

There are several problems with the film, and at the top of that list is the main characters’ seeming lack of interest in most of the things that happen to them.  

My Life in Ruins (Fox Searchlight, PG-13)

June 5, 2009 0

There’s very little magic for most of the 95 minutes of this film—just a succession of stock situations and characters leading to a plot resolution which was obvious almost from the start.  

12 (Sony Pictures Classics, PG-13)

May 1, 2009 0

Despite the similarity of the basic plot, there’s a huge different in tone between 12 and Twelve Angry Men, and 12 comes out the winner in my book.  

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