Call it, friendo

Posted by · 12:12 am · January 15th, 2010

Yesterday, Kris pointed you to Gregory Ellwood’s report on various Oscarcast developments, most of which either elicited a “wait and see” response from me or went over my head completely. (As a very old man of 26, I confess to having only a hazy grasp of who Taylor Lautner actually is. But I very much […]

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SHORT TAKE: “In Her Shoes” (**1/2)

Posted by · 1:21 pm · September 26th, 2005

Curtis Hanson’s “In Her Shoes” is an exercise in sluggish pacing.  It has a lot to say to its target audience, but it ultimately feels as though the filmmaker behind the project isn’t capable of really sparking the conversation. Cameron Diaz struts about the screen desperately in need of a meal, but fulfilling the empty […]

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