Friday, February 17, 2012 9:20 am
As evidenced by this week‘s review, the quality of new wide
releases appears to be dipping again — a definite disappointment,
considering how strong the year started off.
Friday, February 10, 2012 7:47 am
Quite unexpectedly, the first couple months of 2012 continue to
offer some quality choices for discriminating movie-goers.
Friday, February 3, 2012 7:30 am
February typically serves as a dumping ground for weak studio
films that offer an easy alternative to “mainstream” audiences who
don’t see Oscar bait, but this year has brought some welcome
Friday, January 20, 2012 7:37 am
Typically, I spend the first six weeks or so of each new year
playing catch-up with all the Oscar bait that was released around
Christmas. But as it turns out this awards season didn’t produce as
many true prestige pictures as expected, so starting next week
we’ll be returning to new releases with a look at Steven
Soderbergh’s acclaimed action flick “Haywire,” followed by a review
of the Liam Neeson vs. wolves survival thriller “The Grey” (I’ll
also briefly return to the 2011 awards contenders with a piece on
“The Artist,” if it ever opens in the Lodi-Stockton area).
Monday, June 21, 2010 1:44 pm
People sometimes tell me that I should lighten up and be more
optimistic, so I tried to be hopeful about this summer movie
season. Really, I did.
Saturday, June 5, 2010 12:00 am
The following films are opening Friday:
Thursday, October 26, 2000 10:00 pm
The word from the White House is the Bill Clinton is chomping at the bit.