Posts Tagged ‘Reviews’
 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEWS: “In A Better World,” “Rubber” & “Super”

In recent years, the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film has come to stand for not much more than a fair level of craftsmanship and a comfortable pitch of moral predicament (The Secret In Their Eyes, Departures, and The Counte...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Sucker Punch”

    Not Even For Free   Remember Ken Russell’s movie of The Who’s Tommy?  The scene where Ann-Margret’s nervous breakdown was visualized by her television set vomiting out baked beans, chocolat...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEWS: “Miral,” “Potiche” and “Peep World”

  People have been accusing Julian Schnabel’s MIRAL of being propaganda for the Palestinian cause, but in a way that’s an insult to propagandists, who are usually focused and effective at what they do.  Miral ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

    Airing on TCM March 24 and April 10:  See It On Any Screen.   The legacy of the late Elizabeth Taylor arises at least as much from her stature as one of the great, iconic Hollywood movie stars (and the proto...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Morning Glory”

  On Homevideo and VOD:  At Home In Your Home Morning Glorydidn’t make Rachel McAdams into the new Julia Roberts/Katherine Heigl/Sandra Bullock (it grossed around $53M worldwide), despite the strong pedigree of havi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “How Do You Know”

On Homevideo and VOD:  Still Not Worth Seeing. James L Brooks is legendarily responsible for some of the great comedies and comedy-dramas of his generation, with a record that stretches from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Informant!”

  Airing on Cinemax:  At Home In Your Home With the failure of THE INFORMANT! at the box-office in 2009 (it grossed around $41M worldwide), Steven Soderbergh seemed to reach a crossroads in his career. Informantfollowed t...
by Mitch Salem