Brian Clark

13 entries
Revew: Everyone's Hero
Everyone's Hero
Everyone's Hero displays its heart firmly on its sleeve as the pedestrian animation celebrates the pursuit of one's dreams.

Movie Review, Sept. 22, 2006

Revew: The Protector
The Protector
Thai martial arts star Tony Jaa, who made a strong stateside impression in the recent Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior, stars in this follow-up action picture, that plays like an invigorating Free Willy with elephants.

Movie Review, Sept. 15, 2006

Revew: Material Girls
Material Girls
The Duff sisters star as heiresses who must learn to earn a living when their cosmetics firm goes belly-up.

Movie Review, Aug. 25, 2006

Revew: Accepted
Accepted asserts that a college run by students might be better than its institutional alternative, but who wants education advice from the creators of such a witless, uninspired excuse for a college comedy?

Movie Review, Aug. 18, 2006

Revew: Shadowboxer
Not reviewed at press time. Stars Çuba Gooding Jr. and Helen Mirren as passionate yet unlikely lovers, as well as assassins and stepmother and stepson. And if that's not enough drama, one of them also has a fatal disease.

Movie Review, Aug. 4, 2006

Revew: Barnyard: The Original Party Animals
Barnyard: The Original Party Animals
Yet another computer-animated film about talking animals offers a fine message for the kids, but little originality.

Movie Review, Aug. 4, 2006

Revew: Scoop
Woody Allen's second British film with Scarlett Johansson finds the director falling back into the rut he carved for himself with every forgettable comedy since the underrated Deconstructing Harry.

Movie Review, July 28, 2006

Extra Credit
Extra Credit
How a class I took in college helped find distribution for a low-budget, high-caliber indie

Screens, July 14, 2006

Revew: You, Me and Dupree
You, Me and Dupree
The story of the houseguest who won't leave gets another reworking in this diverting yet disposable Owen Wilson vehicle.

Movie Review, July 14, 2006

Revew: The King
The King
First-time filmmaker James Marsh delivers a Texas gothic that stars Gael García Bernal and William Hurt, but the characters lack depth and humanity.

Movie Review, July 7, 2006

Revew: Look Both Ways
Look Both Ways
This indie ensemble film from Australia examines big issues such as life and death but it's really at its best when probing smaller interactions.

Movie Review, June 30, 2006

Might as Well Face It
Might as Well Face It
Caveh Zahedi on 'I Am a Sex Addict'

Screens, June 23, 2006

Revew: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
Racing junkies would be better off browsing the many online drifting videos in which the camera doesn't cut and the people don't speak.

Movie Review, June 16, 2006

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