Despite some remarkable musical pastiches and riveting set pieces, this postmodern wank-job doesn’t have much of a heart.
Not surprisingly, the film’s most effective scene is also its least pretentious.
The Shooting pays obvious homage to the classic westerns of John Ford and Howard Hawks.
This is Kenneth Lonergan’s trip down a familiar road where lives will forever be emotionally and inextricably bound.
Woody Allen has grown up a lot since Take the Money and Run and it shows.
The ending is a bit pat, though the film’s simple truths about the nature of family and friendship will give young children something to chew on.
Deep Red is a riveting thriller whose secrets carefully unravel via a series of carefully calibrated compositions that become not unlike virtual gateways into Freudian pasts.
The film is as much a relevant view of adolescence and male/female relations as it is an act of remembrance.