Nearly everything in Taylor Hackford’s tin-eared comedy is as ersatz as the Robert De Niro character’s rage is real.
Criterion’s Blu-ray for The Fisher King packs an audio/visual wallop, but is undermined by its transparent interest in communal naval-gazing.
Richard LaGravenese’s film mostly skirts any connection to musical theater as though it were faintly embarrassed.
Its chief misstep is taking its title too literally, and ultimately depicting Louie as an indestructible, and thus largely inhuman, superhero.
One of Clint Eastwood’s best films comes to high-def with an aggressively scrubbed image that robs it of some of its beauty.
Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and Water for Elephants finds immense pleasure in juxtaposing extreme dimensionality with budding emotion.
Hilary Swank and Imelda Staunton butt heads outside the Oscar arena and she <em>still</em> kicks her ass.