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Monthly Archives: October 2003

Runaway Jury

I love John Cusack; I had fun watching his friendly face onscreen. Unfortunately, this movie failed to deliver on its promises. I was expecting a thriller, and though it had the requisite plot twists and turns, it never managed to nudge me to the edge of my seat. Also, there were one or two irritating […]

Kill Bill

I watched this the other day. At times it looks like Tarantino is making an homage to some set of movies I’ve never seen. At other times it appears that he’s trying to make a new kind of epic. For instance, there’s a kind of ironic counterpoint to the sanitized violence we see in most […]