Trick

There are no tricks about Trick. It is a sweet and classic character-driven romantic comedy, set in a lower Manhattan filled with aspiring writers, actors and performers. As songwriter Gabriel (Christian Campbell) and go-go-boy Mark (John Paul Pitoc) move through Soho and the West Village in a vain attempt  ...

True Crime

I like Clint Eastwood's new directorial and star vehicle, True Crime. I recommend it to Eastwood lovers and non-Eastwood lovers, people who believe the justice system is flawed, opponents of capital punishment, people who like James Woods and car chases, and the rest of you who like a good yarn.  ...

Tumbleweeds

Elegant Handcrafted and Individually Dyed Mesh Silk Poncho The main titles of Tumbleweeds run without visual background. Behind the titles, the sound track picks up an argument which grows gradually in volume as anger and conflict escalate. When the titles finish, a hand-held camera plunges  ...

Twice Upon a Yesterday

Knit Tank Top Scoop Neckline by P.I.Sport N.Y. Maria Ripoll's Twice Upon a Yesterday plays with time as does another excellent current film, Run, Lola, Run. Lola examines different outcomes of the same story told three times, with the action shifting  ...

Twin Falls Idaho

Suggested reading: Twins And What They Tell Us About Who We Are (1997), Lawrence Wright Dancing Naked In Front of the Fridge And Other Lessons from Twins (1999), Nancy J. Sipes, Phd. Twin Falls Idaho is a winner. On a  ...

Two Family House

Two Family House starts out like a period sitcom - 1950s Staten Island blue-collar Italian-Americans gently, rather affectionately satirized. It takes its time buildingits characters and its story, which is told as family history in an unneeded voiceover by a character who is never older than an infant during  ...

Two Women

Two Women is in no way related to the memorable 1961 Vittorio De Sica film that won Sophia Loren an Academy Award. One wonders whether the director of the current effort knows that fine film whose title she has now bestowed on her own new work. The world that  ...

U-571

U-571 is a hybrid. While shot in color and using ample amounts of 21st century technology, it's basically a 1940s film - one that the World War II Office of War Information would have readily approved. It's a testosterone-fest of sweaty, gritty sailors shooting at lots of stuff and  ...

Un Air de Famille

Here is another one of those films that the French do better than anyone else. Practically the entire film takes place within a neighborhood tavern and it is just about all talk. We meet the members of a family: a domineering, rather self righteous mother, her favored yuppie son  ...

Unbreakable

Even before the main titles, Unbreakable starts out offering data about the wide readership of comic books in the United States. And the antagonist character, Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson), is a dealer in comic book art, so that writer/director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense) has a context  ...