March 6, 2009 |
Love affairs with married men are always messy, entangling more people in the web of fictions than you'd ever imagine. When the man in question is President Kennedy, circa 1963, the Cuban missile crisis under his belt and reelection in his sights, well, things are just bound to get seriously complicated.
April 15, 2000
The handsome drifter. The small-town beauty. CBS offers a remake of William Inge's 1953 play "Picnic," featuring Gretchen Mol and Josh Brolin.
October 13, 2000 |
If you want to stretch as an artist, it'll probably be easier if you have never achieved fame in a long-running sitcom. Jason Alexander may have been feeling this burden fromthe time he set out to direct "Just Looking." There have been--and doubtless will be--many moviegoers smirking at the very notion of "Seinfeld's" wormy sociopath George Costanza directing a feature film.
May 28, 1999 |
If looks were everything, "The Thirteenth Floor," a sleek time-travel mystery that offers a rich and accurate re-creation of 1937 L.A., would have it made. But for all the soaring visual splendor of its past, present and future, it's hobbled by a murky plot that proves to be not all that original once it starts unraveling.
September 6, 1998
MOVIES "Rounders," a tale of one man's journey through New York's high-stakes underground poker world, stars Matt Damon (with Edward Norton, at right), Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich, John Turturro and Martin Landau. The latest from filmmaker John Dahl opens in general release on Friday.
October 21, 2002 |
Fox's new "Girls Club" is about three young attorneys who are beautiful when they're angry. Which is often. Lynne Camden (Gretchen Mol) is mad because senior partner William Hahn (Giancarlo Esposito) is on her case. Sarah Mickle (Chyler Leigh) is mad because another partner, Meredith Holt (Lisa Banes) -- nicknamed "Praying Mantis" -- is on her case. Jeannie Falls (Kathleen Robertson) is mad because partner Spencer Lewis (Brian Markinson) is repeatedly on her neck and shoulders. With his hands.