Todd Solondz has always given the viewer something akin to a routine dental checkup. Theres the nice comfortable seat and the pleasant massaging of your gums while you cant really figure out whats going on.
Even with the most scathing dismissal from every mainstream publication, Constantine continues to rake in the dollars, week after week. David Denby so ran out of pejoratives in The New Yorker that in the end he was reduced to lamenting that Catholic religious imagery was being tragically plundered for superficial purposes. Has he never seen a horror film?
Docs In Sight
Why would The New York Times Magazine recently bother to run a feature article about the muddled issues in documentary using the film Assisted Living as the example?