Parker Posey

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but Hairbrained from director Billy Kent cannot escape its quirky 90s influences to exert much of its own personality.

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‘Superman Returns’ has way more going for it than a simple action movie. By emphasizing Superman’s virtual omnipotence and also his sense of eternal heartbreak and loss, Bryan Singer’s epic and lyrical sequel-of-sorts to 1980′s Superman II has some of the same poignancy of a classic Greek tragedy.

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It’s a good week for Blu-ray. Richard Linklater’s Criterion version ‘Dazed and Confused’ is out and ‘Attack the Block’ beams in from outer space to the inner city.

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