Todd Solondz

  • News

    December 30, 2010
  • Film

    September 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    You Too Can Be in a Movie With Buster Bluth Hisself, Tony Hale. Not a Scene, Just a Movie.

    Writer-director Clay Liford‚ÄčOn Monday I mentioned director Clay Liford's looking for extras for his new movie -- still needs 'em, matter of fact. One hundred to 300 -- enough to fill the Garland High School gym for a 10th high school reunion. Think Grosse Point Blank. But one thing: The movie's no ... More >>

  • Film

    January 15, 2009

    From Reverence to Rape

    Hollywood plunders meaning from the Holocaust—again

  • Film

    April 19, 2007

    Here, Mike! Sit! Good Boy!

    Mike White's low-key debut makes nice while slyly nipping at suburban America

  • Film

    June 1, 2006

    Smite Me

    Michael Cuesta's 12 and Holding piles on the adolescent misery

  • Film

    June 30, 2005

    Skin Crawls

    Gregg Araki's latest is more icky than mysterious

  • Film

    April 14, 2005

    Mind Gamey

    Dot the I wants to mess with your head. Yep, it's a mess all right.

  • Film

    January 22, 2004

    Legally Bland

    Win a date with beautiful people in predictable romance

  • Film

    March 13, 2003

    Winter of Our Discontent

    Rose Troche uses the Altman method to reveal more suburban discomfort

  • Film

    February 13, 2003

    You, Me, Him

    Philip Seymour Hoffman is a great actor, because he never acts

  • Film

    November 14, 2002

    Fake Out

    At the Deep Ellum film fest, fact becomes fiction becomes fact

  • Culture

    October 3, 2002

    Dawson's Crossing

    James Van Der Beek gets off, literally, on screwing with his image

  • Film

    July 18, 2002

    Ringing True

    Lovely and Amazing is slow and low-key but also charming and marvelous

  • Film

    February 7, 2002

    Asking for It

    Storytelling continues Solondz's bluster of sex, rage and insanity

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Pi in Your Face

    Director Darren Aronofsky makes films that resemble himself: smart and abrasive

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    London Calling

    Lovelorn misfits across the pond go walking through an insightful Wonderland

  • Film

    November 26, 1998

    As bad as it gets

    Peter Berg's sour Very Bad Things earns a one-way ticket to filmic Palookaville

  • Film

    October 22, 1998

    Only the lonely

    Todd Solondz deftly examines life's rich pageant in Happiness

  • Film

    January 2, 1997

    Independents' day

    Small films have their big night in '96

  • Film

    June 20, 1996

    Puberty blues

    Writer-director Todd Solondz doesn't play games in Welcome to the Dollhouse