Random musings on all things cinematical, and otherwise, by Joe Leydon.
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Hilary Duff: Nasty as she wants to be
Despite flashes of comic inspiration and an abundance of anything-goes boldness, War, Inc. is a chaotic free-fire zone in which savvy satire, sophomoric silliness and sappy sentiment collide, commingle and ultimately cancel each other out. But there's some good news: Hilary Duff's risky and frisky performance as a foul-mouthed Central Asian pop tart is a genuine revelation.