Friday, March 27 2015
Every time the movie makes the claim that its protagonist is a "strong woman", it just as quickly reduces her to the worst clichés.
Friday, June 10 2011
In Alan Glynn's suspenseful novel, men and women toy with the possibility of chemically enhancing a person's brain power -- and chaos ensues.
Tuesday, February 8 2011
A lot of production, distribution, and marketing companies spent a lot of time and a lot of money to air ads for movies that are six months away. Which ones will make them a lot of money instead of costing exactly that?
Friday, June 11 2010
When the A-Team find themselves plummeting to earth in an M-1 tank, using the cannon to slow their descent, it would take a heart of stone not to find some spark of giggly enjoyment.
Friday, June 5 2009
The Hangover is yet another cinematic celebration of piggy boy grossity.
Monday, April 27 2009
This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.
Friday, February 6 2009
He’s Just Not That Into You is a standard chick flick, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing: it’s cute and comic and organized according to fixed, mostly ancient gender roles.
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.
Friday, December 19 2008
Carl (Jim Carrey) meets the incredible Allison (Zooey Deschanel), a girl so completely charming and dazzlingly unpredictable that he is instantly convinced of the rightness of yes.