Friday, January 9 2009
For all its references to spirituality, Not Easily Broken is fixated on an earthly bond, between a good man and the good woman who defines him.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Part "family movie" and part "romantic comedy," Perfect Holiday divides its energies unevenly, leaning too heavily on the adults acting like children.
Friday, September 28 2007
You can't not like The Rock.
Friday, August 26 2005
Space is a primary concern in a movie called The Cave.
Monday, March 7 2005
As he watches his firefighters guys bond and scuffle, director Jay Russell explains that he began the project with some qualms because of 'all the emotion involved with 9/11.'"
Wednesday, December 22 2004
Amid all the overreaching, expensive, mostly tacky ambition of the summer's movies, it's good to see a B-movie that knows what it is.
Wednesday, October 27 2004
All rules of attraction and self-definition are just off when it comes to the utterly beautiful and notoriously nice Chestnut.
Friday, October 1 2004
Sentimental and surprisingly uncomplicated, Ladder 49 seems a disservice to the very folks it wants to extol.
Friday, August 27 2004
There's some odd cosmic poetry in the fact that Dwight Little, director of Anacondas, also directed Free Willy 2.
Thursday, May 13 2004
As lovers who lie to one another as a kind of mating ritual, Gabrielle Union and Jamie Foxx do about as well as possible.