Sunday, January 27 2013
From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.
Tuesday, January 8 2013
From diabolical tech terrorism to brutal slave ownership, the actors that make up this year's best traversed a wide canvas of creative and cinematic choices.
Monday, May 3 2010
After May's gangbusters' start, June settles down with The A-Team, Toy Story 3, and more Twilight.
Tuesday, May 15 2012
A bleak, desolate setting full of bleak, desolate men: A group of oil workers survive a plane crash and have to fight a pack of wolves across the Alaskan wilderness.
Wednesday, January 12 2011
A group of '80s TV soldiers of fortune get a big budget, big screen adaptation in 2010.
Thursday, June 10 2010
The A-Team is a cynical film that only trusts the audience to follow the most simplistic plot, it arbitrarily switches tones, assuming no one will care.
Thursday, January 25 2007
Smokin' Aces mashes together at least four movies, with all plots and characters spinning around a Vegas card trickster.
Sunday, June 22 2003
Both Henry and Nick are addicted, in different ways, to the job, the adrenalin it churns up.
Friday, January 27 2012
The Grey strives to be something different, turning what could have been a piece of mid-January claptrap into a far more satisfying experience.
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, January 15 2010
Smokin' Aces is a movie that desperately wants to be liked. Not by your typical mainstream moviegoer, however. No, Joe Carnahan's follow-up to his well