October 10, 2012 11:35am EST
McDonagh's second film has as much blood-soaked mania as it does heart and humor.
December 16, 2011 9:45am EST
"A passable - and forgettable - franchise entry."
September 08, 2006 5:04am EST
Hollywoodland is a well-acted, moody and sumptuously evocative recreation of LA’s seemingly glamorous underbelly circa the 1950s but tries entirely too hard to be Chinatown.
January 27, 2006 9:34am EST
Big Momma's House 2 is precisely what you'd expect from a sequel whose title no longer has any affiliation with the current "story": a few harmless, lowbrow laughs, all of which are forever indebted to the formulas of crap past.
January 13, 2006 10:09am EST
Tristan & Isolde strives to be the good old-fashioned medieval kind of romance that stirs the soul. But due to the somewhat lackluster performances from the doomed young lovers, the film doesn’t quite hit the mark.
October 21, 2005 2:05pm EST
The uber-popular video game gets a big-screen treatment with a predictable plot and a tacked-on final sequence. But even with all the action, violence, mutant-zombies and lots of high-caliber weaponry, it just doesn't elevate a great game to a great movie.
May 06, 2005 4:52am EST
Between the two of them, Ridley Scott and Orlando Bloom have picked up their swords for Gladiator, Troy and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. And that's the problem. If the intriguing but ultimately derivative Kingdom of Heaven had arrived before these recent period epics, it may have stood a better chance of enthralling us.
October 08, 2004 9:39am EST
Perhaps if Friday Night Lights was the first high school football story to come to the big screen, it would be one of the best. Even though the film does sport some superb performances and tackles gritty realism with gusto, it isn't the first to do that--far from it.
May 11, 2004 12:47pm EST
For the love of all that's unholy, drive a wooden stake, shoot a silver bullet, do whatever it takes to put Van Helsing out of its misery.
March 12, 2004 3:34am EST
With its fresh cast, unapologetically lewd storyline and laugh-out-loud predicaments, Eurotrip makes for a delectably rare fun time at the movies.