December 11, 2006 5:47am EST
Watching The Holiday is a little like ordering a sticky cinnamon bun: You know the gooey, warm sweetness will taste good, but you’ll feel guilty eating it.
November 17, 2006 11:59am EST
If there must be a grittier, more human --and, dare we say, even more vulnerable--James Bond, then Daniel Craig is all THAT and a bag of chips. Kudos to the new Bond regime.
May 26, 2006 5:42am EST
Ron Howard’s beautifully framed The Da Vinci Code sticks to author Dan Brown’s controversial wild goose-chase thriller pretty religiously. But the movie’s faithfulness to the book poses some inherent problems, including keeping your attention for two and a half hours.
December 23, 2005 7:44am EST
Here’s a rumor for ya: this is pretty bland stuff, despite all the clever people involved and good intentions to pull off a hip dramedy. Ultimately, Rumor Has It doesn’t know what it wants to be.
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.
April 04, 2003 5:29am EST
While it is a fast-paced and entertaining movie, the story, characters and dialogue will leave you feeling unfulfilled; for the most part, A Man Apart is a sequence of thrills in more need of brains than Diesel's brawn
December 21, 2001 6:50am EST
Come next March, it could be a very good night for Mind at the Oscars.
November 15, 2001 3:11pm EST
If you enjoyed the book (or at least can take some kids with you who did), go watch it played out on screen--just don't expect magic to happen.
May 16, 2001 10:59am EST
Forecast says lows in the first half clearing away for scattered thrills.