October 20, 2006 8:08am EST
An insightful epic that recasts World War II through a prism of symbols and heroes, Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers is a visual treat, combining CGI with an old look in ambitious, thrilling battle scenes. One of the year’s best films.
November 30, 2005 9:05am EST
It was a maverick kind of morning as the nominations for the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards were announced, honoring some of this year’s most affecting, avant garde and anti-studio independent film offerings.
October 16, 2005 12:19pm EST
Squid and the Whale is a perfect metaphor in a world where we take divorce for granted. It's so commonplace and is rarely this exposed in film anymore. But writer/director Noah Baumbach explores the whole painful process rather skillfully, and gives it a new edge.
March 02, 2005 7:28am EST
Cursed wants to be scary, irreverent fun, but it unfortunately makes a rather puerile attempt at paying homage to one of the more classic movie monsters.
August 02, 2004 9:54am EST
While The Village may not ultimately be considered one of Shyamalan's best efforts, lacking genuine thrills and jaw-dropping twists, it still bears the wunderkind director's unique mark for understanding the human condition.
November 25, 2002 10:28am EST
For another been there, done that school drama, The Emperor's Club still manages to surprise you as well as help you to remember how your favorite teacher probably deserved a lot more credit than he or she actually got.
November 24, 2002 11:14am EST
Box Office Analysis: Nov. 24
November 18, 2002 4:54am EST
Martin Grove's box office analysis for the weekend of Nov. 15, 2002. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 8 Mile The Santa Clause 2 The Ring Half Past Dead
November 10, 2002 10:36am EST
Box office analysis, Nov. 10