March 13, 2010 4:38am EST
Kick-Ass expertly blends side-splitting humor with bone-shattering action and the result is something endlessly entertaining. It will do for superheroes what Zombieland did for the undead.
May 11, 2009 2:11pm EST
“A real movie.” That’s the phrase that one of my industry sources used to describe Eagle Eye (Dreamworks/Paramount), which debuts this Friday at 3,500 or so locations and on more than 4,500 screens. The movie reunites Hollywood’s hottest young star, Shia LaBeouf, with his director from the surprise hit Disturbia, DJ Caruso, and industry tracking is pointing toward a spectacular opening.
April 11, 2008 5:02am EST
While the political issue of illegal immigration is ever-present, Under the Same Moon succeeds ultimately as a beautifully rendered, unforgettable story of the invincible bond between a mother and son.
November 09, 2007 4:17am EST
Proving why he’s still an American classic, 83-year-old director Sidney Lumet turns in another brilliantly executed crime thriller. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead might be a downer but it’s a real stunner
September 28, 2007 6:14am EST
Any exposé of the sex-slave trade is going to be hard to watch, especially when it involves the trafficking of children across international borders. But as compelling and revealing as it is, Trade loses its nerve soon after crossing over from Mexico to the United States.
November 17, 2006 6:07am EST
Chow down on this taste of life inside the meat packing and “Happy Meal” Fast Food Nation.
June 17, 2004 12:44pm EST
The Chronicles of Riddick is a dazzling sci-fi epic that will have Pitch Black devotees marking their calendars for the third installment. But director David Twohy's sequel is unlikely to strike a chord with those unfamiliar with Riddick's world
March 18, 2004 8:23pm EST
With a great zinger at the end, Taking Lives just manages to squeak by as a passable entry in the psychological thriller arena.
March 12, 2004 3:08pm EST
As a thriller, Spartan will hold your attention, but unfortunately writer/director's David Mamet's style doesn't fit well in this milieu.
April 25, 2003 6:29am EST
Four Douglases, three generations of dysfunctional family angst, and two decent performances add up to one lukewarm movie in It Runs in the Family.