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.
August 17, 2007 10:41am EST
Even though it’s a retread, The Invasion’s point of view on body snatching still elicits the right kind of creepy paranoia.
August 13, 2007 11:38am EST
Stardust is so witty, enchanting and romantic, it’s destined to become The Princess Bride of the Harry Potter generation.
July 23, 2007 10:07am EST
Less flash, more grit, The Order of the Phoenix is definitely the most introspective of the Harry Potter movies. If you’re expecting fast-paced wizardry action at every turn, however, you might be disappointed.
February 16, 2007 4:45am EST
Imaginative, touching and keenly attuned to the coming-of-age genre, Bridge to Terabithia is a welcomed breath of fresh air in the stale family movie arena.
December 25, 2006 9:27am EST
The futuristically bleak Children of Men combines non-stop, edge-of-your-seat action with deep, powerful societal messages. A genuine thrill ride with a soul.
December 08, 2006 5:10am EST
While it doesn’t exactly reinvent the wheel, Unaccompanied Minors is at least decent, harmless, heart-warming fun. It’s also a surefire way to keep the kiddies smiling and occupied this pre-Christmas.
November 17, 2006 6:07am EST
Chow down on this taste of life inside the meat packing and “Happy Meal” Fast Food Nation.
November 13, 2006 12:31pm EST
Although pegged as one, The Return is neither psychologically thrilling or supernaturally scary, which makes it a poor choice for a ghost story.
November 03, 2006 12:22pm EST
Well-placed pop-culture references, wry British humor—and some singing slugs—elevate Flushed Away from the typical animated fare, but only slightly.