December 20, 2006 4:28am EST
While The Pursuit of Happyness could very easily be subtitled The Pursuit of Sappyness, the terrific father-son dynamic between Will and Jaden Smith is enough to make for an effective tearjerker—barely.
June 09, 2006 1:16pm EST
Pixar’s latest visual stunner with a heart of gold honors our obsession with the automobile. Although it will make many nostalgic for the open road, especially the historic Route 66, the kids might get a little bored with this one.
December 21, 2005 11:47am EST
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 is an exercise in shameless contrivance--even for the kiddies, though they might enjoy its familiar faces. If you hear laughter from grown-ups, there might’ve been a laugh track installed in the theater prior to the screening. Or someone’s delirious.
November 14, 2005 6:09am EST
Tagged as a “new adventure from the world of Jumanji,” Zathura certainly keeps to the same venturesome spirit as the original. But the sequel still seems to be a bit of a retread.
October 17, 2005 1:21pm EST
Not the most cheery way to spend a Saturday night, Loggerheads is still a gentle, weepy tale that condemns discrimination and laments adoption's lingering pain, while capturing the alienation of families torn apart.
October 26, 2004 8:36am EST
News,Oct. 25: Ashlee Simpson in SNL gaffe, Lenny Kravitz sued for toilet overflow, Catherine Zeta-Jones sues topless club over photo, more.
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.
August 04, 2004 11:48am EST
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced nominations for the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards today from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, Calif.
July 19, 2004 11:42am EST
CBS defends firing CSI stars, Shyamalan documentary a hoax, Superman finds director, more...
July 09, 2004 12:48pm EST
The one 1980s pop song not played on the soundtrack--Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"--is the one that best describes the film's playful spirit and youthful energy. Were only it more original, however, Sleepover wouldn't be so quickly forgettable when it's over.