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.
April 27, 2007 6:04am EST
The best scenes are in the trailer. A dim supernatural thriller that combines existential angst with teenage trauma and comes up a loser.
April 20, 2007 4:59am EST
Wistful and uneven, Jonathan Kasdan's In the Land of Women is like Garden State by way of a John Hughes movie--but less engaging than either.
March 09, 2007 5:58am EST
Wild Hogs is basically City Slickers meets Easy Rider--just a whole lot sillier without any sociological angst.
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 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.
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.
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 24, 2006 5:10am EST
They are Jake and Elwood with more head-banging, Wayne and Garth with less mugging, Cheech and Chong with a slightly weaker stash, the Brokeback cowboys with a more platonic take on man-love... They are Tenacious D, and they’re the stars of the second funniest film of 2006.
November 17, 2006 6:07am EST
Chow down on this taste of life inside the meat packing and “Happy Meal” Fast Food Nation.