November 08, 2012 10:19am EST
A mix of old and new thrills, 'Skyfall' delves into the mind of James Bond while delivering all the action you want from a 007 adventure.
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.
November 17, 2006 11:59am EST
If there must be a grittier, more human --and, dare we say, even more vulnerable--James Bond, then Daniel Craig is all THAT and a bag of chips. Kudos to the new Bond regime.
September 29, 2006 6:22am EST
The Guardian wants more than anything to be a summer blockbuster. But as a fall movie in earnest--clocking in at well over two hours, no less--the movie is stripped bare and revealed as a middling action flick without much action.
August 18, 2006 1:15pm EST
Although a promising start with enough decent laughs to keep you going, Accepted eventually degenerates into any number of college-themed underdog movies. Still, this could possibly gain Frat Pack pledge Justin Long his own acceptance.
December 23, 2005 6:14am EST
Masquerading under the guise of an “inspirational story,” The Ringer hits a new low for Hollywood. Producers may have exploited their way into some (intentional, of course) controversy buzz, but don’t expect audiences to be fooled by this unfunny hoax of a comedy.
October 28, 2005 6:29am EST
This seven-years-later sequel lacks the sexy, cutting zing! that made 1998’s The Mask of Zorro a sharp, stylish update of the old school swordsman. Instead, the sequel favors more a family-friendly approach. Still, there’s enough caliente chemistry to be found between stars Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
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.
November 13, 2003 1:17pm EST
It's James Bond! It's Indiana Jones! It's Ocean's Eleven! It's too much. Looney Tunes: Back in Action misses out on a brilliant opportunity to tell a simple story about a rabbit vs. a duck.