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.
October 23, 2006 5:28am EST
Daniel Craig only won the coveted role of James Bond after Ewan McGregor turned it down, says the director of new 007 movie Casino Royale.
October 20, 2006 8:08am EST
An insightful epic that recasts World War II through a prism of symbols and heroes, Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers is a visual treat, combining CGI with an old look in ambitious, thrilling battle scenes. One of the year’s best films.
September 29, 2006 6:22am EST
A volcanic, career-defining performance from Forest Whitaker absolutely hijacks The Last King of Scotland and the Oscar race. He also rescues the movie from its disappointing--albeit powerful--mediocrity.
September 08, 2006 5:04am EST
Hollywoodland is a well-acted, moody and sumptuously evocative recreation of LA’s seemingly glamorous underbelly circa the 1950s but tries entirely too hard to be Chinatown.
June 05, 2006 1:42pm EST
X-Men: The Last Stand falls somewhere between the plodding exposition of the first X-Men and the compelling, character-driven X2. In other words, its action-packed but lacks that certain mutant angst.
April 14, 2006 6:02am EST
In a cross between Finding Nemo and Madagascar, with a little Lion King thrown in for good measure, Disney’s The Wild is just plain old tired derivativeness. Maybe we should chalk this one up to bad timing.
December 08, 2005 7:22am EST
Charlize Theron has reportedly replaced Angelina Jolie as director Martin Campbell's first choice for the latest Bond girl role.
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 20, 2005 8:20am EST
James Bond filmmakers are struggling over the new version of Casino Royale--because the story features a scene where 007's testicles are hit with a carpet beater.