July 05, 2012 8:59am EST
Sex, drugs, and violence are a flash in the pan.
December 25, 2007 8:49am EST
The second feature film to combine two of 20th Century Fox’s most popular franchises doesn’t skimp on gizmos or gore, just on characterization and dialogue.
December 07, 2007 12:17pm EST
Atonement follows the grand tradition of sweeping romantic period films, alternating between lush beauty and stark realism; it grabs your heart and doesn’t let go.
April 27, 2007 5:38am EST
Snow Cake, the story of a woman afflicted with autism, is distinctive, affecting, and yet (thank goodness!) completely unsentimental or sappy.
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.
February 17, 2006 9:22am EST
Date Movie is as crude, tasteless and cheap as a movie the Farrelly brothers might’ve made during adolescence. And since the year has only just begun, let’s tack on 2005 and proclaim this the worst movie of the last year and a quarter… Oh, what the hell—the last decade.
March 26, 2003 12:17pm EST
Fueled by a wonderful performance from Leonardo DiCaprio, Catch Me If You Can is a lighthearted yet heart-wrenching look at the making of a truly brilliant, if somewhat reluctant, con artist.
January 08, 2003 5:26am EST
Nominations for the 45th annual Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday morning in New York. Eight artists, including Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Sheryl Crow, Ashanti, Norah Jones, Nelly, Raphael Saadiq, and Avril Lavigne, tied for nomination leads with five nods each.
December 26, 2001 5:46am EST
Gosford Park is entertaining enough, but if you're expecting another Altman masterpiece, you'll be disappointed.
December 07, 2001 10:18am EST
Like the original, Ocean's Eleven is a lark, but unlike the 1960 version, it's no throwaway; with Steven Soderbergh directing, the film is stylish and smart, even if it lacks a little soul