January 27, 2006 9:34am EST
Big Momma's House 2 is precisely what you'd expect from a sequel whose title no longer has any affiliation with the current "story": a few harmless, lowbrow laughs, all of which are forever indebted to the formulas of crap past.
December 16, 2005 7:40am EST
As one of the more likable holiday films to come around in a long time, the comedy The Family Stone will also surprise you with its depth and emotional appeal.
October 21, 2005 2:03pm EST
North Country isn't for those short on patience or time. But for the rest of us, the superb acting and relevant theme makes it more than worth it.
October 21, 2005 2:02pm EST
As yet another underdog/family flick that tugs mercilessly at our heart strings, Dreamer just doesn’t offer anything new and exciting in this well-worn genre.
September 30, 2005 9:35am EST
Supported by an excellent performance from Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote offers insight into the author and his idiosyncrasies and could perhaps shed a newfound respect for those of us who may remember Capote as only a creepy talk show gadfly. The man no doubt had a lot of talent, as a writer, a storyteller and a journalist.
September 02, 2005 5:08am EST
Our kids deserve better. This Nick Cannon-fronted sloppy action-comedy flops around with a sitcom's look-at-me spunk. The jokes are so bad, they're distracting. Look for The Underclassman to disappear by the third week of school.
August 29, 2005 12:37pm EST
Undiscovered is like a MTV show the studio execs thought was too rich for the channel. They were wrong--dead wrong.
August 05, 2005 7:46am EST
I guess if you were a fan of the TV show, this foolhardy Dukes of Hazzard upgrade may appeal to your baser senses. Or it could just remind you how ridiculous it was the show ran for six seasons in the first place.
April 29, 2005 7:17am EST
Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy fans will admire the striking visual effects, laugh at familiar scenes and leave the theater satisfied, though a little disappointed with the left-out bits. But the inside jokes and loopy antics could throw the general population into a panic--a violation of the Guide's golden rule.
January 07, 2005 4:15am EST
White Noise is certainly an intriguing concept--you may find yourself listening more intently to static from now on. But ultimately the trite film fails to deliver the necessary thrills and chills it so desperately wants us to experience.