January 04, 2008 5:01am EST
Art was a dying form in movies prior to Paul Thomas Anderson’s bold epic There Will Be Blood, a must-miss for most moviegoers but a truly unforgettable experience for the rest--try as they might to forget it.
December 14, 2007 4:11am EST
Faithful to the bestselling novel on which it's based, The Kite Runner is a thoughtful, often heart-wrenching, story about betrayal and redemption.
October 12, 2007 6:45am EST
The latest film from multi-hyphenate Tyler Perry is one of his more accessible to date. Why Did I Get Married? may not attract a new audience to the Perry fold, but it should certainly play well with the pre-existing one, which has made him the successful entrepreneur he is today.
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.
August 25, 2006 7:58am EST
It’s hard to knock something as inspiring as a true story about a local guy, with no football experience, trying out for his home pro team and making the cut. But Invincible does nothing to improve on the already very tired sports underdog theme.
July 21, 2006 5:13am EST
The fantastical Lady in the Water—M. Night Shyamalan’s most wildly imaginative yet obscure work to date—will probably disappoint those looking for that certain Shyamalan je n’sais quoi. Still, you can’t fault the guy for being a true original.
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.
March 24, 2006 1:35pm EST
Fart jokes? Check. Bowel jokes? You betcha. Toilet paper jokes? Covered. Fart noises? The best. Cockroaches/rats in kitchens? Sure, throw ‘em in. Actual humor? Uh…what’s that again?
January 13, 2006 10:09am EST
Tristan & Isolde strives to be the good old-fashioned medieval kind of romance that stirs the soul. But due to the somewhat lackluster performances from the doomed young lovers, the film doesn’t quite hit the mark.
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.