September 21, 2007 6:16am EST
The ingenious Across the Universe is a musical along the lines of a Moulin Rouge, imaginatively interjecting popular songs--in this case, the Beatles repertoire--into the storyline. It’s a real treat.
September 07, 2007 6:32am EST
There’s no true grit to be found in James Mangold’s fun but safe Western remake. Nitpicking, however, is no way to treat a movie that gives us two heavyweights like Russell Crowe and Christian Bale on top of their games.
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 13, 2007 11:38am EST
Stardust is so witty, enchanting and romantic, it’s destined to become The Princess Bride of the Harry Potter generation.
July 23, 2007 10:07am EST
Less flash, more grit, The Order of the Phoenix is definitely the most introspective of the Harry Potter movies. If you’re expecting fast-paced wizardry action at every turn, however, you might be disappointed.
May 25, 2007 7:49am EST
Shrek the Third pretty much serves up the same tired fairytale shenanigans with little of the original’s magic. Still, the franchise’s undeniable charm alleviates some of the Third ’s banality.
May 05, 2007 10:53am EST
The understated yet charming Year of the Dog explores just how far a pet owner will go to find herself after she loses her best friend. And yes, to answer your question, this is definitely a movie for dog lovers.
April 27, 2007 5:38am EST
With The Condemned, the thirst for violence turns to the Internet, and wrestler Steve Austin becomes a moral compass for the hypocrisy of society.
April 17, 2007 12:22pm EST
Over-the-top, style-over-substance worked for 300. For Pathfinder, it does NOT. Quick, find a path to the exit!
April 04, 2007 7:50am EST
A Hollywood dog finds out what it's like to be a real hero, rather than just play one in the movies-and he's really cute at it.