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December 4, 2009

Friday Harvest: Iron Man 2, Harry Potter, and more!

Happy Friday Harvest, a weekly round-up of the best pictures, posters, and videos that have become available for viewing/download on Rotten Tomatoes. Each section features the favorite or most interesting item we've added for the week, along with several other new highlights. Enjoy!More…

December 3, 2009

Critics Consensus: Everybody's Fine Is Just OK

This week at the movies, we've got a fractured family (Everybody's Fine, starring Robert De Niro and Drew Barrymore); a sibling rivalry (Brothers, starring Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal); an inside job (Armored, starring Matt Dillon and Laurence Fishburne); and vampire hilarity (Transylmania, starring Patrick Cavanaugh and James DeBello). What do the critics have to say? Sometimes a film contains such good acting that one is willing to overlook its other faults. One example might be Jim Sheridan's Brothers, a film critics say often works despite being frequently overwrought. Robert De Niro has an intensity and presence that shines through even when he's not playing Travis Bickle/Jake La Motta types. And critics say his measured performance is easily the best thing about Everybody's Fine.More…

December 1, 2009

Total Recall: Natalie Portman's Best Movies

Child actors are notorious for fizzling out once their prepubescent charms disappear during adolescence, or once they discover the various vices of the adult world, and it seems to be the rare case when a young starlet can overcome these hurdles and transition successfully into a career of grownup roles. Natalie Portman is one such success story: after making her debut as a 12-year-old in Luc Besson's Leon The Professional, Portman gradually took on more adult roles until she was playing everything from a young, widowed mother (Cold Mountain) to an emotionally manipulative stripper (Closer). This week, she stars alongside Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal in the family drama Brothers, so we felt it was the right time to take a look back at the extensive filmography of this young star to determine Natalie Portman's Best Movies.More…

November 29, 2009

Tobey Maguire Talks Brothers, Spider-Man 4

Tobey Maguire has kept a pretty low profile since "Spider-Man 3" swung into theaters in 2007, but with "Brothers" just around the corner -- and, of course, "Spider-Man 4" on the way -- that's about to change.More…

February 10, 2009

Carey Mulligan - Fresh Talent on RT

Coming out of Sundance this year, one name rang out as a talent to watch. Carey Mulligan made her big-screen debut in Joe Wright's 2005 Pride & Prejudice adaption, but as she premiered An Education and The Greatest in Park City, Utah, tongues started wagging about her obvious talent. Now RT profiles a name you're likely to hear a lot in 2009.More…

November 28, 2007

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Joe Namath Biopic

Jake Gyllenhaal is going Broadway. Broadway Joe, that is.More…