xXx: State of the Union (2005)
"It may sound strange to say that this is another boring action film, but it's true."
"Yeah...but you have to read the book first."
A Lot Like Love (2005)
"Having sex before they know each other's names. Spitting water on each other. Showing each other chewed food. Antics you want to see from a young couple in love? Me neither."
King's Ransom (2005)
"If you shelve out even $1 for this movie, you'll feel as though you've paid a "King's Ransom.""
Born Into Brothels (2004)
"Every thinking adult should see this compelling Oscar-nominated documentary."
Kung Fu Hustle (2005)
"Can a movie be hilarious and violent simultaneously? Well, yes, if it's "Kung Fu Hustle.""
The Interpreter (2005)
"Here's a solid, adult drama that's a serious thriller and mystery rolled into one."
"Arid as the sand-covered dunes, "Sahara" is a made-for-TV flick disguised as the return of Indiana Jones. "
Fever Pitch (2005)
""Fever Pitch" is a room-temperature movie."
The Upside of Anger (2005)
"Finally -- a well-acted, well-written drama for grownups, about grownups, that even contains grownup romance."
Sin City (2005)
"Violence. Gore. Grit. Quentin Tarantino. If you haven't stopped reading by now, you may be part of the appreciative audience of "Sin City.""
Beauty Shop (2005)
"Queen Latifah's back on track. She has a long way to go to equal her role in "Chicago," in which she both starred and sang. But "Beauty Shop" is a better-than-average outing."
Guess Who (2005)
"Well, guess what? "Guess Who" isn't a remake...at least, not of "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." It's more like "Meet the Fockers" with themes about bigotry and honesty."
"Sometimes, a movie is so abhorrent it's difficult to think of the appropriate words. When I do, I can't print them here."
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
"As lovely to look at it as it is heart-wrenching, "A Very Long Engagement" is one of the best films of 2004. "
Ice Princess (2005)
""Ice Princess" won't leave you cold."
The Ring Two (2005)
"When growling, vicious, computer-generated deer gang up to attack people in vehicles, could it be a sign of the Apocalypse?"
Be Cool (2005)
"As average as its predecessor was entertaining, "Be Cool" is a spoof of itself."
The Jacket (2005)
""The Jacket" isn't a one-size-fits-all for every audience."
The Pacifier (2005)
"Oh, Vin Diesel, whither your career?"
""Hostage" blends "Mercury Rising" with "Die Hard" to create an average, well, Bruce Willis movie"
"Finally, a smart, funny movie that's family friendly!"
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
"Talk about mixed messages. Here's a cruel, mean-spirited movie that's supposed to have a Christian theme."
Man of the House (2005)
"There was a time when you'd see Tommy Lee Jones and R. Lee Ermey in a movie and say, "Well, it can't be all bad." Those days are gone forever."
"You could say that PG-13-rated horror movies are, well, "Cursed.""
Son of the Mask (2005)
"Color, movement and loud noises do not disguise an idiotic movie."
""Constantine" isn't heavenly. But it's an interesting enough look at what lies beyond."
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
"I left the theater with joy in my heart. And it's all because of Winn-Dixie."
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
"Wonderful things can come in small packages. And "Pooh's Heffalump Movie" is one of them."
"Many is the time that a potentially compelling biopic is ruined by an awful screenplay. "Therese" is ruined by many things."
"Whaddaya know -- Kevin James actually is the star of the new Will Smith movie!"
The Wedding Date (2005)
"Know this from the get-go: I'm one of a dozen or so women scattered throughout the world who didnt like Pretty Woman. "
"Will 2005 be remembered as the Year of the Awful Horror Movies?"
Alone in the Dark (2005)
"Wow. What an aptly named movie."
Hide and Seek (2005)
"This movie has so little to hide that you'll figure out whodunit long before the credits roll."
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
"This is one of those movies, like Schindlers List, that may give you nightmares. This is one of those movies, like Schindlers List, that should be seen anyway."
Aliens of the Deep (2005)
"You'll see some strange, gentle wonders in Aliens of the Deep."
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
"I'm not sure why they remade this movie. All I know is that I'm glad there's a decent actioner for grownups amidst the January junk. "
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
"If you loved "Hero" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," then you'll also enjoy the gorgeous "House of Flying Daggers.""
""Elektra" is a shocking mess."
Racing Stripes (2005)
"I can't remember the last time I gave a movie an extra half star because the animal lead is so cute."
White Noise (2005)
"Forget that noise."
In Good Company (2004)
"Ever feel like "The only 'fair' I ever heard of is where they judge sheep and cows?'" Then join the audience of "In Good Company" for a laugh and a sigh. "
"Controversy always will be associated with the man and the film."
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
"It doesn't get any better than this knock-out of a film."
Ultimate X: The Movie (2002)
"If you think that "ESPN's Ultimate X" is a motor oil, then you need to see this movie, dude. "
"It's a bad sign when a horror movie is released on Christmas Day."
"Adam Sandler fans beware: There's not a trace of Happy Gilmore anywhere in this movie."
"Lately, I've complained that "gross" does not equal funny. Well, "weird" does not equal "entertaining.""
Blade: Trinity (2004)
"Well, Blade held up beautifully twice. But now the story is turning, well, bloodless. "