The Number 23 (2007)
"The Number 23 is just a sordid exercise for a comedy actor to stretch his dramatic muscle."
"Methodical to the point of becoming unnerving, Zodiac meshes fact and supposition into a fascinating exploration of obsession."
Snow Cake (2006)
Red Road (2007)
"Dickie and Curran are brave actors, willing to explore and expose the complexities of their characters on every level."
The Host (2007)
Color Me Kubrick (2007)
"Audacious and funny, Color Me Kubrick takes a small slice out of the entertainment pie to deliver a delicious and filling treat."
"Disturbia features an extremely likable protagonist in Shia LaBeouf..."
"Raging at you harder than a televangelist on an overdose of Viagra, Grindhouse pulverizes the audience with a bombardment of hyper-violence, buxom babes, gnarly zombies, and enough exploitation to fill two movies."
"Once we've seen Murphy in the fat suit, the joke is over."
Hannibal Rising (2007)
"You won't need a GPS to know where this plot is headed."
Ghost Rider (2007)
Alpha Dog (2007)
"Timberlake is trying to bring sexy back, and after seeing his performance in "Alpha Dog," I can see why it left."
Smokin' Aces (2007)
"What sounds like an interesting idea goes up in a blaze of bullets as none of the characters exist beyond the film frame."
Factory Girl (2007)
"Hickenlooper gives "Factory Girl" a distinct Warhol look. It's cutting edge without being cluttered."
And Then There Were None (1945)
"Venus isn't a great movie, but it features a great performance by O'Toole."
Children of Men (2006)
"Instead of engrossing me with its powerful message and gripping imagery, it just meandered along like my grandfather's Rascal on a low battery."
Saw III (2006)
"Like an herbal blend of grand guignol and gothic horror, Saw isn't everyone's cup of tea."
Man of the Year (2006)
"Reminded me of an octogenarian circus spinner. While grounded, she looks terrific, but the moment she tries to elevate herself, she loses her teeth."
The Guardian (2006)
"There's enough testosterone on display in "The Guardian" to fuel a woman's golf tournament."
Hate Crime (2005)
"Writer-director Tommy Stovall creates characters who are real and sympathetic."
"What makes all of this so funny is being in on the joke."
The Departed (2006)
The Last King of Scotland (2006)
"Forest Whitaker performs the ultimate magic act: he turns a blood-thirsty butcher into a charismatic, empathetic man."
Little Children (2006)
"...this is one tower of Babel which won't be coming down any time soon."
The Queen (2006)
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
"Judi Dench delivers a wickedly scintillating performance in Notes on a Scandal, a deliciously dark morality tale about breaking taboos."
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
"With dashing heroes, swashbuckling damsels, vile villains and enough plot for two films, Dead Man's Chest is worth digging up."
Lady in the Water (2006)
"Lady in the Water is like a convenience store, with the director filling his basket with easy story fixes and unnecessary junk food."
My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
"Anyone who ever found a boiled bunny on their stove knows breaking up with a woman who won't be ignored can be extremely dangerous."
The Descent (2006)
"What distinguishes The Descent from other cave thrillers is the way director Marshall never lets up, constantly pounding at us until our heartbeat becomes so loud we can no longer hear the characters scream. "
Snakes on a Plane (2006)
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
"Not since Sex in the City has frank, female driven dialogue been so funny or enlightening."
The Wicker Man (2006)
The Illusionist (2006)
"The Illusionist slowly works its magic, unveiling little pieces until it's time for the grand reveal."
Aurora Borealis (2006)
The Black Dahlia (2006)
Superman Returns (2006)
"Superman Returns defies the odds by taking chances, mixing old and new, layering on nostalgia while peeling away artifice."
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
"What Altman and Keillor, who plays himself, have done is create a believable piece of radio drama on the big screen..."
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
"X-Men: The Last Stand delivers exactly what I expected, nothing more, nothing less. It is what it is, and anyone who enjoyed the first two films will enjoy their Last Stand."
The Omen (2006)
"By-the-book remake of the 1976 horror thriller features scrumptious production values, a sinister turn by Mia Farrow as Nanny 666, and an overall sense of familiarity."
The Lake House (2006)
"Anyone concerned over the rising price of postage should invest in a mailbox like the one featured in The Lake House."
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
"The Da Vinci Code is just another summer movie for people who like pulp in their cinematic orange juice."