Atlantic City Weekly
Music and Lyrics (2007)
"... this is a movie that will lose nothing when you rent it from Netflix a few months from now."
Wild Hogs (2007)
"Among these pigs in a blanket of cliches, John Travolta is particularly cringe-worthy ..."
The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
"Movies, even if they are ridiculous, are supposed to give us a desire to believe it could happen. This movie never comes close."
"... it is Cooper's brilliance, letting us see the uncontrollable rage behind a controlled fašade, that makes director Billy Ray's spy flick so engrossing."
"It's a movie that, like the case it is based on, builds your interest and retains it with its immaculate attention to detail."
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
"Is Iwo Jima a better film than Flags? Perhaps, but only because it keeps its focus on that bleak island."
The Member of the Wedding (1952)
Because I Said So (2007)
"[A] better movie might have surfaced if everyone had taken their Ritalin and calmed down."
Catch and Release (2007)
"[Garner] is moving up the likeability ladder to Sandra Bullock/Julia Roberts levels."
Club Paradise (1986)
The Painted Veil (2006)
"The Painted Veil is the type of old-fashioned period drama with rich, well defined characters that usually can't find backing in today's Hollywood."
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
"he behind-the-camera talent has provided an explosive arena in which Oscar nominees Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett let loose."
Starting Over (1979)
Oh, God! (1977)
Strangers in Good Company (1991)
The Last King of Scotland (2006)
"Whitaker's incendiary and incandescent performance dominates this movie as much as Helen Mirren's performance defines The Queen."
Real Men (1987)
The Silence (1963)
Mother's Boys (1993)
A Bronx Tale (1993)
The Five Heartbeats (1991)
No Way Out (1950)
"Topnotch film noir"
'Breaker' Morant (1980)
"Excellent anti-war flick from Austrailian "new wave""
Two for the Road (1967)
"A benchmark of marital dischord with luminous Hepburn, cheeky Finney"
Mr. Mom (1983)
For Pete's Sake (1974)
One From the Heart (1982)
Mississippi Burning (1988)
Freedom Writers (2007)
"It doesn't have a catchy hit tune sung by Lulu, but Hillary Swank does a nice take on a dedicated teacher ala To Sir With Love in the engaging Freedom Writers."
Children of Men (2006)
"... this ugly world of racism, violence and homeland security gone mad is a more likely futuristic scenario than a world in which shared humanity and peace reign supreme."
Paradise Alley (1978)
Charlotte's Web (2006)
"Babe, the movie that set the standard for the GCI talking critter flicks, was so much better ..."
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
"In the end the film feels like an average made-for-TV movie, if there were a cable channel for the sensitive man. "
The Lords of Discipline (1983)
Rocky Balboa (2006)
" ... Rocky Balboa earns a split decision. "
Runaway Train (1985)
"Dreamgirls has the clout to make a Chicago-like run on Oscar night."
"... the storytelling is simplistic and tells us little about the culture of the Mayans."
The Queen (2006)
"Mirren provides a nice combination of royal snootiness and down-to-earth anguish ..."
The Sentinel (1977)
A Good Year (2006)
"Crowe has located his funnybone again in a conventional but engaging romantic comedy ..."
The Thrill of It All (1963)