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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
[A] delightful remake.
Posted May 12, 2008
2
Full-contact marital warfare connects with every body part save the funny bone.
Posted May 8, 2008
3
Man on Wire (2008)
A surprisingly entertaining, poignant documentary about the most notorious high-wire walk ever.
Posted May 2, 2008
4
This lyrical drama about memory and survivor's guilt taps a deep reservoir of emotions.
Posted May 2, 2008
5
Speed Racer (2008)
Unlike a Pixar cartoon that embraces as wide an audience as possible, Speed Racer proudly denies entry into its ultra-bright world to all but gamers, fanboys and anime enthusiasts.
Posted May 2, 2008
6
Lacking the emotional power necessary to fuel its contrived plot elements, the film is a minor entry in the Merchant Ivory canon.
Posted May 1, 2008
7
Bart has enough laughs to snare a distributor and decent-sized audiences.
Posted Apr 30, 2008
8
An amusing, smartly cast romantic comedy told from a guy's perspective.
Posted Apr 30, 2008
9
War, Inc. (2008)
This well-intentioned satire is a regrettable misfire.
Posted Apr 29, 2008
10
Iron Man (2008)
11
Deal (2008)
Success isn't in the cards for this plodding poker drama.
Posted Apr 25, 2008
12
Redbelt (2008)
Mamet takes up jiu-jitsu with honorable results.
Posted Apr 25, 2008
13
Deception (2008)
Deception will deceive very few viewers as an all-too-obvious setup leads to a foregone conclusion featuring forgettable characters.
Posted Apr 25, 2008
14
Features comedian Doug Benson expanding a bit from his stand-up act to strained results.
Posted Apr 24, 2008
15
Twisty time-travel drama is rather hard work, but ultimately provides modest pleasures.
Posted Apr 24, 2008
16
Pathology (2008)
A particularly nasty slice of medical-themed horror, Marc Scholermann's film is the sort of thriller in which the tenderest scene depicts an autopsy.
Posted Apr 21, 2008
17
Baby Mama (2008)
Not quite a bouncing bundle of joy but still serves up plenty of kicky comedy.
Posted Apr 21, 2008
18
This documentary purporting to examine the issue of freedom of expression in the debate between the competing arguments of 'intelligent design' and Darwinism squanders the potential fascination of its topic with its simplistic, heavy-handed approach.
Posted Apr 21, 2008
19
Stripping away all the lame political satire and cutting to the chase, there's admittedly something perversely effective about Jameson and company strutting their undead stuff against the appropriate death metal soundtrack.
Posted Apr 18, 2008
20
Farmiga elevates the material of this melodramatic soaper into something nearly profound.
Posted Apr 18, 2008
21
Anamorph (2008)
Wears its influences...a little too heavily on its sleeve. But it does effectively convey a lingering sense of dread that can't be easily dismissed.
Posted Apr 18, 2008
22
The fight scenes are fun, but the filler in between is deadlier than one of Li's lethal kicks.
Posted Apr 16, 2008
23
Prom Night (2008)
About as spine-tingling as an algebra exam.
Posted Apr 14, 2008
24
Solid rom com finds another Judd Apatow acolyte moving into the spotlight.
Posted Apr 11, 2008
25
88 Minutes (2008)
Pacino and company mark time in this preposterous copycat killer thriller.
Posted Apr 11, 2008
26
Stylistic but ultimately unsatisfying.
Posted Apr 9, 2008
27
Cop Land (1997)

A solidly entertaining drama that stays true to the independent spirit of its filmmakers
Posted Apr 9, 2008
28
Members of the gutter-al elite will be the sole survivors.
Posted Apr 9, 2008
29
XXY (2007)
A tough, engaging, extremely touching work of cinema.
Posted Apr 9, 2008
30
Backseat (2005)
A road movie that runs out of gas almost immediately after it gets started, Backseat is the sort of quirky indie feature that impresses at festivals but feels wan when experienced under real cinematic conditions.
Posted Apr 9, 2008
31
Hats Off (2008)
Although it's highly effective at conveying the amusing aspects of its subject's quirky personality, Hats Off is less than meaningful in terms of terms of getting under her skin.
Posted Apr 9, 2008
32
The Ruins (2008)
While not as silly as it sounds, it nevertheless is silly (as are most horror films), and while certainly different, the payoff isn't there.
Posted Apr 7, 2008
33
Chaos Theory (2008)
The premise is intriguing, but this intended satire never finds a convincing comedic footing.
Posted Apr 7, 2008
34
Nim's Island (2008)
Its characters, especially the youngest one, are engaging, and few adults are immune to childhood fantasies about secluded tropical isles.
Posted Apr 4, 2008
35
Street Kings (2008)
Fast action combined with rock-solid characters.
Posted Apr 4, 2008
36
The 'Sex' in the title may entice the unwary, but what they will experience will come closer to the title's other noun.
Posted Apr 4, 2008
37
Leatherheads (2008)
Disappointing period football comedy laterals too often without a clear goal in mind.
Posted Mar 31, 2008
38
By-the-numbers screen parody fails to resurrect an increasingly tired genre.
Posted Mar 29, 2008
39
21 (2008)
Real-life rags-to-riches Vegas scheme makes for glossy if lightweight fun.
Posted Mar 28, 2008
40
Never manages to be fully convincing.
Posted Mar 28, 2008
41
Political awareness doesn't spell preachiness in slice-of-life directing debut for actor Mark Webber.
Posted Mar 28, 2008
42

It's riveting stuff, painting a vivid picture of just what kind of corrupt system Dorothy Stang lost her life opposing.
Posted Mar 27, 2008
43
Stop-Loss (2008)
Stop-Loss has painted itself into a dramatic corner, which might be the most honest expression of the filmmaker's empathy for the men and women serving in Iraq.
Posted Mar 26, 2008
44
Planet B-Boy (2007)
Planet B-Boy pays fitting homage to both breakers' impressive dance skills and the roots of hip-hop culture. Agile camerawork propels the narrative at a brisk pace, and crisp editing synchs rhythmically with the score's propulsive beat.
Posted Mar 26, 2008
45
makes its timely arguments with passion and conviction.
Posted Mar 24, 2008
46
Water Lilies (2008)
Although a little too open-ended to be wholly satisfying, Water Lilies is still an excellent directorial debut.
Posted Mar 24, 2008
47
Performances vary widely in quality. Some of the "experts" who expound on zombie culture are portrayed by such amateurish actors that the film threatens to collapse.
Posted Mar 24, 2008
48
Shutter (2008)
Strictly perfunctory in its concept and execution, Shutter presents the usual series of spooky images of a deadpan female ghost showing up at odd times and moving in the slow, jerky movements that are de rigueur for the genre.
Posted Mar 22, 2008
49
The film demonstrates all too vividly its creator's penchant for soap opera-style melodramatics, absurdly broad comedy and offensively stereotypical characterizations.
Posted Mar 22, 2008
50
Fall (1997)

An essentially straight-faced story about a cocky New York cabbie (Schaeffer) who gets into a hot and heavy affair with a European supermodel.
Posted Mar 20, 2008