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Light Views

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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
The Number 23 is just a sordid exercise for a comedy actor to stretch his dramatic muscle.
Posted Apr 22, 2007
2
Zodiac (2007)
Methodical to the point of becoming unnerving, Zodiac meshes fact and supposition into a fascinating exploration of obsession.
Posted Apr 22, 2007
3
Snow Cake (2006)
4
Red Road (2007)
Dickie and Curran are brave actors, willing to explore and expose the complexities of their characters on every level.
Posted Apr 22, 2007
5
The Host (2007)
6
Audacious and funny, Color Me Kubrick takes a small slice out of the entertainment pie to deliver a delicious and filling treat.
Posted Apr 22, 2007
7
Disturbia (2007)
Disturbia features an extremely likable protagonist in Shia LaBeouf...
Posted Apr 22, 2007
8
Grindhouse (2007)
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.
Posted Apr 22, 2007
9
Jindabyne (2006)
10
Norbit (2007)
Once we've seen Murphy in the fat suit, the joke is over.
Posted Feb 20, 2007
11
You won't need a GPS to know where this plot is headed.
Posted Feb 20, 2007
12
Ghost Rider (2007)
13
Alpha Dog (2007)
Timberlake is trying to bring sexy back, and after seeing his performance in "Alpha Dog," I can see why it left.
Posted Jan 29, 2007
14
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.
Posted Jan 29, 2007
15
Factory Girl (2007)
Hickenlooper gives "Factory Girl" a distinct Warhol look. It's cutting edge without being cluttered.
Posted Jan 29, 2007
16
Venus (2006)
Venus isn't a great movie, but it features a great performance by O'Toole.
Posted Jan 8, 2007
17
Instead of engrossing me with its powerful message and gripping imagery, it just meandered along like my grandfather's Rascal on a low battery.
Posted Jan 8, 2007
18
Saw III (2006)
Like an herbal blend of grand guignol and gothic horror, Saw isn't everyone's cup of tea.
Posted Dec 26, 2006
19
Reminded me of an octogenarian circus spinner. While grounded, she looks terrific, but the moment she tries to elevate herself, she loses her teeth.
Posted Dec 26, 2006
20
The Guardian (2006)
There's enough testosterone on display in "The Guardian" to fuel a woman's golf tournament.
Posted Dec 26, 2006
21
Hate Crime (2005)
Writer-director Tommy Stovall creates characters who are real and sympathetic.
Posted Dec 26, 2006
22
What makes all of this so funny is being in on the joke.
Posted Dec 26, 2006
23
The Departed (2006)
24
Forest Whitaker performs the ultimate magic act: he turns a blood-thirsty butcher into a charismatic, empathetic man.
Posted Dec 26, 2006
25
26
Babel (2006)
...this is one tower of Babel which won't be coming down any time soon.
Posted Dec 26, 2006
27
The Queen (2006)
28
Judi Dench delivers a wickedly scintillating performance in Notes on a Scandal, a deliciously dark morality tale about breaking taboos.
Posted Dec 26, 2006
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30
With dashing heroes, swashbuckling damsels, vile villains and enough plot for two films, Dead Man's Chest is worth digging up.
Posted Sep 26, 2006
31
Lady in the Water is like a convenience store, with the director filling his basket with easy story fixes and unnecessary junk food.
Posted Sep 26, 2006
32
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.
Posted Sep 26, 2006
33
The Descent (2006)
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35
Not since Sex in the City has frank, female driven dialogue been so funny or enlightening.
Posted Sep 26, 2006
36
37
The Illusionist slowly works its magic, unveiling little pieces until it's time for the grand reveal.
Posted Sep 26, 2006
38
Feast (2006)
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41
Superman Returns defies the odds by taking chances, mixing old and new, layering on nostalgia while peeling away artifice.
Posted Jul 8, 2006
42
What Altman and Keillor, who plays himself, have done is create a believable piece of radio drama on the big screen...
Posted Jul 8, 2006
43
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.
Posted Jul 8, 2006
44
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.
Posted Jul 8, 2006
45
Anyone concerned over the rising price of postage should invest in a mailbox like the one featured in The Lake House.
Posted Jul 8, 2006
46
47
The Da Vinci Code is just another summer movie for people who like pulp in their cinematic orange juice.
Posted Jul 8, 2006
48
Cars (2006)
49
Wolf Creek (2005)
We know these characters are headed for slaughter, so the fun comes in seeing how long the filmmakers can sustain the suspense before clubbing us over the head.
Posted May 8, 2006
50
Some will find Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dance and Charm School quaint, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Posted May 8, 2006