Phil Lord and Christopher Miller build a fun and absurd film.
Blockbuster sequel is more assured, but suffers from middle-book syndrome.
The narrow world view of the parent trap.
Long-haired dreamer has predictably profound effect on his siblings.
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off this week in Park City, Utah. The venerable fest enters its 33rd year with many once again questioning the organizers' commitment to independent film. Recent incarnations have debuted underground fare from art houses like Fox Searchlight and Sony Pictures ... More >>
Paul Haggis shows no improvement.
We'll miss you, Mark.Last night was season-finale night for NBC's comedies, and each show's sendoff matched its overall vibe: Community was strong and mock-conventional; Parks and Recreation was hilarious and engaging; 30 Rock was bittersweet but solid, definitely showing its slight age; and ... More >>
I'm trying something different this week, thanks to a suggestion from my editor, who noticed that each successive episode of The Office was pushing me into a darker corner of the world inhabited only by hateful characters with no hope in sight. Rather than just blog about that show, I'm takin ... More >>
Isn’t it odd that the new Kevin Smith film, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, is being marketed as simply Zack and Miri when the advertisements run on certain channels and at certain times? For example, if you’re watching Comedy Central at 10 pm, it’s Zack and Miri Make a Porno. But if you’re wa ... More >>
This movie is smarter and bawdier than your average boys-to-men movie
Oliver Stone assigns motive to Dubya's m.o., but at this point, who cares?
Can't get enough of Bill Clinton? Have we got a movie for you.
Vince Vaughn tries to attract a different set of underage babies with Fred Claus
Feel-good football tale scores with charm and sincerity
Slither is silly and gross, but it might worm its way into your heart
Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see
One day in the life of angst-ridden New Yorkers reveals a promising young director