The best movies this year that you had a chance to see.
Saving Mr. Banks mansplains, Disney-style.
Beautiful Creatures, the ravishing chastity fantasy.
A movie about courage that actually has some.
Because if a single 50-year-old can't get you into a relationship, who can?Didn't Bravo start its life as something other than the place where the most embarrassing specimens of mankind wash up on our channel listing like so many Cuban refugees? I vaguely recall there being performing arts an ... More >>
Harry Potter — franchise king, hero of a generation — fights his last battle.
Friends With Benefits opens July 22, and more annoying than the fact that some studio executive probably said, "You know who I want to see in a movie? Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis!" is the fact that this movie comes out a brief six months after No Strings Attached, which is basically the ... More >>
Hair Balls was positively ecstatic to learn that Prince William is getting hitched to longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton. Although the wedding isn't planned until 2011, we're already worrying over what to wear, and what to get the happy couple (we're pretty sure they'll register at Target). But in t ... More >>
Enjoy the great indoors!
Out on DVD today is Pirate Radio, staring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Bill Nighy. So, walk right by Woody Harrelson's Defendor, Lauren Holly's The Final Storm and unless you're just a die-hard fan, Robert Englund's Nightmare on Elm Street collection. If you've got kids (or fond childhood memories) ... More >>
An Education and its star, Carey Mulligan, get good marks.
April 15 each year brings with it the journalistic challenge of covering yet another "last-rush filers" story, or some clever way to say that it's the deadline for getting your return in. (We still wonder if anyone's ever been prosecuted because their return had an April 16 postmark.)The subject of ... More >>
The movie is shorter and truer to the novel than the TV mini-series
Playing against type, Will Ferrell can't quite ground this artificially whimsical romantic comedy.
Emma Thompson's Nanny McPhee becomes a thing of beauty
The fourth Harry Potter rushes through its paces
Richard Curtis is in Love with love, so what's new?
Liv Tyler toys with the tongue-hanging boys in One Night at McCool's
Ismail Merchant probes the psychological underbelly of postcolonial India
Canadian director Patricia Rozema makes a compelling case for her reinterpretation of Jane Austen
Primary Colors gets the libido, misses the idealism
The Winter Guest deserves a warm reception
In The Ice Storm, promiscuity seems merely pathetic
In this brainless comedy, the corpses are the liveliest things on the screen
Main Street stages a properly proper Pride and Prejudice
Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)
Reitman delivers a bundle of joy with a familiar face
Be glad that In the Name of the Father was made. But don't expect this Irish movie to leave anyone's eyes crying.
A review of the films of '93, and hopes for an adventurous '94