Adam Sandler is successful because he’s lazy.
Steven Spielberg presents...The 2011 Comic Con wrapped up last weekend. Over 120,000 of the geeky, nerdy, attention starved, and Twilight-headed descended upon sunny San Diego last weekend for what has become the entertainment industry's premiere showcase for anything related to comics, video ... More >>
Lesbian family values in The Kids Are All Right.
There's one thing you should remember about Che, being released today: this is a movie, not a documentary. Keep that in mind and you should be okay. History and director Steven Soderbergh have both been kind to Che, the revolutionary, some might say too kind. But politics aside, Che the fil ... More >>
Father does not know best when father is De Niro in Everybody'sFine.
I'm going to step away from the sarcasm for a minute and present you with an honest overture that will hopefully foster understanding and goodwill between yours truly and certain segments of the Hair Balls readership. To wit: can somebody -- anybody -- tell me what tell me what the big deal is a ... More >>
Oliver Stone's W. opened last week, to decidedly mixed reviews (not that any Houston critics got a chance to see it). While the movie may have received a lukewarm reception, George W. Bush's actual presidency - which is enjoying a 29% approval rating - is sure to go down as one of the worst of all t ... More >>
Let me say right up front that on a conscious level Miss Pop Rocks fully understands that John Cusack is not, in fact, Lloyd Dobler, star of the great 80s film Say Anything. Miss Pop Rocks knows that Lloyd Dobler is a fictional character, and that there is really probably no real boy out there who ... More >>
A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years
Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades
Though more complex than the norm, this Peter Pan fails to fully satisfy
In Laurel Canyon, a little erotic temptation proves good for the soul
Pearl Harbor's sound and fury signify nothing
Merchant Ivory's lush take on Henry James needs a few more turns of the screw
Dance-craze era bows out squeaky clean
A willful heroine warms Cold Comfort Farm