Somber drama is earnest to a fault.
Pixar's grand fish tale needs no enhancement.
The movies are full of bed-hopping men -- think of Humphrey Bogart's serial flirtations in The Big Sleep (1946), and Richard Roundtree laying his way uptown and down in Shaft (1971). But in Steve McQueen's Shame, slated to open in Houston December 16, womanizing is not just an outgrowth of the plot ... More >>
Featuring a proto-beatnik jet pilotWith the possible exceptions of horses and ships, no other non-speaking entity has starred in so many motion pictures as the airplane. And we love airplanes. We love them so much we've probably seen every last airplane movie worth watching, and even more tha ... More >>
Stick your hopes for quality cinematic releases back in your pocket. This week's list of DVD releases is topped by a trio of B-movie action flicks that star some A-list names: Legion with Paul Bettany, Charles Dutton and Dennis Quaid, Edge of Darkness with Mel Gibson and Daybr ... More >>
Cirque du Freak tries to get in on the trend. Fails.
Kicking the bucket at the age of 40 is bad enough, especially when, to this day, nobody's really sure how you died (everything from syphillis to rabies to political "cooping" has been thrown out there as a possible cause). But getting buried in an unmarked grave after a three minute "service" is ... More >>
Photo by Craig HlavatyNo, that is not Rocks Off.At this point Rocks Off is so jaded from mud, rain, bro-dudes, and janky taxi-cab politics that Eddie Vedder himself could be standing before us and we wouldn't know him from Adam Lambert. As Willem Dafoe said in Platoon "The worm has turned for you ... More >>
Memorial Day is more than just a holiday to remember the over one million American men and women who have given their lives in service to their country. It's also a time to commemorate Hollywood's love of war. You'll have no problem finding marathons of Tora! Tora! Tora! and Sergeant York on TV, and ... More >>
Before he was Batman, Bale was Bateman
A gay escort finds himself at the center of a classic D.C. scandal.
Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?
How the Americans fared at Cannes.
Ferrara's beloved New York, this time via Rome.
Overstuffed plot, empty action ruin Spidey's run
American Dreamz's nation of idiots lands a little close to home
Cozy up to India at the International Festival
Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there
Depp saves the day in Once Upon a Time in Mexico
Parents, take heart: Finding Nemo is better than the average Disney toon
This comic book adaptation may be gritty, but Ben Affleck isn't
Daredevil is a grown-up adaptation, but still too two-dimensional
Scotty Crane is tired of getting the shaft from Paul Schrader
Spider-Man does whatever a spider can and much more
DEJ Productions tries to give "direct-to-video" a good name
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Shadow of the Vampire explores the parasitic impulses common to bloodsuckers and moviemakers
Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features
DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?
Did he or didn't he? Only the makers of the American Psycho dreamscape know for sure.
Comic eXistenZ turns erotic mind games into sigh-fi
A grimly compelling film searches for souls and a murder suspect
Speed 2 runs aground before the ship starts its engine
Tom Clancy and Harrison Ford take aim at the War On Drugs