Where the Wild Things Are: “Family movies” at the box office. Oct. 18 update: Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are easily defeated its competition at the North American box…
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra with Channing Tatum. Sept. 6 update: The Final Destination held on to the No. 1 spot at the North American box office for a…
Zac Efron musical High School Musical 3: Senior Year with Vanessa Hudgens. Nov. 24 update: Summit Entertainment’s Twilight stormed to the top of the North American box office this weekend…
Vin Diesel tattoo show: Babylon A.D. with Mélanie Thierry. Notwithstanding all the body art and big pecs, film has had little box office appeal. Sept. 28 update: D.J. Caruso’s action…
WALL-E movie: Pixar release enjoys impressive box office debut. ‘WALL-E’ tops U.S. and Canada box office, Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy ‘inspirational’ thriller ‘Wanted’ a strong runner-up June 30 update:…
Resident Evil: Extinction with Milla Jovovich. Women rule the world: Resident Evil: Extinction tops box office Sept. 23 update: Women rule the world – or at least the domestic box…
Zombie movie 28 Weeks Later offers flesh-eaters and gore with a side of some unsettling sociopolitical commentary. Jeremy Renner and Rose Byrne star.
The pornographically violent 2007 Steve Austin actioner The Condemned wants to denounce bloodshed while glorifying it.
Starring Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson, Nimród Antal’s 2007 Vacancy movie is an unusual horror thriller: The film’s violence tends to be more subdued.
Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s 2007 action comedy Hot Fuzz is a riotously funny and unusually creative spoof of Hollywood’s buddy movies.
The confusing and utterly forgettable thriller Slow Burn is a poor copy of Bryan Singer’s classic The Usual Suspects. Ray Liotta stars.
Ice Cube stars in Are We Done Yet?, a godawful remake of the 1948 Cary Grant-Myrna Loy hit comedy Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House.
Meet the Robinsons’ eccentric characters are key a reason for the enjoyment of Disney’s (Pixar-influenced) futuristic family adventure comedy.
New Line Cinema founder Robert Shaye’s ‘family’ fantasy adventure The Last Mimzy works its magic despite way too many plot holes + product placements.
Directed and written by Chris Rock, who also stars, I Think I Love My Wife is an utter failure as both social commentary and comedy. Kerry Washington costars.
Zack Snyder’s ultra-violent historical epic movie 300 stars Gerard Butler as King Leonidas of Sparta, the one stand-out in the non-battle sequences.
Walt Becker’s road movie Wild Hogs is both an atrocity and an affront to audiences’ intelligence. But will they care? John Travolta and Tim Allen star.
Comedian Jim Carrey is badly cast against type in Joel Schumacher ‘s absurd metaphysical thriller The Number 23. Virginia Madsen costars.
Rancher Billy Bob Thornton follows his unusual space dream in Michael and Mark Polish’s folksy The Astronaut Farmer. Virginia Madsen costars.
‘The Dark Knight’ with Heath Ledger as The Joker and Maggie Gyllenhaal as Rachel Dawes: Latest Batman movie trailing only ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Titanic’? ‘The Dark Knight’ has climbed to…
Tobey Maguire is in great shape in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3 (2007), which, despite its qualities, is hindered by an overabundance of villains and subplots.
Marcus Nispel’s remake of the Oscar-nominated drama Pathfinder is unnecessarily gruesome and arrogantly simple-minded. Karl Urban stars.
The tedious The Hills Have Eyes 2 - with screenplay cowritten by Wes Craven - is a blood-drenched sequel to the 2006 remake of Craven’s slasher ‘classic.’
Slacker Drew Fuller learns a series of repetitive life lessons in the mundane ‘inspirational’ drama The Ultimate Gift. Abigail Breslin costars.
Ryan Phillippe and Chris Cooper deliver first-rate performances in Billy Ray’s mature spy thriller Breach, based on the FBI’s infamous Robert Hanssen case.