New Line Cinema founder Robert Shaye’s ‘family’ fantasy adventure The Last Mimzy works its magic despite way too many plot holes + product placements.
King Kong 2005. The biggest disappointment about Peter Jackson’s King Kong is that, despite all the p.r. regarding Jackson’s fascination with the Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack 1933…
As the embodiment of boredom, Bill Murray sinks Wes Anderson’s meandering all-star maritime mis-adventure The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.
A first-rate Tom Hanks learns no one is indispensable in Cast Away, Robert Zemeckis’ adventure flick exalting the Triumph of the Human Spirit nonsense.
Four new DVDs focus on Oscar-winning director George Stevens: A tribute to British colonialism; an immigration family drama; and two documentaries, one of which features rare WWII color footage.
Best Actor Oscar nominee Johnny Depp is flawlessly weird in the surprisingly entertaining Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.