Spike Lee's films always carry a social message, but his mastery of aesthetics and storytelling usually transcend any political bias. Yet just like the jazz score in a Woody Allen flick, or obscure pop culture references in one of Quentin Tarantino's little treasures, there inevitably comes a point ... More >>
Black Swan's Natalie Portman.The best part of the annual Academy Awards is arguably the red-carpet fashion, and this year, stars were showcasing a variety of couture gowns. Bright reds and tangerines dominated the pre-Oscar parade, with some purple trimming and light, ethereal dresses to coun ... More >>
Is that baby black?As evidenced by the hideously protracted custody battles that seemingly arise every time two celebrities break off their romantic engagement in favor of stroking their turgid, throbbing sense of their own importance, large egos and small children do not mix well. Well, at l ... More >>
Sure, Anne, go with that costume. Fresh from the movie news wire comes the announcement that Anne Hathaway will play Catwoman in the third entry to Chris Nolan's gritty Batman series, inexplicably titled The Dark Knight Rises (probably because these movies make everyone involved a lot of doug ... More >>
The 68th Golden Globe Awards will be handed out this Sunday. It's a contractual obligation that all televised awards shows do not reward quality, and this will be no different; plenty of shitty movies will wind up being allowed to slap Golden Globe Winner on their DVD packaging. Of course, t ... More >>
Marc Forster has a license to confuse and bore in Quantum of Solace
This Danish melodrama gives a hell of a lot more than a reception.
Cuba Gooding Jr. spars with Helen Mirren in Shadowboxer.
X-Men tie-in is an uncanny bore.
The third X-Men is a charm for comic fans.
Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone.
Straight Outta Cashville (G-Unit/Interscope)
Catwoman prompts both purrs and hisses.
A brokenhearted savior revs up Monsters Inc. at Hermanís for old timeís sake.
A mean ghost-girl kicks Halle Berry's ass in Gothika.
Jane Campion's In the Cut shows Meg Ryan in a new light.
Tenderhearted mutants kick significant keister in X-2: X-Men United.
(I've Got to) Make Up for the Time I Lost
A racist Billy Bob gets funky in Monster's Ball.
Marvel's mutants are a modest squad of dullards in this frustrating adaptation.
Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?
To hip-hop's OutKast and Black Eyed Peas, the glass is half full.