Relocating Jack the Ripper from Whitechapel to West Hollywood, David Ondaatje's "The Lodger" seems intended to leave its audience as baffled as the London police were in 1888.
Helmer Greg Barker takes structural chances, eschewing the predictable for a more unorthodox film, and it works.
Jim Carrey stars as a character so criminal and gay it will leave auds both laughing and stunned.
Proof that 'eco' and 'entertainment' aren't mutually exclusive.
An urban nightmare with a surfeit of soul, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" is like a diamond -- clear, bright, but oh so hard.
A rags-to-riches parable powered by football, delirious vulgarity and pure personality.
Ensnares a first-rate cast in a dramatic dragnet for a moral lesson about street-weary policemen.
With an encouraging yet desperate nod toward the two biggest movie-consuming populations on earth, Warners is releasing the Bollywood musical/martial-arts adventure "Chandni Chowk to China" -- a film…
"Hotel for Dogs" is a Chihuahua-sized concept served up in a doggy bag of contrivances and shtick.
"Notorious" is a rock-solid biopic with a foolproof rise-and-fall storyline.