Lionel Baier's period comedy delights in film history, but feels too forced and artificial in its striving for 1970s screwball vibe.
"Grave Encounters 2" sends a new crew of intrepid filmmakers to the shuttered asylum of the first film, trying to find out if what their predecessors shot was real or faked. No one but the characters…
"The Shunning" offers the compelling story of a young girl torn between the modern world and the Old Order.
The Lapps have at least 50 words for snow. Yet we have only one word for bloggers. Clearly, we are doing something wrong.
Norwegian-Brit co-prod plays like some unholy cross between "Dumbo," "Fritz the Cat" and "Requiem for a Dream." Plot pivots round Jimmy, a heroin-addicted circus elephant, on the run and pursued by…
Departing less from his horror bailiwick than he did with "Music of the Heart" in 1999, Wes Craven retains shocks but dispenses with scares in the negligible "Red Eye." A virtual two-hander for the…
"In Good Company" makes for pretty good company until going soft when it counts. Able and appealing cast led by Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace and Scarlett Johansson brings to life the touchy personal…
Director Robert Zemeckis and star Tom Hanks take tremendous risks -- both dramatic and commercial -- and for the most part succeed, in "Cast Away." In this bold and unique story about a single…
Peter Lynch's follow-up to "Project Grizzly," a smash hit by Canadian standards, is an intriguing dud. The helmer has an expert nose for oddities of northern life and history, and he's done yeoman…
Frank Loesser's "Greenwillow" lasted only two months on Broadway in 1960, but this short-lived musical about love and redemption has been redeemed with a new book that makes it an appealingly…
A picaresque story of a simpleton's charmed odyssey through 30 years of tumultuous American history, "Forrest Gump" is whimsy with a strong cultural spine.
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