Joe Versus the Volcano is an overproduced, disappointing shaggy dog comedy: A nebbish is bamboozled by unscrupulous types to trade his meaningless existence for a grand adventure that's linked to a…
Though it looks ravishing, Warren Beatty's longtime pet project is a curiously remote, uninvolving film. Beatty and his collaborators have created a boldly stylized 1930s urban milieu that captures…
Spectacular action sequences and engaging perfs by Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr make this big-budgeter entertaining and provocative.
This vivid, imaginative tale of a Manitoba farmboy's coming of age captures a uniquely Canadian heartland experience. Writer-director Aaron Kim Johnson has crafted a tribute to his childhood in a…
This ultraviolent, nihilistic sequel has enough technical dazzle to impress hardware fans, but obviously no one in the Orion front office told filmmakers that less is more.
Substance is here in spades, along with the twisted, brilliantly controlled style on which filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen made a name.
Much as the filmmakers would like to get there, Havana remains a long way from Casablanca. In their seventh outing over a 25-year period, director Sydney Pollack and star Robert Redford have lost…
Crazy People combines a hilarious dissection of advertising with a warm view of so-called insanity. Pic had a rocky production history as two weeks into lensing John Malkovich was replaced by Dudley…
Disney's workmanlike remake of Jack London's adventure White Fang boasts enough nature footage and a strong central performance by Ethan Hawke to win over small fry.
Superb acting and austere visual beauty are offset by a somewhat overheated screenplay in this tragic tale [from the play by John B. Keane] about an indomitable Irish peasant's blood ties to the land.
Mike Nichols' film of Carrie Fisher's novel Postcards from the ed ge packs a fair amount of emotional wallop in its dark-hued comic take on a chemically dependent Hollywood mother and daughter…