After bouncing between top directors and watching a string of marquee-name actors circle and then withdraw due to scheduling conflicts, producer Stephen C. Byrd's long-gestating project to mount an…
Heavy on CGI slapstick and light on meaningful emotional content, "CJ7" is a spotty first foray into family-friendly entertainment by Hong Kong multihyphenate Stephen Chow. "E.T."-inspired comic…
The only people who seem immune to the politics of the Iraq War are also at its epicenter: the doctors and nurses who mend and tend to the wounded, and who provide the heart and soul of Terry…
The 2006 murder of crusading Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya gets a cool-headed, quietly insistent analysis in "Letter to Anna."
Social realism and critiques of capitalism amusingly enter the realm of the fantastic.
"Five Centimeters Per Second" refers to the rate at which a cherry blossom drifts to earth, and time forms the subject and substance of Makoto Shinkai's animated feature, in which events are measured…
Higher education hardly seems worth the price of admission in "College Road Trip," the second ostensible comedy of 2008 starring Martin Lawrence, this time as a control-freak dad trying to stifle his…
Conventional where it should be bold and mild where it should be wild, "10,000 BC" reps a missed opportunity to present an imaginative vision of a prehistoric moment.
"Jerusalema" overcomes derivative genre cliches and daunting length to punch home its crime-doesn't-pay message on chutzpah alone.
A low-key appreciation of multitalented musician Arthur Russell, whose 1980s New York heyday incorporated work in pop, classical and disco.
Writer-helmer Carl Haber never brings the story up to speed in "The Wrong Mr. Johnson."