FILM REVIEW ARCHIVE
ORDER FROM NEWEST TO OLDEST
BLIND SIDE -
Sandra Bullock headlines this story based on the life of football star Michael
Oher's humble beginnings.
- Teri Polo stars in this low-budget but impressive horror film from director
FOURTH KIND -
Milla Jovovich stars in this supposedly fact-based recounting of alien
encounters in Alaska.
CHRISTMAS CAROL -
Jim Carrey lends his voice & visage to this Robert Zemeckis CGI animated
- Jim Carrey lends his voice & visage to this Robert Zemeckis CGI animated
IS IT -
Michael Jackson's rehearsal footage from what would have been his comeback
concert is pretty amazing.
DU FREAK: THE VAMPIRE'S ASSISTANT -
the popular book series gets a big screen take, starring John C. Reilly.
this updated CGI animated version of the classic Anime character is great fun
for kids and adults.
THE WILD THINGS ARE
- the classic children's story gets a big screen treatment from director Spike
YORK, I LOVE YOU
- this slice of life in the Big Apple features an all-star cast with Shia
LeBeouf and Ethan Hawke.
- This documentary-style film explores the idea of capturing ghosts on film
while you sleep.
- Vince Vaughn heads a vacation comedy + John Favreau, Jason Bateman, Faizon
Love, Kristen Bell.
- Audrey Tatou (AMELIE) stars as the famous woman behind Chanel in this period
- Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg star in this comedic look at a potential
INVENTION OF LYING
- Ricky Gervais stars in this alternate reality comedy, where he plays a man
who invents lying.
- Bruce Willis headlines this futuristic thriller where people use robotic
counterparts to live their daily lives.
- the classic dance film gets a modern day update with a fresh-faced young
cast and seasoned older cast.
Smoking hot Megan Fox tries her hand at horror in this film from JUNO writer
Aaron Eckhart and Jennifer Aniston star in this romanctic dramedy.
the life and romantc times of poet John Keats is profiled in this period
Beckinsale fights the cold and a killer in this Antarctic-setting - based on
the Greg Rucka comic book.
Burton and Timur Bekmambetov produced this CGI animated film that is visually
stunning with a dark edge.
Judge turns his camera on an extract factory in this comedy with Jason Bateman
and Mila Kunis.
Rob Zombie is back behind the camera in this follow up to his first updating of
director of OLD BOY is back with a horror flick, and a slightly different take
on the vampire genre.
- Quentin Tarantino directs Brad Pitt and others in the World War II era epic.
- Robert Rodriguez returns to kid films with this imaginative tale filled with
wild special effects.
- Jeremy Piven heads an all-star cast of funny character actors in the dark car
TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE
- Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams star in this unusual romantic story with a sci-fi
- Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen star in comedy/drama about two generations of
When a family takes in a young girl, will it become an invitation to unexpected
Jerry Bruckheimer, believe it or not, produced this all-star voice cast in an
animated spy gerbil film.
POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
- The kids of Hogwarts return for yet another installment in the series.
- Sacha Baron Cohen is back after BORAT this time playing the flamboyant fashion
show host - but is it funny?
Jack Black and Michael Cera headline this unfortunate comedy misfire from
director Harold Ramis.
- Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds star in this romantic comedy that is
Eddie Murphy star in this kid-friendly comedy about how a child's make believe
can help even adults.
- John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph star in this Sam Mendes-directed drama/comedy.
OF THE LOST
- Will Ferrell headlines an update of the Sid and Marty Kroft series from
Saturday mornings past.
- Director Todd Phillips (OLD SCHOOL) is back with a comedy about a
bachelor party gone bad.
LIFE IN RUINS
- Nia Vardalos as a Greece tour guide, fed up with annoying tourists.
Co-stars Richard Dreyfuss.
ME TO HELL
- Director Sam Raimi returns to his horror roots in this story of a woman who
receives a gypsy curse.
- Disney and Pixar turn in another incredible
family film, that may just be the best film of the year. Warm up the Oscar.
- McG directs Christian Bale and Sam Worthington in this slick update to the
- The Wayans give us another parody of popular film franchises, this time
focusing on "dance" movies.
- Tom Hanks returns in this sequel to THE DA VINCI CODE, but will it be an
J.J. Abrams, the man behind ALIAS and LOST, reboots the sci-fi franchise in a
OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST
- Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner star in the supernatural comedy.
- Robert Downey Jr. plays a reporter who finds a brilliant musician (Jamie Foxx)
living on the streets.
- Channing Tatum and Terrence Howard star in this film about... um... fighting.
- Zac Efron plays a younger version of Matthew Perry in this comedy about truly
recapturing one's youth.
- Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, and John Goodman headline this quirky independent
- Seth Rogen plays a mall cop who is anything but Paul Blart in this disturbing
MONTANA: THE MOVIE
- Miley Cyrus brings Hannah Montana to the big screen in this young love story.
- The entire cast from the original film in this franchise returns to do it all
- Ah, young love, brought to you in a beautiful way in this independent
story of endearing affection.
- The people who brought you SUPERBAD set their sights on an amusement park in
HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT
- Based on true events, this supernatural thriller goes to great lengths to
creep you out.
- When aliens attack the earth, we call on some rather goofy monsters to
save the day.
LOVE YOU, MAN -
Paul Rudd and Jason Segel star as two unlikely friends who somehow find
Nicolas Cage stars in this thriller about a mysterious series of numbers
that might just predict the future.
The legendary graphic novel hits the big screen through the eyes of 300
director Zack Snyder.
THE 13th -
The most popular horror franchise of all time gets a slick new reboot.
Clive Owen and Naomi Watts find danger and intrigue in this thriller about
OF A SHOPAHOLIC -
Isla FIsher gets the lead in this comedy about a girl with a serious
The director of THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS gives us a new vision in
Chris Evans and Dakota Fanning get lost in some wild special effects in
this intense action flick.
JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU -
An all-star cast stars in this male-female study based on Greg Berhendt's
Elizabeth Banks shows her dark side in this haunting tale of a young girl
adjusting to her new stepmom.
BLOODY VALENTINE in 3-D -
This slasher update reinvents the 3-D movie in a big way.
BLART: MALL COP -
Kevin James is a security guard in a rut, but becomes a hero when thugs
take over his mall.
CHANCE HARVEY -
Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson star in the love story for a more mature
FOR DOGS -
Kids decide to build a hotel for dogs, as the title would indicate, in
this cute kids film.
Mickey Rourke is back on the big screen in a role he was born to play.
J.J. Abrams produced monster movie is one of the most anticipated films of
- Saturday Night Live stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler star in the maternal
HILLS CHIHUAHUA - Live action talking
dogs. Need I say more? I'd rather not.
- John Travolta and Miley Cyrus lend their voices to this Disney animated film
about a super-dog.
CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON -
Brad Pitt stars as a man who ages in reverse. Cate Blanchett co-stars.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman, Meryl Streep, and Amy Adams star in this drama about
the Catholic church.
EYE - Shia LeBeouf headlines this
thriller from executive producer Steven Spielberg and director D.J. Caruso.
GOLD - Matthew
McConaughey and Kate Hudson star in this romantic adventure comedy.
CHRISTMASES - Vince Vaughn and Reese
Witherspoon star in this Christmas "family" comedy.
NIXON - Michael Sheen is David
Frost, and Frank Langella is Nixon, is this dramatization of the famous
SMART - Steve
Carell and Anne Hathaway star in this update of the classic Mel Brooks/Buck
Henry comedy series.
- Ricky Gervais attempts to take his wildly popular UK charm stateside in this
- British sensation Steve Coogan plays an American drama teacher (and goof) in
this outrageous comedy.
- English actress Sally Perkins turns in one of the best performances of the
year in this charmer.
AND KUMAR: ESCAPE FROM GUANTANAMO BAY
- John Cho and Kal Penn return for a sequel to their comedy hit.
II: THE GOLDEN ARMY
- Guillermo del Toro reunites with Ron Perlman for a 2nd outing of the popular
- With stars like Michael Madsen and Dennis Hopper, can a Tarantino produced
film possibly be bad?
TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE -
Simon Pegg and Kirsten Dunst star in this dark comedy.
- John Cusack and a bevy of other well known actors provide voices to this
animated film with a quirky look.
BRUGES - Colin
Farrell, Ralph Fiennes, and Brendan Gleeson star in this comedic caper with an
HULK - Edward
Norton plays the Green Goliath in this re-imagining of the classic Marvel
JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL
Ford back as Indy, Shia LaBeouf riding shotgun.
TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH 3-D - Brendan
Fraser stars in this surprisingly good 3-D version of the classic tale.
ESCAPE 2 AFRICA - Ben Stiller and an
all-star cast return for this sequel to the popular family film.
OF ST. ANNA - Spike Lee delivers a
wartime epic, which is quite a change of pace for the talented director.
3: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR
- Brendan Fraser is back for a 3rd helping in the franchise, this time with Jet
IN RODANTHE - Richard Gere and DIane
Lane reteam for this Nicholas Sparks (THE NOTEBOOK) story.
WAR ZONE - Ray Stevenson puts on the
skull and takes on the popular Marvel Comics character in this reboot.
OF SOLACE - Daniel Craig plays 007 for
his second outing in this heavy on action James Bond thriller.
READER - Kate Winslet and Ralph
Fiennes star in this drama about sexual awareness during WWII Nazi Germany.
ROAD - Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate
Winslet are back together in this Sam Mendes directed drama.
MILLIONAIRE - Visionary director
Danny Boyle turns in an amazingly unique love story.
- Dennis Quaid, Ellen Page, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Thomas Haden Church star
in the dramedy.
WARS CLONE WARS
- George Lucas hands the keys over to director Dave Filoni for a CGI version of
- Keanu Reeves and Forrest Whitaker head ensemble cast in the gritty cop
Heigl stars in this new romantic comedy, co-starring James Marsden.
- The popular books by Stephanie Meyer hit the big screen, and drive every
teenage girl in the world nuts.
Lane and Colin Hanks star in this internet-age serial killer thriller.
- Tom Cruise plays a WWII Nazi who organizes a group of soldier in a plot to
kill Adolph Hitler.
VAUGHN'S WILD WEST COMEDY SHOW - Vaughn
leads a team of comedians in this wild documentary.
Andrew Stanton (FINDING NEMO) delivers Pixar's latest masterpiece about a
lovable worker robot.
MAN - Jim Carrey stars in the comedy
about a man who finds himself saying "yes" to everything, no matter
- Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Keri Russell
star in this musically themed romantic story.
- Jodie Foster takes the law into her own hands, vigilante style, in this
thriller from director Neil Jordan.
CATCH AND RELEASE
- Jennifer Garner loses her fiancé and tries to find new direction in life
with this romantic dramedy.
- This is the true story of Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis, from his
beginning in music to eventual fall.
DAN IN REAL LIFE
- Steve Carell plays a widower who meets the perfect woman... who happens to
be dating his brother.
- Shia LaBeouf stars in this younger more hip updating of Alfred Hitchcock's
- Can funnyman Vince Vaughn help his brother Santa Claus (Paul Giamatti) save
the holiday season?
- Directors Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino with a bevy of stars
recapture 1970s exploitation cinema.
- Richard Gere stars as Clifford Irving, the man who wrote an infamously fake
autobiography of Howard Hughes.
THE HUNTING PARTY
- Richard Gere and Terrence Howard star in director Richard (THE MATADOR)
LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD
- John McClane returns to save his daughter, a hacker, and the whole world from an
- John Cusack must become an unlikely father to a rather strange child in this
MEET THE ROBINSONS
- Disney goes 3-D with this new kids adventure film that features something
- George Clooney plays a corporate fixer trying to uncover the truth in this
- Thomas Jane plays the lead in director
Frank Darabont's adaptation of the classic Stephen King short story.
- Billy Bob Thornton as an abusive gym teacher who dates the mom of former
student Seann William Scott.
MUSIC AND LYRICS
- Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore try to make beautiful music together in the
NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN
Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, and Tommy Lee
Jones star in the latest from the Coen Bros.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD'S END
- Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Kiera Knightley return for more fun.
- Wes Bentley (AMERICAN BEAUTY) and Rachel Nichols (ALIAS) find terror in a
parking lot in this thriller.
- Hilary Swank puts drama aside and tries her hand at horror in this "wrath of
SHREK THE THIRD
- That lovable troll is back for a third outing, with Mike Myers and Eddie
Murphy providing voices once again.
THE SIMPSONS MOVIE
- The popular animated family hits the big screen... finally, and big laughs
are coming with them.
- May the best hit man win in this gritty crime thriller with Jeremy Piven,
Ryan Reynolds, and an all star cast.
- Tobey Maguire is back as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in this darker and somewhat
busy third outing.
Move over Tyler Perry, there's a new family making you laugh for the holiday
- Director Zack Snyder brings Frank Miller's epic comic book storyline to the
big screen with incredible visual style.
- Danny Boyle's classic 28 DAYS LATER gets a sequel, about the aftermath from
what came before.
- Keri Russell and Nathan Fillion star in what may be one of the best romantic
comedies in quite a while.
- John Travolta, Tim Allen, William H. Macy, and Martin Lawrence star in this
motorcycle road trip comedy.
WRISTCUTTERS: A LOVE STORY
- An unusual road trip that may just be one of the most interesting movies of
YEAR OF THE DOG
- SNL's Molly Shannon headlines this quirky romantic comedy, which has a lot
to do with dogs.
A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION
Director Robert Altman brings Garrison Keillor's radio show to the big screen
with a big cast.
- Mel Gibson takes us back in time to the age of the Mayan people in this
rather gory but fascinating epic.
- Sacha Baron Cohen brings his hilarious character to the big screen in this
outrageous documentary-style comedy.
- Daniel Craig is the new James Bond in the classic character's first outing,
directed by Martin Campbell.
CATCH A FIRE
- Derek Luke and Tim Robbins star in this Phillip Noyce directed thriller,
based on the true story of Patrick Chamusso.
- Dante and Randal return in Kevin Smith's latest film, which is his first
official sequel with View Askew characters.
Adam Sandler returns to the big screen, finding a remote control that can
control his life, for better or worse.
DAVE CHAPELLE'S BLOCK PARTY
The mega-popular comedian puts together one of the most amazing free concerts
THE DA VINCI CODE
The controversial and wildly popular book is brought to the big screen by
director Ron Howard.
This French action film featuring Parkour expert David Belle is one of the
most exciting flicks in quite a while.
- The popular book comes to the big screen with magic and dragons.
Featuring Jeremy Irons and John Malkovich.
FAILURE TO LAUNCH
Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker star in this makeshift romantic
FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT
This third installment of the popular franchise may surprisingly be the best
Harrison Ford must betray the bank he works for in order to save the lives of
Ben Affleck plays George Reeves, and Adrien Brody stars as the detective
trying to solve the case of his death.
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE
- An all-star cast head this road trip dramedy that may just be the best film
of the year.
Tom Cruise is back in action under the direction of J.J. Abrams in this third
OVER THE HEDGE
The comic strip hits the big screen with some big name voice talent in this
Dreamworks animated feature.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST
- Johnny Depp and just about everyone else returns for this sequel.
Josh Lucas and Kurt Russell headline an all-star cast in this remake of THE
- Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale are dueling magicians in this period piece
from Christopher Nolan.
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
- Will Smith portrays Chris Gardner in this inspirational true story about
following your dream.
- Sylvester Stallone returns to the role that made his famous for one final
round, proving age is not a factor.
Jeff Bridges coaches girl's gymnastics in this inspirational film about the
Bryan Singer bring the Man of Steel back to the big screen in a big way in
this summer blockbuster.
TENACIOUS D IN "THE PICK OF DESTINY"
- Jack Black and Kyle Gass bring their popular comedic band to the big screen.
Kate Beckinsale is back trying to stop the first vampire from wreaking havoc
in this sequel.
X-MEN: THE LAST STAND
Brett Ratner takes over the director chair from Bryan Singer for this third
YOU, ME AND DUPREE
- Owen Wilson is an unwanted houseguest in this comedy, co-starring Kate
Hudson and Matt Dillon.
THE AMITYVILLE HORROR (2005)
- Ryan Reynolds and Melissa George star in the updated take on the classic
ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 (2005)
- Ethan Hawke and Laurence Fishburne update the John Carpenter classic.
- Christian Bale is the Caped Crusader in Christopher Nolan and David S.
Goyer's vision of the Dark Knight.
THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE -
C.S. Lewis' classic book hits the big screen.
CINDERELLA MAN - Director
Ron Howard and Russell Crowe team up once again to tell the true story of
boxer Jim Braddock.
THE DEVIL'S REJECTS -
Rob Zombie directs this disturbing sequel to HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES.
- Jennifer Garner kicks butt and looks great. Too bad I can't say the
same about the film.
Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst star in the latest film from writer/director
FANTASTIC FOUR -
Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis, and Chris Evans bring to life
the classic Marvel comic book.
40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN -
Steve Carell stars in this hilarious new comedy, which is sure to make him a
HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE -
The Hogwarts students are back in their latest and darkest adventure.
HIDE AND SEEK
- Robert De Niro and Dakota Fanning star in the flick about a disturbed little
girl and her "special" friend.
OF WAX - Elisha
Cuthbert and Paris Hilton stumble across a wax museum that might just add them
to their collection.
THE ISLAND -
Director Michael Bay misses the mark with this sci-fi action flick starring
Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson.
The classic movie monster is updated by visionary director Peter Jackson in
this amazing film.
KISS KISS BANG BANG -
Screenwriter Shane Black steps behind the camera to direct Robert Downey Jr.
and Val Kilmer.
KUNG FU HUSTLE -
Stephen Chow follows up SHAOLIN SOCCER with this in-your-face action comedy.
LAND OF THE DEAD -
Legendary director George Romero brings us another flick in the tradition of
his classic zombie films.
LAYER CAKE -
Daniel Craig stars in this engaging British crime drama from the producers of
THE LEGEND OF ZORRO -
Martin Campbell directs Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones once again
in this sequel.
MR. & MRS. SMITH -
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play a spy couple who target each other in this
new film by Doug Liman.
RED EYE -
Wes Craven directs this thriller starring Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy.
Rodriguez brings Frank Miller's comic books
to life for the big screen with a killer cast.
WARS Episode III: Revenge of the Sith -
George Lucas presents his final film in the popular franchise.
OF THE WORLDS -
Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg present a modern day take on the classic H.G.
THE WEATHER MAN -
Nicolas Cage stars as a troubled weather man trying to get his life together.
WEDDING CRASHERS -
Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn play two bad boys who bring on hilarity through
- Michael Keaton returns to the big screen in this creepy ghost story.
BEYOND THE SEA - Kevin Spacey stars as
legendary singed Bobby Darin in this musical biopic.
13 GOING ON 30
- Jennifer tries to get some laughs in this romantic comedy that feels all too
similar to BIG.
- Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson bring on the funny in this popular comedy.
- Pulp Fiction buds John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson reunite, sort of, in
this lame military thriller.
FINDING NEMO - Disney and Pixar once
again create magic with the computer-animated look underwater.
- Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett try to do a buddy cop flick... with poor
THE ITALIAN JOB (2003)
- Mark Wahlberg and Charlize Theron head an all-star cast in this 2003 remake.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL
- Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom have the girls swooning in the Bruckheimer
produced take on the classic Disney ride.
- Peter Berg officially makes an action star out of The Rock in this fun
bounty hunter tale.
TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES
- Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in a surprisingly good sequel.
UNDERWORLD - Kate Beckinsale throws on
some leather to fight werewolves in the lackluster horror flick.
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
- Steven Spielberg tells the true story of an incredibly talented young thief,
played by Leonardo DiCaprio, and the cop who tracked him down, played by Tom
WARS Episode II: Attack of the Clones
- George Lucas brings us the second prequel to the popular STAR WARS
- Director Chen Kaige (FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE) tells a compelling tale of music
and the love between a father and son in this incredible film.
TV Show Reviews
- Patricia Arquette tackles network television
drama playing a woman who helps solve crimes by speaking with the deceased.
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