Emma Roberts

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Review: Scream 4

This movie is going to have more than its fair share of detractors. I'm not one of them.
Self-aware to the brink of absurdity
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  April 22, 2011

Review: It's Kind of a Funny Story

The moment comes at around the midway mark of Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck's third narrative feature.
It's kind of a cuckoo's nest
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 08, 2010

Review: Lymelife

Like many of the bastard offspring of American Beauty and Little Miss Sunshine , Derick Martini's quirky, frustrating directorial debut seems to believe that a dystopian view of suburbia will suffice for a film
What passes for offbeat comedy these days
By JASON O'BRYAN  |  April 24, 2009

Review: Hotel for Dogs

In Thor Freudenthal's heartwarming wag based on Lois Duncan's book, the strays aren't your usual mangy curs but well-groomed pedigreed show dogs.
Aw-shucks cuteness
By TOM MEEK  |  January 20, 2009

The Austen adaptations

By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 09, 2008

Retro rocket

Andrew Fleming’s Nancy Drew kicks off with a mystery that eluded even our supersleuth.
Nancy Drew lifts off on screen
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 13, 2007


The girls of summer

It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2007


Daryl Hannah can breathe easy — this mermaid tale based on Alice Hoffman’s book will do little to erase memories of Ron Howard’s Splash .
Mermaid fantasy has nothing to do with Splash
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 01, 2006