Ian McShane

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Review: 44 Inch Chest

What to do with a kidnapped cuckolder?
Suffocated by chewy, self-congratulatory dialogue
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 05, 2010

The parent trap

Coraline pushes familiar buttons
Coraline pushes familiar buttons
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 03, 2009

Anti-depressant cinema

The screen offers relief from a world of woe
The screen offers relief from a world of woe
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 29, 2008

Kung Fu Panda

The thin script is light on length and surprise, heavy on tike-pleasing jokes and action.
A colorful wuxia comedy
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 04, 2008

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising

It’s never a good idea to judge a movie by the book it was adapted from.
A smirky and sore temptation
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 05, 2007

War zones

The party’s over. Time for the lessons to begin.
Fall films face terror at home and abroad
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 12, 2007


Hot Rod

Andy Samberg and his SNL Digital Shorts cohort stepped in to recapture some of that “Lazy Sunday” magic.
Barely worth an illegal download
By BRETT MICHEL  |  August 01, 2007

Campaign follies

You can always learn something from watching television commercials.
Faster, GOP Senate candidates! Kill! kill!
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  August 17, 2006

Very civilized

Woody Allen has said that Scarlett Johansson, like Diane Keaton, was “just hit with a talent stick and has it all.” No scoop: just another entertaining Woody Allen film. By Gary Susman
The director everyone loves to act for
By GARY SUSMAN  |  July 31, 2006

No scoop

Prolific as he is, Woody Allen doesn’t really make new movies anymore, he just recombines parts of his previous brainchildren. Watch the trailer for Scoop (QuickTime) Very civilized: The director everyone loves to act for. By Gary Susman
Just another entertaining Woody Allen film
By GARY SUSMAN  |  July 28, 2006


This season — the third — has been penciled in as Deadwood ’s last, Milch moving on to other projects. Too bad  — there’s still plenty of gas in the tank, or gold in the mine.
Blood and gold
By JON GARELICK  |  June 06, 2006