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Review: I Don't Know How She Does It

Sarah Jessica Parker plays a Boston investment manager — not a baker or a caterer — in a this movie by Douglas McGrath ( Emma ) that's otherwise as retro as a Katherine Heigl chick flick.
Having it all
By ANN LEWINSON  |  September 16, 2011

Review: Oceans

Despite the talents of Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud — the Oscar-nominated duo behind Winged Migration , who once again contribute their amazing, in-the-midst-of photography — the most striking thing about Oceans is its banality.
Disney dumbs down nature yet again
By TOM MEEK  |  April 23, 2010

Review: The Greatest

Carey Mulligan’s Oscar-nominated performance in An Education must have prompted the belated release of this mawkish, clumsy family drama that screened at Sundance 2009.
Mawkish, clumsy family drama
By GERALD PEARY  |  April 09, 2010

Review: Remember Me

Director Allen Coulter bites off more than he can chew in this rote romantic drama.
Robert Pattinson trades his fangs for James Dean's cool
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 12, 2010

Review: The Ghost Writer

How odd that the two latest films by two of the world's greatest living filmmakers should be adaptations of bestsellers set on islands off the coast of Massachusetts.
Competent but dull
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 05, 2010

All a-Twitter

Seven microblogging books worth scrolling upward for
Seven microblogging books worth scrolling upward for
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 14, 2009


Wish-fulfillment for a burning world

From the shining big-screen debut of Iron Man to the large amounts of green produced by the Incredible Hulk, this was the year the public couldn't get enough of their favorite heroes.
The 2008 heroic holiday DVD and Blu-ray gift guide
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 08, 2008

Bad schooling

When it comes to top advisors, it’s good to see John “Dubya” McCain keeping up his streak of employing clapped-out old political whores like Phil Gramm and Trent Lott, not to mention a rich lobbyist who represent brutal foreign dictators.
McCain’s education advisor has the whiff of debacle around her
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  July 23, 2008

Mamma Mia!

The Abba musical, helmed by stage director Phyllida Lloyd, sails to a real Greek island with its fairy-tale aura intact.
Passable, frothy fun
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  July 16, 2008

Crossword: ''I'm going to have to cut you off''

You've had one too many
By MATT JONES  |  July 02, 2008

Married Life

Maybe Sam Mendes’s upcoming adaptation of Richard Yates’s Revolutionary Road will offer a more genuine look at the moral and cultural battleground of this period.
The world of half-baked ideas
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2008

Crossword: 'Fresh start'

First nu-metal, now this.
By MATT JONES  |  March 07, 2007

Bond traders

The latest casualty of the war on terror: Pierce Brosnan. Five car stud: Daniel Craig delivers a meaty Bond
Why Pierce got booted
By GARY SUSMAN  |  November 15, 2006

Politics as usual?

Conspiracy, corruption, catastrophe — politics and world events sure can be exciting. Even the mainstream news is taking an interest.
Or will Hollywood cover the issues in 2006?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 26, 2006

An unlikely Bond

Having ceded his signature role to a younger Bond, Pierce Brosnan couldn’t have planned a better escape route from the clutches of SPECTRE than with his portrayal of a profane, boozy killer.
Brosnan and Kinnear hit it off in The Matador
By BRETT MICHEL  |  January 17, 2006

Die Another Day

How often do you get a second chance at making a first impression? In Hollywood, it’s likely never.
Director Richard Shepard hopes The Matador revives his career, too
By BRET MICHEL  |  January 05, 2006