As video-on-demand continues to become the preferred route of distribution for a certain kind of independent film, much is being made of Nicolas Cage's willingness to slum for a paycheck, with recent examples including already-forgotten, small-screen-friendly items like Seeking Justice, Trespass, St ... More >>
It's breezy and affable without ever going completely soft.
Hard Boiled: Two-Disc Ultimate Edition
Week of February 8, 2007
Despite a nonexistent marketing campaign, Cuarón's latest is not to be missed.
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment.
The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.
Week of September 21, 2005
Jan Decleir shines as a senile hit man in The Memory of a Killer
Week of December 29, 2004
Christian Bale chases phantoms and loses sleep in Brad Anderson's latest
The sequel to Ghost in the Shell is a feast for the eyes -- but a disappointment for the brain
I, Robot owes little to Asimov and much to prior sci-fi cinema
Week of December 24, 2003
You saw Paycheck last year...remember?
In Once Upon a Time in Mexico, the outlaw Johnny Depp saves the day
It's no art movie, but Bulletproof Monk finally gives American audiences the real Chow Yun-Fat
Two years later, a digital-video short film became an overnight ad sensation
Week of September 18, 2002
Week of June 12, 2002
Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain
Tim Blake Nelson's new Othello seems to be a man out of time
In Time and Tide, Tsui Hark delivers a plotless wonder
The gorgeous excess of Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids sets the right tone for its surreal fantasy
The premise of 15 Minutes sags, but the action is entertaining
Picking the best of a bad movie year
Written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Directed by John Woo
Directed by Andy Tennant
DJ-cum-producer Dan "the Automator" Nakamura finds his musical niche
Directed by Wu Tianming