Tom Cruise's Oblivion is grand until it's not
Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. Last night while disassembling a crude table to repurpose its boards for a drum riser-slash-sandbox (lon ... More >>
We usually forgo animal movies. Too often they turn into snuff films. Go ahead. Try to remember the last animal movie you saw that didn't end with the poor creature's death.We'll wait. Dolphin Tale is inspired by the true story of Winter, a bottlenose dolphin who lost her tail. She actually st ... More >>
With the backlash against questionable health claims in food advertising, Kellogg's has opted to restrict advertising in light of two FTC investigations for false health claims in less than a year. The New York Times reports that a claim to improve child immune function on Rice Krispies packaging l ... More >>
The Brothers Affleck come through with a complex, sophisticated Boston crime drama.
You Kill Me
Joe doesn't buy into the "magical Negro" business.
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Why in God's name did Steve Carell take the paycheck?
Week of November 30, 2006
Lucky Number Slevin plays Tarantino's game, without Tarantino's results
Redford grows old gracefully in An Unfinished Life
The life of the emperor penguin isn't easy, but it might make yours seem better
Spielberg's War hikes up the gore, and that ain't a bad thing
The Dark Knight's origin story can't overcome its Baleful side
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, 05 may be a pleasant surprise.
Week of May 11, 2005
Won't someone give Robert Guillaume the respect he deserves?
Eastwood's latest Baby proves he's still a money player
Missouri inmates are performing tales of murder, greed and insanity -- and learning how to leave their old lives behind
Week of January 28, 2004
Week of May 21, 2003
Week of May 14, 2003
There's more to Stephen King's Dreamcatcher than fits in its confusing film adaptation
High Crimes, a military thriller, sets a new low for Ashley Judd
Along Came a Spider is so bad it'll bug you
Picking the best of a bad movie year
Directed by Neil LaBute
Written and directed by Morgan J. Freeman