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Herbie: Fully Loaded

Herbie: Fully Loaded

Every time Lindsay Lohan and Disney join forces to updatea kiddie movie from the studio's slap-dash period of the 1960s and '70s,they've come away with a winner. 1998's remake of "The Parent Trap" showed a...

Movie Review posted on 4th August 2005

The Dukes of Hazzard

The Dukes of Hazzard

Once the largely inept and uncouth cast shuts the heckup (i.e. stops trying to act) and starts burnin' rubber and wreckin' cars,there's some good ol' fun to be had in the slipshod big-screen rehash of"The...

Movie Review posted on 4th August 2005

Wedding Crashers

Wedding Crashers

About 20 minutes before the credits roll in "WeddingCrashers," something goes very wrong. It feels as if a drunken scriptdoctor stumbled into the party, demanded to know where all the clicheshad gone and insisted they...

Movie Review posted on 21st July 2005

Dark Water

Dark Water

I've just walked out in the middle of "Dark Water"after a noxious hour of prosaically PG-13, hackneyed horror-flick cliches.Torpid, trite and not the least bit scary -- just unrelen=tinglyunpleasant -- the first 45 minutes of...

Movie Review posted on 11th July 2005

War of the Worlds

War of the Worlds

Steven Spielberg's huge-budget update of "The Warof the Worlds," H.G. Wells' seminal alien-invasion novel from 1898,is a problematic blockbuster with one essential saving grace: It's profoundlyfrightening in a way that few directors have the talent...

Movie Review posted on 30th June 2005

Rebound

Rebound

Martin Lawrence plays his usual immature, loud-mouthedclown in "Rebound," an underdog sports comedy for kids so predictablethat director Steve Carr doesn't even bother with scenes of its basketballteam of 13-year-old misfits discovering their skills and...

Movie Review posted on 30th June 2005

Land of the Dead

Land of the Dead

More empty and lifeless than the zombies that overrunits banal B-movie post-apocalypse, "Land of the Dead" may bethe return of George A. Romero to the genre he created, but there's littleto distinguish this film from...

Movie Review posted on 24th June 2005

The Honeymooners

The Honeymooners

In the 1950s, "The Honeymooners" helped establishthe most rancid cliche in American comedy -- the irresponsible husbandwith the long-suffering, much smarter wife who always forgives him forbeing a selfish jackass. Jackie Gleason and Audrey Meadows...

Movie Review posted on 10th June 2005

Lords of Dogtown

Lords of Dogtown

"Lords of Dogtown" is a fictionalized accountof the birth of modern skateboarding that doesn't have half the spontaneityand maverick spirit of the vivid, kinetic, crowd-pleasing documentary thatinspired it.2002's "Dogtownand Z-Boys" (now available in an excellentDVD)...

Movie Review posted on 3rd June 2005

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Rising admirably above the bubble-gum genre norm, "TheSisterhood of the Traveling Pants" is a smart, charming, superblyacted summer-adventure matinee about four 17-year-old best friends separatedfor the first time but symbolically linked together by a pair...

Movie Review posted on 1st June 2005

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

For almost five years now, Hollywood studios have beentrying to duplicate the success of "Gladiator"by making the same big-budget historical battle epic over ("TheLast Samurai") and over ("Troy")and over ("KingArthur") and over ("Alexander").Each movie has...

Movie Review posted on 11th May 2005

It's All Gone Pete Tong

It's All Gone Pete Tong

A charismatically raucous and appropriately rhythmicfictional biopic about the drug-and-music-fueled career of superstar DJFrankie Wilde, "It's All Gone Pete Tong" is both darkly mirthfuland surprisingly emotive.Opening with an energetic blitz of Wilde's decadent, party-hardylifestyle (cocaine,...

Movie Review posted on 4th May 2005

XXX: State of the Union

XXX: State of the Union

If it weren't for IceCube's charismatic bad attitude, "XXX:State of the Union" would be downright unwatchable.A paper-doll sequel with paper-thin performances and avideo-game plot -- a ridiculously implausible presidential coup plannedby an arch-conservative Secretary of...

Movie Review posted on 29th April 2005

Fade To Black

Fade To Black

In 2003, Brooklyn rapper Jay-Z (a.k.a. Shawn Carter) called it quits after an eight-year career. Compared to most rap artists, he ruled the charts and the airwaves for an eternity. His final album, "The Black...

Movie Review posted on 8th March 2005

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