The fundamental error most movie critics have made in their reviews of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby is the fact that they have critiqued the movie only against the so-called "great American novel" itself.
'Now You See Me' raises the following quandary. If you enjoy the first third of a film for its own merits - the deceptive camera-work, interesting characters and whip-smart dialogue - get a bit confused in the middle, and then spend the last third laughing at how preposterous the whole thing's got, is that enough reason for a trip to the cinema? You tell me.
While The Prestige explores the craft and mindset of differing magicians, Now You See Me uses magic to justify a story that, on cursory examination, proves to be little more than smoke and mirrors.
With The Nightmare Before Christmas, Disney succeeded in extending the holiday film season from the beginning of November to the end of the year. Now, DreamWorks has upped the ante with Rise of the Guardians.
Imagine Bryan Singer's X-Mencrafted in a fashion where you were already expected to have read the comics and/or watched the 1990s cartoon before entering the theater and you have an idea of how this film plays out.
Leslye Headland's debut film, Bachelorette, starring Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher and Lizzy Caplan has audiences so virulently divided that it makes Moses look like he merely parted a kiddie pool.
When the well-reviewed HBO series "Girls" was suffering post-premiere backlash, one of the main complaints that critics lobbed at the show -- besides ...
Bachelorette is a solid and engaging character study wrapped up in vulgarity. The raunch feels organic and the film never reaches for a 'water-cooler moment' at the expense of its characters and its story.
Comedies in which women talk dirty and act stupid and horny -- is this such a hard to genre to get right?
After all of the cocaine has been snorted and dance parties have subsided, at the end of Bachelorette, I wasn't sure whether I really loved every character, or really, really hated every character. I believe, in some cases (and especially here), that's a good thing.
Visually, Gore Verbinski's Rango is so stunning and clever that you can almost forgive it for the fact that, really, it's just not very funny. Almost.
The most modern-looking hair color is any shade that is most flattering to your complexion. When your hair color is right, your skin should seem to have a natural glow. It should look more vibrant and beautiful.
March 21 - April 19 Aries Whether you're a Ram or not, no matter what your Zodiac persuasion may be, if you're one of the three people on this earth w...
This comedy about a compulsive shopper and would-be journalist was filmed before the current economic disaster, but superficially it couldn't be more attuned to today's crisis.
Much is being made of the bad timing in releasing a movie like Confessions of a Shopaholic - a comedy about a woman with a shopping addiction being pu...
If they're famous, shouldn't I have heard of them? Maybe not be thoroughly familiar with their work, but as a fellow member of the "show biz community" shouldn't I have at least in passing, caught mention of their names?