Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows doesn't go nearly as deep as I would have liked, but is a mostly-diverting concoction that, thankfully isn't as broad as it could very well have ended up.
My problem with A Game of Shadows isn't the characters and actors in front of the camera, but with the man behind it. That's because Guy Ritchie is simply not a good director -- and arguably never has been.
What can you say about Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows that wasn't said previously about Ritchie's Baker Street reboot from 2009, She...
I hate it when my kid cries, particularly now that it's just me, alone, making all the decisions. His voice breaks, and my resolve starts to crack. I've yet to get my sea legs for this single parenting stuff, and I spend most days feeling like I'm trying to keep my balance in a moon bounce.
Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.
This weekend's release reflects the industry's increasing reliance on that forbidden joy of my childhood -- the comic book -- to justify its existence. But many of the nation's critics readily drank the Thor Kool-Aid.
Dear bloggers: they tell you that success on the Internet is all about grabbing eyeballs, but nobody tells you how to get those eyeballs.
8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incept...
"In 1981, I went to the Golden Globes with United Artists executive Steven Bach who green lighted "Raging Bull". This film went on to win Best Actor ...
Regardless of how erratic, irrational, self-defeating and self-destructive a person's behavior, somewhere in their mixed-up mind, it is in the service of self-preservation.
By now everybody has seen clips of Ricky Gervais' scorched earth emcee stint for the Golden Globe Awards, as well as selected negative reactions to it...
Due Date is a cross country adventure to be endured and that classification is deadly for any comedy. When you want the trip to end and the movie to be over you know you are in trouble.
With Due Date, the audience will find itself in the not-unfamiliar situation of watching a comedy whose best jokes have been given away in the commercials and trailers for the film.
I like seeing people fucked up, but I also like knowing they'll get better. There's nothing like a hobo story with a happy ending.
"Why is it," Galifianakis asks, "that people always say, 'Oh, you're the fat guy from The Hangover. Why does it have go to that -- why couldn't I just be 'the guy from The Hangover?'"
Adapted from the very funny Michael Chabon novel, Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys is a marvel of a film, a sharp and wise valentine to academia and the literary life.