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  • Review: 'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas'

    A young German boy befriends a Jewish boy in a nearby concentration camp, unaware of the enormity of the horror going on behind the fence.
    11/08/2008 12:00 am

  • Review: 'Repo! The Genetic Opera'

    This musical is a cross between 'Rocky Horror' and 'Sweeney Todd' but without the savage wit.
    11/08/2008 12:00 am

  • Review: 'Pray the Devil Back to Hell'

    Documentary records the heroism of Liberia's women who successfully demanded the country's warring parties find a path to peace.
    11/08/2008 12:00 am

  • Review: 'Ballast'

    Drama set in a Mississippi Delta township follows the life of a single mother and her son who struggle to subsist.
    11/08/2008 12:00 am

  • Review: 'Splinter'

    Movie about a young couple who get carjacked by a deranged outlaw and then chased by a parasitic creature falls into crummy horror flick category.
    11/01/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'

    The story of platonic roommates who decide to make an adult film to pay the rent and fall in love along the way.
    11/01/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'Stranded: I've Come From a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains'

    Documentary revisits the harrowing ordeal of 16 men who survived a plane crash in the Andes by resorting to cannibalism.
    11/01/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'The First Basket'

    The story of how basketball helped young Jewish immigrants assimilate at the turn of the 20th century.
    11/01/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'Synecdoche, New York'

    A great incomprehensible phantasmagoria of a film written by Charlie Kaufman and set in a New York warehouse.
    10/24/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'Changeling'

    True story of a mother whose son goes missing lacks some of the passion of Angelina Jolie's earlier performances.
    10/24/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'I've Loved You So Long'

    Kristen Scott Thomas perfectly captures the despairing resilience of a woman released from prison after 15 years.
    10/24/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'Pride and Glory'

    Drama about familial strife in the New York City Police Department has a powerhouse cast.
    10/24/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'W.'

    Rushed out before Election Day, Oliver Stone's biographical take on the president offers no new insight into George W.
    10/18/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'The Secret Life of Bees'

    Set in South Carolina during the 1960s, 'Bees' tackles racism and redemption but slips over the sappiness line.
    10/18/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'What Just Happened'

    This satire is a perfect sendup of Hollywood with a marvelous cast, including De Niro in his best performance in years.
    10/18/2008 01:00 am

  • Will downturn hit Hollywood?

    The box office may not be recession-proof this time.
    10/14/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'Happy-Go-Lucky'

    Mike Leigh's spirited new movie about a sweet-tempered schoolteacher is both humane and real.
    10/11/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'Frontrunners'

    Documentary follows the insanely competitive race for student council president at Stuyvesant High School in New York City.
    10/11/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'Body of Lies'

    This high-speed spy movie pits the CIA against Middle Eastern jihadists but resembles a trailer of itself.
    10/11/2008 01:00 am

  • Review: 'The Express'

    The story of Ernie Davis, the first black athlete to win college football's highest trophy, is milked for inspirational uplift – and clichés.
    10/11/2008 01:00 am

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