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  • Review: 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'

    Review: 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'

    Remake of sci-fi classic is an ecofriendly fantasy that fails to live up to the original.

  • Review: 'Che'

    Review: 'Che'

    Overlong biopic offers little new to our knowledge of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara as an icon and human being.

  • Review: 'Frost/Nixon'

    Review: 'Frost/Nixon'

    Docudrama portrays Nixon as a tragic figure attempting to rehabilitatehis image with a series of interviews with David Frost, a lightweightopportunist.

  • Review: 'Wendy and Lucy'

    Review: 'Wendy and Lucy'

    Almost documentarylike, film superbly captures the low-key despair of the vagrant's life in these hard-pressed times.

  • Review: 'Cadillac Records'

    Review: 'Cadillac Records'

    Set in 1950s Chicago, the story follows Chess record label's influential role in launching the careers of some musical greats.

  • Review: 'Milk'

    Review: 'Milk'

    Biopic about the first openly gay man to hold a major political office in America is bolstered by Sean Penn's superb performance as Harvey Milk.

  • Review: 'Australia'

    Review: 'Australia'

    Overlong drama set in the 1930s Outback earns epic tag for all the wrong reasons.

  • Review: 'Bolt'

    Review: 'Bolt'

    Clever casting in Disney's latest animation brings wit and energy to the tale of a self-deluded dog.

  • Review: 'House of the Sleeping Beauties'

    Review: 'House of the Sleeping Beauties'

    German film about a lonely widower who sleeps beside drugged, naked women has a high yuck factor.

  • Review: 'Lake City'

    Review: 'Lake City'

    Family drama about a mother and son who reunite after a tragedy has talented actors but uneven story treatment.

  • Review: 'Twilight'

    Review: 'Twilight'

    Debut movie of the wildly popular book franchise is jumbled and hackneyed but will still have teen girls screaming at lead Robert Pattinson.

  • Review: 'Slumdog Millionaire'

    Review: 'Slumdog Millionaire'

    Set in India, this Dickensian fable for our time seems to work – up to a point.

  • Review: 'A Christmas Tale'

    Review: 'A Christmas Tale'

    This French dysfunctional-family epic is gabby and self-indulgent.

  • Review: 'Quantum of Solace'

    Review: 'Quantum of Solace'

    Has 007 lost his sense of humor? Daniel Craig's lethal grimness saps the fun.

  • Review: 'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas'

    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.

  • Review: 'Repo! The Genetic Opera'

    Review: 'Repo! The Genetic Opera'

    This musical is a cross between 'Rocky Horror' and 'Sweeney Todd' but without the savage wit.

  • Review: 'Pray the Devil Back to Hell'

    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.

  • Review: 'Ballast'

    Review: 'Ballast'

    Drama set in a Mississippi Delta township follows the life of a single mother and her son who struggle to subsist.

  • Review: 'Splinter'

    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.

  • Review: 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno'

    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.