Documentary about an Iraqi film student sidesteps the fairy-tale scenario.
Epic restores 'good-guy reputation' of Genghis Khan.
Dark subject matter gets an oddly vacuous delivery.
A glorified TV episode – and a rather middling one at that.
A gruesomely relentless gorefest to avoid.
An unstable concoction of political melodrama, film noir, and weepie.
The director and actor, remembered for his films such as 'Out of Africa,''Tootsie,' and 'Absence of Malice,' was interviewed by the Monitor in 1975 upon release of his film, 'Three Days of the Condor.
Intermittently powerful drama explores a cross-cultural estrangement.
Spielberg can certainly work up an action sequence, but this by-the-numbers installment is a little too pushily 'iconic.'
A true story of rescued orphans sensitively brought to the screen.
Edgy black comedy alternates with sophomoric gags – and it works.
Clear away the annoying avant-gardism and you have a powerful movie about a writer on the brink.
Powerful in places, this Famke Janssen film becomes a standard fatalistic misfits-on-the-run movie.
This black comedy's a one-note movie – but it's a resonant one.
'Narnia' sequel delivers good family entertainment, but it's just a little too much of an action film.
A raft of films has some observers citing a generational shift among filmmakers.
But others see hypocrisy in last month's call for a Bollywood ban.
Kutcher, Diaz comedy tries to get by on star power where none really exists.
Wachowski Brothers' movie tries for a family-values focus but veers into frenetic, sometimes cheesy effects.
Some of the set pieces are ravishing, more often they're ravishingly clumsy.