All Movies

  • Review: 'The Soloist'

    Based on the true story of a journalist who befriends a schizophrenic homeless man with a prodigious musical talent, movie doesn't resonate as deeply as it should.

  • Review: 'Earth'

    Beautifully filmed documentary follows the lives of three animal families – whales, polar bears, and elephants – and gently underscores our responsibility to the ecosystem.

  • Review: 'Il Divo'

    Portrait of corrupt Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti is a wild and confusing race through accusations and crimes.

  • Review: 'Goodbye Solo'

    Review: 'Goodbye Solo'

    Tender tale of an old man contemplating suicide and a good-natured immigrant taxi driver who tries to save him.

  • Review: 'State of Play'

    Review: 'State of Play'

    A hard-driving journalist hits up against Washington's power players in this political thriller.

  • Review: 'Gigantic'

    Quirky comedy follows the romantic travails of a young mattress salesmen who wants to adopt a Chinese baby.

  • Review: 'Is Anybody There?'

    Michael Caine is a tour de force in this gentle drama about a widower and his friendship with a boy obsessed with life after death.

  • Review: 'Sugar'

    Review: 'Sugar'

    Poignant tale of an aspiring Dominican baseball player explores lessons in dashed hopes.

  • Review: 'Forbidden Lies'

    Review: 'Forbidden Lies'

    Documentary mines the complex con of a Chicago mother of two whose 'nonfiction' book about honor killings became a bestseller.

  • Review: 'Lymelife'

    Review: 'Lymelife'

    Another drama set in the bleak lands of suburbia, with some dysfunctional insects thrown in.

  • Review: 'Observe and Report'

    Review: 'Observe and Report'

    Dark comedy swerves uneasily between violence and goofiness as an egotistic mall cop grapples with anger issues.

  • Review: 'Paris 36'

    Period drama follows a young girl's career as she auditions for a music hall in prewar Paris.

  • Review: 'Adventureland'

    A young adult romantic comedy with a core of feeling that overrides the inevitable goofball gross-outs.

  • Review: 'Valentino: The Last Emperor'

    Documentary lauds the legendary Italian fashion designer and his four decades of making women 'beautiful.'

  • Review: 'Hunger'

    Review: 'Hunger'

    Drama about IRA member Bobby Sands's death fast in a Belfast prison looks at the high price of martyrdom.

  • Review: 'Shall We Kiss?'

    Review: 'Shall We Kiss?'

    French comedy puts a philosophical twist on romance as two lovers weigh the consequences of a kiss.

  • Review: 'Spinning into Butter'

    Review: 'Spinning into Butter'

    Adapted from a play, story hangs on a racial incident at a Vermont college, but suffers from staginess and stiff dialogue.

  • Review: 'Monsters vs. Aliens'

    Review: 'Monsters vs. Aliens'

    3-D animation is an affectionate riff on 1950s sci-fi movies with some high-caliber voice-overs.

  • Review: 'Sin Nombre'

    Review: 'Sin Nombre'

    A dramatic and sometimes brutal thriller about Central American migrants journeying to a better life.

  • Review: 'Duplicity'

    Review: 'Duplicity'

    Romantic thriller rolls out star power but leaves audience with an empty puzzle of a plot.