'The Hunger Games' has echoes of some great films of its type: the reality-show forerunners.
'Bike' is a minor film that is nonetheless a powerful story of the consequences of parental abandonment.
'Footnote' is at its best when it gets into the cutthroat dynamics of academic competition, but the differences of the father and son characters are a bit too neat.
Plot holes in 'Seeking Justice' make the movie simply a less smart version of the usual vigilante justice genre.
Actor Jonah Hill has some funny moments, but his co-star Channing Tatum and the movie itself both try too hard to be goofy.
The New Zealand movie 'Boy' turns on an errant father who is idolized by his two young sons when he returns, despite his goofy irresponsibility.
'Salmon fishing in the Yemen,' based on a satirical novel, manages to lose the satire in damp whimsy despite a good cast that includes Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, and Kristin Scott Thomas.
As the 'Lone Ranger' movie adaptation gets attention, here are 5 other movie adaptations of classic TV shows from the past 10 years.
When relationship complications ensue in 'Friends with Kids,' the audience is way ahead of the movie.
Despite a good team behind the scenes, 'John Carter' only reminds audience members of the better movies it was inspired by.
'The Lorax' is a reasonably entertaining version of Dr. Seuss's eco-cautionary fable.
The film, in which Robert De Niro comes across as a Method caricature, is a mix of genuinely touching and hokey moments.
The Belgian movie ‘Bullhead’ takes a quirky premise and turns it into a high-stakes thriller.
‘Where Are You Taking Me?’ is an observational documentary that lets the images tell the story.
As "The Lorax" arrives in theaters this weekend, here are seven previous Seuss film adaptations – the good and the bad.
The movie's power comes from its uncompromising take on the heroism of a Polish sewer inspector during the country's 1942 German occupation.
'Wanderlust' journeys into nudist, free-love territory – among other things – and largely misses the mark on humor.
Filmmaker Jafar Panahi's imprisonment in his own home by the Iranian authorities is captured in this extraordinary documentary, 'This Is Not a Film,' which was smuggled out of Iran in a cake.
In 'The Forgiveness of Blood,' a medieval code of retribution pulls a modern-day Albanian town back into the Middle Ages.
Using active-duty US Navy SEALs boosts 'Act of Valor' beyond being a garden-variety action flick.
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