'Contagion': a bio-thriller that comes off as a fright film, with a few quietly moving moments.
By one count, Americans will be served a record 27 movie sequels this year: Pirates of the Caribbean, Spy Kids, Cars 2, The Hangover Part II, Happy Feet 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, etc., etc. Have Hollywood moguls gone overboard on sequels?
The Monitor's critic sorts through what he sat through this year.
Steven Soderbergh offers a zany take on corporate malfeasance.
Once again Elmore Leonard revs the plot, dials up the banter, and produces a novel you’ve got to stay up all night to finish.
Overlong biopic offers little new to our knowledge of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara as an icon and human being.
Our critic dives into the pool of 312 movies and finds what's fresh.