| Jun 27, 2008
"WANTED" straddles the line between the delightfully absurd and the merely ridiculous. As its heroes race through the city at barely subsonic speeds, they execute the kind of maneuvers that are normally performed only by 8-year-olds making "vroom vroom"...
| Dec 5, 2007
"Into the Wild" is the story of a young man who breaks away from his family and sets off to explore uncharted territory. The story of its soundtrack is much the same.
At 42, Eddie Vedder is not quite young (although, in a yellow leather jacket and band...
| Dec 10, 2007
Given a choice between Iraq and fairyland, it's clear where moviegoers would prefer to spend time.
Despite the glut of politically themed movies on offer this season, audiences have embraced frothier fare: "The Golden Compass," set in a parallel universe...
| Dec 19, 2007
A mock biopic whose protagonist is struck "smell-blind" by a childhood machete mishap, "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" sends up the clichés of the rock 'n' roll movie with unfettered glee. But creating the musical repertoire for the film's fictional rock...
| Jan 14, 2008
Uwe Boll isn't the worst director in the world, but "In the Name of the King" might be more enjoyable if he were. A prolific producer of video-game adaptations, Boll has become a favorite whipping boy of Internet critics, who have cast him as a...
| Feb 28, 2009
If you've ever wondered where Mario got his bow tie, or why Inky, Blinky and Clyde are so intent on reducing Pac-Man to pixels, then "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li" is the movie for you. For the rest, those for whom the idea of manufacturing an...