The Pacifier

Vin Diesel is following in Ah-nuld’s footsteps, as he makes the leap into comedy. His performance is passable, if implausible....

March 27, 2005

Man of the House

This movie is entertaining. Tommy Lee Jones is perfectly cast as the gruff Ranger with a heart. If you’re going...

March 20, 2005


The CG is, of course, stunning — there doesn’t seem to be much difference in quality anymore these days from...

March 11, 2005


Will Smith does a good job of playing the straight man to Kevin James, although through the magic of flashbacks...

March 5, 2005

The Wedding Date

I had my doubts about whether or not Debra Messing could carry a film by herself. I was impressed. She...

February 6, 2005

The Aviator

Leonardo DiCaprio is brilliant once again in his portrayal of the reclusive and enigmatic Howard Hughes. I’ve never considered myself...

January 23, 2005

In Good Company

Thoroughly enjoyable yet ultimately disappointing. I cant figure out why Paul Weitz would feel the need to tease his audience...

January 16, 2005

Beyond The Sea

Yes, Kevin Spacey has been in something of a slump recently. But Hollywood had better take notice: Mr. Spacey is...

December 29, 2004

Ocean’s Twelve

I was the tiniest bit disappointed with this movie. Ocean’s Eleven was a tough act to follow, though. I don’t...

December 10, 2004

National Treasure

Is Nicholas Cage the new Harrison Ford? This film certainly had that Indiana Jones feel, within a concrete jungle instead....

November 20, 2004

The Incredibles

A very entertaining movie overall, with the sophisticated humor that we’ve all come to expect from Pixar, and a unique...

November 6, 2004

Shall We Dance

The trailer for this movie just screams “chick flick” and I’m no fan of Jennifer Lopez, but thankfully, she doesn’t...

October 18, 2004


Jimmy Fallon probably doesn’t have what it takes to carry a movie. Chris Kattan has discovered this about himself as...

October 14, 2004

I, Robot

This is a decent movie but you’ve seen it all before. In fact, you’ve even seen Will Smith act out...

August 14, 2004

Alien vs Predator

I thought this movie was at least as good as Alien. The actors and actresses are little more than plot...

August 13, 2004

The Village

M. Night Shyamalan has redeemed himself somewhat in my eyes. The Village is an intriguing tale, and well-told. Moreso than...

August 5, 2004

Spiderman 2

It is not often that Hollywood manages to crank out a sequel that is worth watching. It is even less...

July 14, 2004

Farenheit 9/11

I liked this movie overall. Michael Moore spins an interesting tale. But I agree with Moore’s critics that his movies...

June 30, 2004

The Notebook

A fantastic movie. Top notch. A compelling twist on the shopworn “forbidden love” and “love triangle” storylines. The romanticism abounds...

June 23, 2004

The Stepford Wives

This movie was okay. It was silly. Silly to the point of being stupid in places, and not all that...

June 13, 2004

The Day After Tomorrow

An enjoyable film. The special effects were excellent, with two notable exceptions. The CG wolves were a bit weak (reminiscent...

May 28, 2004


I’ve heard some critics complain that this movie suffers because it was stripped of the gods that figure so heavily...

May 16, 2004

Van Helsing

This is definitely a fun movie. The story relies heavily on gadgets — which can often ruin a film (witness...

May 7, 2004