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Movie Reviews The Expendables 2

17th August 2012

Given the surprising success of the original The Expendables , Lionsgate quickly ordered a sequel, and voilŠ, just two years...

Movie Reviews The Woman In Black

3rd February 2012

The reviews for Daniel Radcliffe's first post-Harry Potter film are decidedly mixed. The Woman in Black is a period piece,...

Movie Reviews Terri

1st July 2011

The Sundance 2011 Film Festival hit Terri turns out to be a hit with film critics as well, at least...

Movie Reviews The Mechanic

28th January 2011

CBS Films simply can't win for trying. The wannabe contender has produced a string of flops since it was launched...

Movie Reviews Inception

16th July 2010

Few movies in recent years -- if any at all -- have received the sort of adulatory reception from key...

Movie Reviews The Losers

23rd April 2010

The "losers" in The Losers are a kind of Dirty Dozen team who must first do battle with the critics....

Movie Reviews Our Family Wedding

15th March 2010

Our Family Wedding displays all the elements of one of those new-and-improved sitcoms, contrived to be edgy, that make it...

Movie Reviews Brooklyn's Finest

5th March 2010

Most studios have decided to give Alice a wide berth, assuming that it would be futile to challenge it. The...

Movie Reviews Shutter Island

19th February 2010

Most critics -- but hardly all -- appear to agree that while Shutter Island may not rank with some of...

Movie Reviews Valentine's Day

12th February 2010

The hairiest problem producing a movie with nearly two dozen stars is finding something interesting for each of them to...

Movie Reviews Red Cliff

26th November 2009

Opening in limited release is John Woo's epic Red Cliff , the most expensive Chinese film ever made and featuring...

Movie Reviews Old Dogs

26th November 2009

Old Dogs is a "turkey," writes Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times, getting into the holiday spirit. So does Ty...

Movie Reviews Capitalism A Love Story

24th September 2009

With Capitalism A Love Story, Michael Moore is receiving --as usual -- props for his skill as a propagandist filmmaker...

Movie Reviews Bandslam

17th August 2009

Critics are giving Summit Entertainment's latest effort to capture the hearts and dollars of teen moviegoers (it's the company behind...

Movie Reviews The Goods Live Hard, Sell Hard

17th August 2009

What hath Airplane and all those gag-a-second movies of the 1980s ultimately wrought? Well, apparently, according to the critics, The...

Movie Reviews Transformers Revenge Of The Fallen

24th June 2009

A second round of reviews for Transformers Revenge of the Fallen turned up in major newspapers today (Wednesday), and, by...

Movie Reviews Dance Flick

25th May 2009

The latest comedy from the Wayans brothers (well, actually mostly younger cousins, too), Dance Flick, has received mostly mixed reviews....

Movie Reviews Angels & Demons

15th May 2009

Clearly there are far more demons than angels among the ranks of critics reviewing Ron Howard's Angels & Demons ,...

Movie Reviews Adventureland

3rd April 2009

Adventureland , which has attracted little pre-release buzz, could very well prove to be a sleeper hit if the public's...

Movie Reviews High School Musical 3 Senior Year

1st April 2009

Even often cold-hearted film critics appear taken with Disney's theatrical edition of High School Musical . "The third chapter of...

Movie Reviews The Pink Panther Ii

6th February 2009

Roger Ebert suggests that the best thing about the latest Pink Panther movie starring Steve Martin is the credits. "They...

Movie Reviews The Boy In The Striped Pajamas

24th November 2008

The Holocaust movie The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is continuing to draw big crowds despite its subject matter and...

Movie Reviews Changeling

31st October 2008

Clint Eastwood's Changeling received mostly solid reviews for the director and for Angelina Jolie, its star, when it debuted at...

Movie Reviews High School Musical 3 Senior Year

25th October 2008

Even often cold-hearted film critics appear taken with Disney's theatricaledition of High School Musical . "The third chapter of thephenomenally...

Movie Reviews High School Musical 3 Senior Year

24th October 2008

Even often cold-hearted film critics appear taken with Disney's theatricaledition of High School Musical . "The third chapter of thephenomenally...

Movie Reviews The Express

13th October 2008

The inspirational football flick The Express received decent reviews, which didn't help it much at the box office. In his...

Movie Reviews Igor

22nd September 2008

The French animated movie Igor has received mostly positive reviews -- but they fall far short of raves. In Newsday,...

Movie Reviews Ghost Town

19th September 2008

Ricky Gervais, who gained fame in the U.K. as the star of the original The Office, makes his starring film...

Movie Reviews Ghost Town

19th September 2008

Ricky Gervais, who gained fame in the U.K. as the star of the original The Office, makes his starring film...

Movie Reviews Ghost Town

19th September 2008

Ricky Gervais, who gained fame in the U.K. as the star of the original The Office, makes his starring film...

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