In yet another instance where a trailer doesn't remotely match the tone of the actual film, (yes, the only funny bits were there, but the end product is far more dramatic), Did You Hear About the Morgans? is a surprisingly flat rom-com that doesn't make the most of its cast.
- December 21, 2009 |
In Disney's A Christmas Carol, all viewers are left with is a familiar story with little discernable heartbeat. It seems inventiveness was saved exclusively for the visuals, which are gloriously thrilling at moments and as impersonal as an action sequence from your average video game the next.
- November 06, 2009 |
In what’s essentially a modern retelling of Rear Window, Disturbia has plenty going for it in terms of sheer entertainment value. But when it’s all said and done, the slickly-edited flick ends up being nothing more than a commercial for voyeurism and teenage rebellion.
- April 13, 2007 |
The story is told in flashback, and the script is filled with great one-liners and truisms. It also has a serious side about one mother's stability and abuse of her children. Sandra Bullock plays a woman troubled by her mother's past and fighting her own fears.
- June 02, 2002 |