Rachel Getting Married's title is vaguely misleading, and its ads are borderline deceptive. Based on those alone, one might assume this is a feel-good dramedy with an indie vibe. It’s not and is one of the most intense depictions of familial conflict since Ordinary People.
- November 07, 2008 |
The latest adaptation from Walden Media of a beloved series of children's books is unobjectionable G-rated family entertainment. It's not very cinematic, nor is it memorably performed by its lead actresses, but a charming performance by John Corbett as the girls' father helps the film immensely.
- July 23, 2010 |
The life of Ray Charles is a very compelling story, but it’s not always pretty. When a dirt-poor, blind boy from the rural, segregated South becomes one of the most legendary singers of all time, however, it’s definitely worth watching – especially when the film is a sure-fire, Oscar-winner on multiple counts.
- October 29, 2004 |
An outlandish thriller that uses the 10 plagues of “Exodus” as a modern-day gimmick to serve its own wacky ideas about God, the devil and the fate of humanity, he Reaping struggles to build any sense of suspense before delivering up a whopper of an ending that will generate more chuckles than chills.
- April 05, 2007 |
Considered a master of horror, director Wes Craven occasionally diverts to something different. “Red Eye” is one of those departures, although only slightly. With his high-concept thriller direction, the film takes off but eventually the screenplay nosedives, crashes and burns.
- August 19, 2005 |