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 |
The characters in Reign Over Me do not look heavenward for help, but the movie’s joy is in its story of old friends reunited—in what that friendship means for one man’s ability to face reality, and for the other’s realization of the blessings he’s already been given.
- March 23, 2007 |
For whatever reason, trouble and tragedy seem to follow Robert Pattinson's characters wherever they go. First as Edward Cullen, the vampire who sparkles in the sunlight in Twilight. And now, as Tyler Hawkins, a brooding young man straight out of J.D. Salinger's imagination.
- March 12, 2010 |
It's hard to imagine this Resident Evil chapter expanding the franchise's audience. The film should have a brief theatrical run before finding its "afterlife" on home video, where its loyal audience can watch it over and over again. For everyone else, once will be quite enough.
- September 13, 2010 |
Resurrecting the Champ has plenty of redeeming values and will likely be a great choice for families this summer. Josh Hartnett does a fine job as the husband, father and reporter-on-the-ropes, while Samuel L. Jackson is fabulous as the resurrected champ.
- August 24, 2007 |