The really annoying thing about Jack Black's "Gulliver's Travels" is not so much that it's a bad movie -- it is bad, but only run-of-the-mill bad, not epic-misfire bad -- but that the movie sullies a piece of literature that has endured for nearly 300 years for the sake of a cheap kiddie flick that'll be forgotten in a month.
The studio bills Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway's "Love & Other Drugs" as an unconventional love story.
Robert Downey Jr. is miserable, stuck on a cross-country drive with a creepy Zach Galifianakis in the comedy "Due Date."
Katherine Heigl has again been saddled with an unexpected baby, only this time, no one is going to call her parenting mate a schlub. Unlike Heigl's "Knocked Up" (好孕臨門) co-star, Seth Rogen, Josh Duhamel is emphatically in her league.
Not a single moment rings true in "The Switch," which is unfortunate because it is about a situation in which a lot of women find themselves.
A light-hearted spin on Taiwanese cinema, "Love You 10,000 Years" is created by Japanese director Toyo Kitamura (北村豐晴), starring Vic Chou (周渝民), Taiwan's answer to Tony Leung (梁朝偉).1 Comment
Remember the hoo-ha over whether Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl made a believable couple in Judd Apatow's "Knocked Up"?
"Killers," which I saw with a restful, smallish crowd late Friday morning, brings up a lot of intriguing questions. Here are 10:
Devotees of "Sex and the City" are hoping for something more or less like a wet dream. But Carrie Bradshaw & Co. return with nothing new to say. The sex is less frisky, the conversations more irreverent and crass, the relationships still, of course, tangled.
If you had a hot tub that could transport you to any era in time, would you really make a beeline for the 1980s?