A screwball comedy for the New Depression, "The Brothers Bloom" makes an abundant number of erudite references that mean almost nothing, and like most con-man movies, it can't be trusted.
What is it about the sensual onstage twirling in "Dirty Dancing"? What is it about Ferris Bueller doing the twist, with all of Chicago at his feet?
Just looking at the poster for "The Proposal," a by-the-numbers romantic comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds, tells you exactly how it's all gonna go down.
The latest mock-documentary satiric ritual from comic provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen, "Bruno" may count as the summer's biggest misfire.
John Malkovich is from the same planet as Christopher Walken. That place is Planet Weird. How did these men get into movies?
Although it doesn't sound like one, "The Hangover" is actually a detective film. With all the hilarious events and accidents, it will lead the guys tracing all the way back to find out what have happened to them last night.
An amusingly sentimental whiff of a romantic comedy, "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" is a modern-day morality tale that is a little "It's Not Such a Wonderful Life" and a lot "A Very Un-Christmas Carol."
After the dazzling success of "Night at the Museum," director Shawn Levy once again gathered the cast of stars he used in the first film to work on the sequel, even though with few exceptions, sequels are usually box office tankers.
Japan's feel-good maestro Shinobu Yaguchi aims high, but comes in for a safe landing with "Happy Flight," a promotional-video-like movie on an accident-prone journey from Tokyo to Honolulu.
The universal groan from boyfriends still resonates whenever the latest romantic comedy breezes onto our cinema screens, but there is a lot to be learned in terms of what type of guy ultimately gets his girl.