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"Much of the entertainment value comes from jaw-dropping stunts and explosive action sequences, which are high-octane fun....Highly inventive..."USA Today "WANTED has audacity to burn....Jolie is all wolf, kohl-eyed and coldblooded....The adrenaline-overdose strategy works for viewers as well as hit men." Los Angeles Times "[T]here's global realpolitik glee to the filmmaker's fancy-splatter approach to violence."Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Bekmambetov understands pacing and escalation: set-pieces build in intensity, and each sequence is filled with inventive gags or gimmicks..."Empire "[I]t rivets your attention....McAvoy's transition from anxious office serf to swaggering killer has some emotional depth and a runty, fearful stoicism."Sight and Sound "[I]ts speedily unfolding plotline doesn't disappoint, with as many twists and turns as its characters' stunning mid-air moves."Premiere 3 stars out of 5 -- "Relentlessly paced, the film barrels by like the express train Jolie bodysurfs..."Total Film127.5135

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"[Shelly] blends familiar elements into something both satisfying and surprising. Part feminist fable, part romantic fairy tale, it is by turns tart and sweet, charming and tough, rather like its heroine..."New York Times "[A] bittersweet little comedy....[With] wonderfully black humour....Quite delectable."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "WAITRESS is a lovely film...funny and affecting with a gentle eye for foibles big and small."Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "Russell blends steel, smarts and sexiness into a career-lifting turn....A funny and touching testament to Shelly's multi-talent..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "Shelley's script and direction sing with wit and emotion....Every character is given a respectful, affectionate arc..."Empire "A sweet comic romance....A bright and uplifting film....[Russell has] moved beyond her FELICITY days to become a poised actress..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] movie to stir one's better instincts...[on] a comic/whimsical level and with a dash of melancholy..."USA Today127.5135

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"[I]t does manage some moments of easy charm and boasts some decent performances. Some of the best scenes are built around the credible exchanges between Fanning and Kurt Russell as the girl's father." Sight and Sound "Fanning and Russell make this watchable family entertainment..."USA Today127.5135

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"HIDALGO was obviously inspired by Carroll Ballard's landmark 1979 horse film, THE BLACK STALLION. This movie also has the handsome, weathered look of BLUEBERRY."New York Times "HIDALGO has a sweet-natured appeal that welcomes sentiment without overdoing it."Los Angeles Times "[D]irected with love for scale and location by Joe Johnston..." Entertainment Weekly "[T]he film makes its points about character, courage and perseverance in crowd-pleasing fashion." Box Office "HIDALGO is an old-fashioned saga with adventure writ large, grand vistas and a stalwart hero."USA Today127.5135

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"ACCEPTED's winning dumbness and breezy bon mots save it from the pit..." -- Grade: B-Entertainment Weekly127.5135

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[Adams] prances, dances, witters and warbles with enough energy to outlast a whole warren's worth of Duracell bunnies....[She's] every iota the Disney princess made flesh..."Total Film "[ENCHANTED has] an unironic affection for classic Disney fairy tales of old, salted with modern smarts....Festooned with extravagant set pieces..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[A]n unexpectedly delightful revisionist fairy tale....Ms. Adams proves to be an irresistibly watchable screen presence and a felicitous physical comedian..."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "ENCHANTED is the very definition of charming. The film anchored by an entrancing performance by Amy Adams and a strong ensemble cast, is cleverly written. The situations are funny, and the story feels effortlessly entertaining."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "Adams is the wish your heart makes when you want a storybook princess for the ages. She's wicked good."Rolling Stone 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a cute idea....Amid the fish-out-of-water gags and big musical numbers, there are nods to Disney movies past....Amy Adams is just wonderful."Empire "[A]n affectionate postmodern satire....It displays a sophisticated yet breathless enthusiasm for the old-school fairytale certainties..."Sight and Sound "ENCHANTED is as good as its name. An adroit combination of wised-up and happily-ever-after..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Absolutely charming from start to finish....You simply can't help falling under its spell."Ultimate DVD127.5135

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[Snyder is] tremendous at directing action....The Comedian's deadly opening sequence is a masterpiece of fight choreography..."Box Office "Whether it's Dreiberg's flying owl ship or the staggering glass palace Dr. Manhattan conjures up on Mars, the filmmakers have spared no expense in their mission to visualize every frame."Variety 4 stars out of 4 -- "The film really does the graphic novel justice....The music is perfect....Snyder did a great job creating a film that's loyal to both the source material and his own style."Premiere 4 stars out of 4 -- "[A] compelling visceral film -- sound, images and characters combined into a decidedly odd visual experience that evokes the feel of a graphic novel."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]he production as a whole is impressive. So is the eclectic soundtrack, which ranges from Philip Glass and Leonard Cohen to Bob Dylan and Paul Simon."Wall Street Journal "[A] teemingly ambitious, jam-packed movie....The opening-credit sequence has a marvelous audacity, as it packs in the story of how the Minutemen -- masked crime fighters of the 1940s -- gave rise to their more nihilistic counterparts in the '50s."Entertainment Weekly "[There are] flashes of visual brilliance and performances, especially from Haley and Crudup, that drill deep into the novel's haunted soul."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] labour-of-love, epic, stylish, violent and very, very faithful....Even under a luminous layer of CG muscle, Billy Crudup's beautifully subtle performance hides electric flickers of pain in the impressive face of quantum superman Dr. Manhattan."Total Film127.5135

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"The animation is visually stunning, and the animals' stylized rendering and friendly look is in keeping with the energetic mood of the movie."USA Today "[A] delightfully wacked new digitally animated comedy....Untamed fun." Entertainment Weekly "MADAGASCAR offers plenty of amusement..." Sight and Sound "Ben Stiller and Chris Rock's characters may be digital but the actors' personas propel their every move." Premiere127.5135

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3 stars out of 4 -- "You don't expect a remake to spring surprises. This one does." Rolling Stone "[I]t's a buoyant, old-wave disaster pic for a generation of well-conditioned thrill seekers....[Dreyfuss] holds the center of every scene he's in." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly "POSEIDON's action sequences are efficiently handled, conjuring a genuine sense of lung-busting tension..." Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he movie's excellent visuals, set-pieces and breathtaking scale ensure it's an enjoyable piece of H20 hokum that makes for a solid (mari)time-filler."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] technically excellent white knuckle ride....The thrilling set pieces work rather well..."Ultimate DVD127.5135

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"...Utterly charming..." - Recommended Premiere "...[BABE] is in a league of its own when it comes to enchantment....Beautifully shot in Australia, Babe gives off a cozy, old-fashioned feel..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...It's inspiring what real talent, imagination, and style can do..." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...Dazzling family entertainment with enormous charm and utilizing breathtaking technical innovation..."Variety "...Carefree and light on its feet....If only people would be more like these animals, the world, though hardly saner, would certainly be a lot more fun..." Los Angeles Times "...BABE is a movie made with charm and wit....It knows things, and teaches lessons. And it is so well made that adults will find it entertaining, too..." Chicago Sun-Times127.5135

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"[M]agnificently obsessive....[A] testament to the cinematic savant's gifts....[The actors are] all at the top of their performance game..."New York Times "[A] vastly intricate and dazzling drama....It spins your head in a new way, luring you into a vortex and then deeper still, fascinating as much for what we don't know as what we do." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly "Conveying an astonishing array of information across a long narrative arc while still maintaining dramatic rhythm and tension....David Fincher's most mature and accomplished work." Variety 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] meticulous, mind-bending, nonstop mesmerizer of a movie....Something unique and unmissable."Rolling Stone "[With] arresting performances...and the visual virtuosity of thriller auteur David Fincher."Box Office "[ZODIAC] potently blends the dynamics of the newsroom drama with those of the police procedural."Sight and Sound 5 stars out of 5 -- "ZODIAC is a taut, exceptionally well-executed crime thriller that makes detailed use of its source material..."Ultimate DVD 4 stars out of 5 -- "Complementing cinematic sizzle is supreme ensemble acting, starting with Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo."USA Today 5 stars out of 5 -- "The high-def digital camerawork is stunning and there are sublime shots that herald Fincher as one of the most technically accomplished directors alive."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The actors] are brilliant, with Downey turning in a performance of elegant dissolution worthy of the great O'Toole."Uncut "[B]oth the year's headiest and most pleasurable movie."Film Comment127.5135

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"Smith is a gifted comic actor, and seeing him in a lighthearted comedy, his first romantic lead, is a pure pleasure."Los Angeles Times "Mendes gives as good as she gets when bandying with Smith in her best screen role to date..."USA Today "Smith is as disarming as any current Hollywood star, and he and feisty Mendes click like Grant and Russell in HIS GIRL FRIDAY." Uncut "[A] refreshingly big-hearted treatise on love an romance in the city..." Sight and Sound127.5135

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"...Mr. De Niro and Mr. Crystal exude a breezy camaraderie that recalls Bing Crosby and Bob Hope ambling jauntily down some nonsensical road to nowhere..." New York Times "...The appeal of ANALYZE THAT can be credited in large part to the infectious fun found in the performances of Crystal and De Niro..." Box Office "...Smart and genial..." Sight and Sound127.5135

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Intelligently put together by screenwriter Joe Forte and director Richard Loncraine, it's functional, enjoyable and user-friendly..." Ultimate DVD127.5135

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"...It's Zeta-Jones who keeps you watching from start to finish....She refuses to let you go....If musicals are dreams, she is their greatest dreamer..." Los Angeles Times "...It's the raw expenditure of energy and the canniness of the staging that should pull audiences in and keep them rooted..." New York Times "...CHICAGO shows how much the element of surprise is missing from today's movies....It's part of the basic Zeta-Jones bio that she can really sing, and, wow, can she..." USA Today "...Zellweger wins our hearts. That's what makes her dangerous. Just like the movie....Dynamite..." Rolling Stone "...Zeta-Jones, all legs and growls, has found her calling card..." Film Comment "...Fresh and daring....Queen Latifah and John C. Reilly are the surprise standouts..." Box Office "...[The actors] deliver sizzling performances....This tawdry, hard-as-nails carnival of ghouls generates plenty of fireworks..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...[Jones] makes nightclub singer Velma a droll fishnet virtuoso..." Sight and Sound127.5135

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"[T]he fight scenes, which are the heart of the film, are lickety-split mad fun..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[I]t looks fantastic....[The filmmakers] have inserted vast, moody, misty landscapes, fanciful interiors and traditional Chinese colors to give the movie an epic, expansive, ancient quality that's a real pleasure to inhabit."Los Angeles Times "At once fuzzy-wuzzy and industrial strength...KUNG FU PANDA is high concept with a heart....Visually arresting."New York Times "[H]ighly entertaining....Full of verve, visual panache and sock-it-to-you action scenes."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "There's a level of visual beauty here that's a notch above anything DreamWorks has attempted before..."Empire "The animation is beautiful, from the ethereal Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom to the elegant Jade Palace and its Moon Pool."Premiere 3 stars out of 5 -- "Armed with a sublimely silly concept and an A-list voice cast....This is energetic, exciting and consistently funny..."Total Film109.4057

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"[T]he affable Mr. Johnson is committed to every moment....[W]ith some lively sequences, including an endearing montage that cuts between ballet and football practice..."New York Times "With the bulk of the humour rooted in slapstick, Johnson proves an adept physical comedian..."Sight and Sound109.4057

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[Streep's] chemistry with co-star Pierce Brosnan is palpable. Streep and the rest of the cast appear to be having the time of their lives."USA Today "Playful exuberance is the order of the day....['Waterloo'] lures you into a glorious world of upbeat melodies, glitter, sequins and flares, and leaves you dancing out of the cinema."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a joyous 'Dancing Queen'....It's full of super troupers and smiles."Empire "Set on a stunning Grecian isle, MAMMA MIA! is a frenzied farce....Get ready to dust off those old ABBA discs on vinyl. Because afterwards, you'll want to keep this party going..."Premiere109.4057

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"[A] thoughtful and extremely affecting story of a transformative friendship between two unusually gifted children."New York Times "[W]ith a positive message about seeing the troubled person behind the bully and the importance of keeping an open mind....A sweet family-friendly film..."USA Today "[With] the powerful and bittersweet spirit that has, for decades, continued to make the story a favorite."Box Office "An engaging film with its big heart in the right place....What a pleasure for a children's film to offer nothing but an honest depiction of emotions..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's the performances that really bring the film alive. AnnaSophia Robb is a particular find -- a future star if ever there was one..."Ultimate DVD 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his consummate charmer couldn't be more wholesome..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "There are fine performances -- particularly Robb's -- and touching moments, notably in an emotional final reel..."Empire109.4057

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"BEE MOVIE is agreeably skewed fun....The images have a spangly clarity -- they make New York look new again..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "There are child-friendly puns, but it's also crammed with Seinfeld's trademark observational humour."Empire "At its heart is a sweet moral message about everyone pulling together, about doing even the smallest job to the best of your ability..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] magnificently entertaining adventure....With a host of subtle jokes, references and cameos..."Ultimate DVD109.4057

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4 stars out of 4 -- "[E]asily the best action thriller of the year....Directed and edited with virtuosity, it offers two hours of non-stop excitement..."USA Today "THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM is a spectacular windup toy of a thriller -- a contraption made by an artist." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "[A] fantastically kinetic, propulsive film....Mr. Greengrass and his superb team do all their dazzling with technique."New York Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM is a wow of an action movie....The movie is thunderously exciting, but what makes it resonate is the wrenching story we read on Damon's face."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Pummelling action, smart scripting and larnyx-crushing martial arts. Injecting the spy thriller with class, this threequel cements a formidable legacy."Total Film 5 stars out of 5 -- "Greengrass has surpassed himself with a compelling, immersive thriller that's as exciting an experience as cinema can provide."Empire "[The film] completes a trilogy of the most exciting espionage thrillers ever made in Hollywood....With relentless thrills and tension...smartly directed..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "Greengrass brings his obsession with nervy, paranoid hand-held cameras and razor flurries of split-second editing back for ULTIMATUM..."Uncut "Greengrass' camera may scurry and dart like a rabbit trapped in a mall, but he keeps the tone grounded, the effects in-camera and the acting low-key and real."Los Angeles Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] satisfying final installment to the hard-edged action trilogy....A movie that is raw, urgent, urban and smart..."Ultimate DVD "ULTIMATUM is a tribute to Bourne's determination, his driving skills, his intelligence in out-thinking his masters and especially his good luck."Chicago Sun-Times109.4057

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"[G]reat fun....An ingenious, enjoyable romp..." Uncut "[T]he freshest performance comes from relative newcomer Justin Bartha as comic-relief sidekick..." Sight and Sound109.4057

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"[A] nimble, engagingly lightweight drama....It makes for an agreeable solo directing debut."New York Times "[G]enial, generous-spirited and unmistakably entertaining..."Los Angeles Times "[T]his workplace satire gets in some licks along the way. And it gives Dennis Quaid one of his best screen showcases."USA Today "[A] bouncy, optimistic comedy....This winning comedy is about the contrast between the enduringly pleasing, quintessentially baby boomer masculinity of Dennis Quaid and the addictively delightful Gen-X charms of Topher Grace..." Entertainment Weekly "Fresh comic thinking spices up this smart cookie of a satire from director-writer Paul Weitz. He makes it sexually provocative and subversively hilarious." Rolling Stone "[A] smart, charming film that moves confidently between comedy and drama..." Sight and Sound "[A] smart, unpredictable comedy with hidden emotional depths." Movieline's Hollywood Life109.4057

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"[S]martly directed....The film is filled with talented young skaters turning in dazzling performances..."Los Angeles Times "This movie is just about perfect for teenagers..."Chicago Sun-Times109.4057

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"The flick is best in its bittier moments, and there's nothing to trouble the tots." Entertainment Weekly "The live action and computer animation are so thoroughly interwoven that you can easily lose track of what is what." New York Times "[A] family comedy with welcomely loopy asides....It's clever to take the standard 'cool' and 'nerd' high school subcultures and transform them into 'heroes' and their 'sidekicks.'"USA Today109.4057

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"JUST LIKE HEAVEN is distinguished by its restraint. Waters creates a credibly spellbound San Francisco..." Sight and Sound109.4057

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3 stars out of 4 -- "The fakeouts are fun; Greg Kinnear, in the regular-guy role, is a perfect foil....Hope Davis is hilarious..." Premiere "Pierce Brosnan gives his best performance yet....It's fast, funny, and intoxicating....It's an almost obscenely entertaining look at two men on the verge of a nervous breakdown." Movieline's Hollywood Life 3 stars out of 5 -- "Writer-director Richard Shepard gives Brosnan his meatiest role ever, and he digs in with relish." Rolling Stone "[T]he cinematography is consistently hipster handsome, and the script is bracing in its lewdness..." -- Grade: B Entertainment Weekly "The film's main asset is an astoundingly loose and energised performance by Brosnan....There's an undeniable charge to watching someone obviously having so much fun." Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's some great, dark-hearted farce in the first hour....Shepard shoots with the freewheeling, laid-back charm of Soderbergh circa OCEAN'S 11..." Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts best moments -- basically all scenes between Brosnan and Greg Kinnear -- are achingly enjoyable." Total Film109.4057

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"[With] periodic bursts of cleverness and eye-popping imagery....There are probably enough action-packed animal-versus-hunter battles and gross-out gags to keep the kiddies amused."New York Times "[A] set-piece involving a huge flood is suitably dynamic, and there's a suspenseful sequence when Boog finds he's stumbled into the house of his hunter-nemesis."Sight and Sound109.4057

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"[A]n irreverent, hard-edged retelling of Little Red Riding Hood -- a high-energy, imaginative entertainment aimed at younger audiences."Los Angeles Times "[A] fast and furious crackpot skewering of Little Red Riding Hood....All jokes, bits, and interlocking narrative gimcrackery." Entertainment Weekly "[The imagery] looks fantastic. Colors are vibrant and richly saturated....The picture is sharp and detailed..." Widescreen Review 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's an unhinged wackiness and verbal wit in Cory Edwards' debut feature that makes it considerably more appealing than most cookie-cutter studio animations."Total Film109.4057

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"[I]t will acquaint audiences with a remarkable episode that had ramifications far beyond the basketball court....The film does a good job of showcasing just how momentous that game was..." New York Times109.4057

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"[I]nspired by a real-life story of sled dogs who survived extended subzero abandonment....There's something invigorating about this unpretentious dog tale." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly "[A]n orgy of canine cuteness." New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here' s an old-fashioned charm to director Frank Marshall's heartfelt tribute to canine courage." Total Film "The icy blue-gray locations are nicely captured, and hues are well balanced accordingly." Widescreen Review 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is one of the most rousing and gripping family films to come out of Disney in a long while." Ultimate DVD109.4057

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3 stars out of 5 -- "[W]hen the film concentrates on delivering the almighty blockbuster goods, it works remarkably efficiently with some impressive epic set-pieces." Total Film109.4057

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"[A] blithe, funny and engaging movie....Weitz has made the shrewd move of staging the film on a human scale, in the homespun wackadoo spirit of a '40s screwball comedy." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly "Paul Weitz's good-natured satire of pop, politics and our bloated sense of entitlement lampoons the great American disconnect from reality by locating the place where all these things intersect."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts farcical elements hit their mark....AMERICAN DREAMZ lampoons the public's appetite for mindless entertainment and easy distraction from serious concerns."USA Today "[C]ertainly topical....The comedy handles each of its targets with equal contempt." Sight and Sound109.4057

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"[A]n unassuming thriller, a nifty piece of genre filmmaking without frills or self-importance. It's a throwback, if you will, to the days of B pictures, when formula movies were made with a maximum of skill and a minimum of pretense."Los Angeles Times "Director Clark Johnson has an energetic style of filmmaking and a facile way with stunts and chase sequences.."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "Sutherland makes this stuff look easy. There's a fine and twitchy father-son chemistry between him and Douglas..." Total Film109.4057

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"[With] slick camera work by Jonathan Sela and intense, naturalistic performances by Liev Schreiber and Julia Stiles..." Los Angeles Times "Moore manages to give each classic moment from the original film a welcome spin." Ultimate DVD109.4057

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4 stars out of 5 -- "An intoxicating hotchpotch of gangsters, gamblers, vengeance and paranoia....Hartnett's laid-back insouciance never deserts him..." Uncut "[F]ull of baroque and bloody set-pieces....Throughout McGuigan juxtaposes joshing, comic interludes with material that is dark..." Sight and Sound "Jason Smilovic's script, which keeps you guessing...has been staged with aggressive finesse by director Paul McGuigan..." -- Grade: B- Entertainment Weekly "[The film] will get under your skin with its stylish production design, slick dialogue and offbeat characters. This pop-culture-infused mistaken-identity thriller ultimately grabs hold and beguiles..."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "The pleasure is in the throwaway dialogue, the artfully jumbled chronology and Lucy Liu, giving the movie a vital jolt of energy..." Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is one of the most intelligent and clever films you could hope to see." Ultimate DVD109.4057

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3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a very finely made film, with Owen hinting at a humanity beneath the character's grubby cynicism and delivering one of his most consistent, impressive performances."Total Film "[T]he main pyrotechnics are saved for the semi-impressionist action climax....CHILDREN OF MEN's unrestrained energy is electrifying."Sight and Sound Ranked #19 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."Film Comment 4 stars out of 5 -- "CHILDREN OF MEN does what the best dystopic drama should do: it makes you look at the world around you and shudder."Uncut 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "In the spellbinding CHILDREN OF MEN, his best film to date, Cuaron, 45, fills every frame with his passion and intellect. Here's a movie that grabs you hard, pops your eyes, provokes your mind and ultimately lifts your spirits."Rolling Stone 5 stars out of 5 -- "This is gut-pummelling and tense stuff, as Cuaron creates a world only a few steps removed from our own....CHILDREN OF MEN is guaranteed classic status."Ultimate DVD "Cuaron's long takes and snaking tracking shots are constantly intensifying the real-world nature of Owen's sci-fi odyssey." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly "Cuaron turns the screws like an expert torturer -- CHILDREN OF MEN sets a new high bar for all-in-one tracking shot wonderment..."Movieline's Hollywood Life 5 stars out of 5 -- "Searingly committed to celluloid by Cuaron, CHILDREN OF MEN is a film that gets into your head....Stunning."Ultimate DVD109.4057

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"[With] a sculpty CGI sheen that engagingly mimics, without quite reproducing, the thumb-print tactility of Aardman's clay-figure style....[I]t hits its own sweet spot of demented delight." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he core values of the Aardman brand are carried over intact....A movie that will leave adults and children alike with big smiles..."Total Film "[A] very fine addition to the animation art form, with lead characters that have a winning everyman quality..."Box Office "The picture relentlessly picks up speed, zooming from drollery to anarchy to complete -- albeit brilliantly controlled -- comic chaos."New York Times "[W]ith its energetic baddies and toned-up gags, Aardman's film is easily one of the funniest, most enjoyable cartoons of the year..."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he animation is great, with the slugs stealing the show..."Ultimate DVD109.4057

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"[A]n agreeable mischievous romp....[With] great gushing geysers of talk, much of it prickly and obscene and hilarious and, in that Kevin Smith way, so smart about being stupid that the characters' verbosity becomes, in every sense, their saving grace." Entertainment Weekly "[W]hat makes CLERKS II both winning and moving is its fidelity to the original CLERKS ethic of hanging out, talking trash and refusing all worldly ambition." New York Times 5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t is funny. Hilariously, hernia-inducingly funny....It's also surprisingly touching..."Total Film 4 stars out of 4 -- "Smith's directing style remains basic, but he has an unusual flair for balancing slushy all-American sentiments with relentless jokes..."Uncut "Rosario Dawson brings plenty of charm to her role..."Sight and Sound109.4057

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"Tatum has a bracing rectangular naturalness and easy chemistry with the lithe Dewan, on the floor and off." -- Grade: B Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "[E]veryone dances -- every kind of dance, from break to ballet -- brilliantly, with youth, vigor and passion. And it's great..."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he pumping soundtrack, slick dancing and Tatum's charisma generate enough heat to slap a goofy grin on teen girls..."Total Film "What matters is the dance, magnificently captured in a series of vibrant set pieces, each routine somehow more slick, imaginative and technically perfect than the last."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] some impressive dance sequences and a catchy soundtrack..."Ultimate DVD109.4057

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"The movie efficiently delivers the story points."New York Times "Powered by an excellent Kurt Russell performance, MIRACLE treats old-fashioned, emotional material with an intelligence that respects both the story and the audience."Los Angeles Times "Like SEABISCUIT, the film ends on a familiar, rousing note of triumph, which is bound to move most audiences with its message of perseverance and belief in one's dreams."USA Today "[Russell is] wonderfully compelling as a tough, taciturn, driven leader....MIRACLE has a good offensive game as an inspirational how-to about team building." Entertainment Weekly "MIRACLE succeeds solidly at its main aim: stirringly recreating one of the great sports sagas of all time." Box Office 3 stars out of 4 -- "Kurt Russell is very good...and it hits all the right marks to make this an exciting and heartwarming flick."Premiere109.4057

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"[I]t's got heart and delirium in equal doses, as well as a firecracker rhythm all its own." Entertainment Weekly "SHREK 2 is double the fun of the original: more magical and more technically assured." Rolling Stone "Mr. Banderas's campy suavity and Puss's convincingly animated fur add some new looks and rhythms to the formula."New York Times "[With] more elaborate visuals than the original and some great voice casting."Los Angeles Times "[J]ust as funny, sweet and engaging as the first film starring the big galoot."USA Today "SHREK 2 is bright, lively and entertaining..."Chicago Sun-Times "SHREK 2 is great." Uncut "[M]uch of the humour remains gleefully satirical." Sight and Sound "[A] gem in the bigger-better-snappier tradition of TOY STORY 2." Premiere109.4057

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"Mr. Hanks is a man with nothing left to prove. His performance is so easy and amiable that its nuances emerge only in retrospect." New York Times "Tom Hanks underplays with all the confidence of a man who has nothing left to prove....His cautious smiles and blank stares leave a pleasing deadpan residue." Sight and Sound "Hanks gives a charming, whimsical performance..."Los Angeles Times "A sweet and delicate comedy, so precisely devised you hold your breath..."Chicago Sun-Times109.4057

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"...Uncommonly provocative for its day..." USA Today "[A] gutsy social melodrama....[Mankiewicz] unleashes a burst of expressionist brilliance like the complex tracking shot that begins just after the one-hour mark and draws a hellish portrait of a race riot in the making." New York Times109.4057

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