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Film & TV

Viva la Revolucion

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow was filmed entirely in front of a blue screen, with all of the backgrounds, environments and effects added in digitally.

by EUGENE NOVIKOV

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

There isn't a frame in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow that I wouldn't pay good money to hang on my wall.

by EUGENE NOVIKOV

Twist and Shout

Before this week's critics screening of The Village, Touchstone Pictures asked that critics refrain from spoiling critical plot points in the film for the reader.

by JOHN CARROLL

Manchurian On Fire

What do you get when you combine a crazed Army Major, a power-hungry Senator who touches her son a little too lovingly, and an Army Private-turned-politician who has less personality than a rock but is poised to be the next Vice President?

by COREY HULSE

His View's Askew, Too

Zach Braff, star of NBC's Scrubs, makes his directorial debut with Garden State, which he also wrote and stars in.

by JOHN CARROLL

Quick Flicks

Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle Stoner or not, this is a fun movie. Granted it helps if you are, since pot humor is the foundation of the film.

by 34TH STREET

Phone Home

A Home at the End of the World is the first major motion picture directed by Michael Mayer and the second major motion picture written by Michael Cunningham.

by CARRIE GREENE

A Meow Mixed Bag

I may be dreaming the impossible dream, but I dreamt of a Catwoman review that somehow avoided not only feline puns, but dominatrix jokes at the same time.

by GERARD LEONE

Bourne to be Wild

Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is back again in the second engagement of the Bourne series in The Bourne Supremacy. And now he's angry and on a mission to unravel a mystery.

by COREY HULSE

$300 An Hour

Some Kind of Monster, a new documentary about iconic heavy-metal group Metallica, will undoubtedly inspire some comparisons to the seminal mockumentary This is Spinal Tap. And to some degree, that's valid.

by ALEX KOPPELMAN

What Is The Basement?

Based on the novel, Widow for a Year, by John Irving, The Door in the Floor is director Tod Williams' second major motion picture.

by CARRIE GREENE

The Fresh Prince Sours

Will Smith used to be the King of Summer, launching huge blockbusters like Independence Day and Men in Black. After bombing with Wild Wild West, however, Smith has struggled to reach his previous heights.

by JOHN CARROLL

Stay Classy, Comedy

With the release of Will Ferrell's new comedy, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, this summer is officially a good one for comedy.

by JOHN CARROLL

Eye See You

Facing Windows portrays the life of Giovanna (Giovanna Mezzogiorno), a 29 year old Italian woman dissatisfied with her job, frustrated by her marriage, and generally overwhelmed by life.

by HANNAH AUGUST

A Knightley Knight's Tale

King Arthur was a success even before it came out, at least for guys who like guy movies. It's got everything that a great action saga needs: fierce battle sequences, a hot chick and a passable plot.

by JAMES SCHNEIDER

Lions and Tigers and Bears

Remember way back in the day when you watched movies all about animals running around, getting into trouble and having all sorts of adventures?

by CHRIS BELLIS

Climbing Up The Walls

The original Spider-man was a good film -- in fact, it probably was the best movie to come out of the recent comic book craze in the film industry.

by JOHN CARROLL

Freedom Fighter

The four-star grade is pretty random. As a film, Fahrenheit 9/11 has its flaws, but as a 2004 event, it's more important than any other movie released in 2004.

by JOHN CARROLL

Quick Flick: De-lovely

De-Lovely depicts the life of legendary songsman Cole Porter. Director Irwin Winkler manages to incorporate into the film nearly every significant piece of music that Porter composed.

by 34TH STREET

Don't Pick On Me

Like many Ben Stiller movies, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story features a great comic premise that never fires on all cylinders.

by JOHN CARROLL

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