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Rob Cohen



A decade before Coppola made The Godfather, Alberto Lattuada released one of the first masterpieces about the mafia, appropriately titled Mafioso.

marty mcfly rolls in his grave

It's rare to be so entertained by one of the worst movies you'll ever see. In her latest time-travel disaster Premonition, Sandra Bullock awakes one day to find that her husband has been killed in a random car accident, but when she wakes up the next day, he is alive and well.

Starter Up

Starter for 10 2.5 stars Directed by: Tom Vaughan Starring: James McAvoy, Alice Eve PG-13, 96 min. A screenwriting professor at Penn used to say, "If you aim for The Godfather and come up short, you still have Goodfellas.

Oscar preview

It's that time of year again. The steady November to December flow of great movies has ended, and we're stuck with Norbit as last weekend's #1 movie at the box office.

arithmetic for dummies

In The Number 23, Jim Carrey plays Walter Sparrow, an animal control official who becomes obsessed with a murder mystery novel (called The Number 23) which he believes to be based on his own life.

Reno 911 Extended Interview

Armed and Hilarious

The venerable Reno, Nev. Sheriff's Department has been touring the country to spread the Washoe County brand of cheer and promote their new movie Reno 911!: Miami.

We Didn't Start the Fire

Catch a Fire tells the true story of Patrick Chamusso (Derek Luke), a South African terrorist who joins the African National Congress (ANC) only because he is falsely accused of already having done so.

Everyone Likes Ike

While making his first feature documentary, The Trials of Henry Kissinger, Eugene Jarecki stumbled upon footage of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address the night before he left the Oval Office. The speech is a warning to the American public of the growing power of the military-industrial complex, a system that Eisenhower feared would cause the country to enter wars for the wrong reasons.

Hurts so good

In Why We Fight, Eugene Jarecki strings together footage from every war the United States has fought on camera with interviews from experts on the subject in order to prove a point.

Schneider's Chili Rainbow

Rob Schneider takes a lot of crap. He's the butt of endless jokes, and has been since his career on Saturday Night Live. His acting career, in such films as Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and The Animal, has drawn some of the harshest criticism from critics.

Holy Pancakes, Batman

Aliens of the Deep would've been better in 3-D. The IMAX film follows producer/director James Cameron as he befriends a team of marine biologists as well as NASA scientists and travels to tectonic fault lines at the bottom of the ocean.

A Better than average chick flick

Though all the hopeless romantics out there hoping to meet and fall in love with a male escort might disagree, The Wedding Date is a disappointment.

Hilary swank looks like a man...

Million Dollar Baby is the conventional movie that everyone's sure to like a lot, but not to love.

Alfie who?

Alfie Starring: Jude Law, Susan Sarandon, Marisa Tomei Directed by: Charles Shyer Rated: R Sometimes the main character in a film is bigger than the film itself.

Hit the Road Jack

Ray is this year's first great historical drama. What initially seems like a confused and chaotic film with random flashbacks and surprising images ends up being a film about this confusion and chaos.
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