Metro Weekly

Film

  • Amazing Adventure

    It's been ages since I witnessed an audience applaud a movie. But the Sunday matinee crowd gathered at Master and Commander: The Far Side of...

  • Bear Necessity

    I'll admit, with the recent triumphant rise of such CGI animated wonders as Finding Nemo, and the recent hard tumbles of more traditional animated fare...

  • Revolutionary

    Matrix fans, you can exhale now. And rejoice. The Wachowski Brothers have done their trilogy proud, bringing it to a satisfying action-crammed, effects-laden conclusion that...

  • Classic Cut Ups

    David Zucker's involvement in Scary Movie 3 should be seen as a blessing and a curse. The man who, along with brothers Jerry and Jim...

  • Thrill Kill

    If you've ever seen a Quentin Tarantino film, you already know he's a lunatic when it comes to filmmaking. His mind is like a madly...

  • Unforgivable

    Penn and Chapman When Clint Eastwood directs, his films tend to go either one way or the other. That is to say, either they're brilliant...

  • Rock Hard

    Jack Black What happens when a mainstream movie is infused with an independent sensibility? School of Rock, that's what. The feel-good surprise of the year,...

  • Club Flub

    Culkin and Green Party Monster, which opens this weekend at Visions, is an oddly captivating yet not entirely successful journey into the creatively eccentric, drug-infused...

  • Up a Creek

    About the best thing that can be said for Cold Creek Manor is that it isn't completely dull. You'd think it would be, given how...

  • Mucho Mexico

    ''Are you a Mexi-CAN or a Mexi-CAN'T? '' a blue-spectacled, quirky fellow named Sands (Johnny Depp) asks a hired henchman near the start of Once...

  • Sugar and Spicy

    ''I hear this wah-wah-wah in my head, '' giggles Tracy. ''It's your brain cells popping, '' her friend Evie, giggles back, before taking another hit...

  • Ordinary Pekar

    American Splendor is a stunning achievement, a work of such magnificent ingenuity and so abundantly rich with heart and soul, that it is impossible not...

  • Requisite Requiem

    The combining of popular movie horror icons to make a quick buck is a time-honored tradition in Hollywood. Anybody remember Frankstein Meets the Wolfman? But...

  • Freakin' Awesome

    Whoever decided to cast Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan in the Disney remake of Freaky Friday should be sent a box of expensive chocolates,...

  • Toiletries

    Alyson Hannigan has American Wedding's funniest line. Watching in disbelief as the crass, crude, lewd, sexually motivated Steve Stifler (Seann William Scott) engages in an...