Metro Weekly

Film

  • Bad Dream

    Dreamcatcher aims to be a serious horror flick, but instead becomes an overwrought snooze fest No dream: Lewis meets the alien If you're feeling generous,...

  • Rose Dud

    Two gay independent darlings turn in projects that make the movies safe again for naptime Playing for sleeps:Mulroney and Close (Photo by IFC Films) Rose...

  • Family Ties

    Kristen Coury's Friends and Family is an ultra-bubbly, ultra-frothy comedy of errors in which stereotypes -- both gay and straight -- are given the full...

  • Death Rattle

    The Life of David Gale never achieves the great revelatory gasp it hopes to attain -- more like an asthmatic wheeze. Unraveling the mystery:Gabriel Mann...

  • Italian Ham

    A tedious, unimaginative thriller, The Recruit is about as tricky a trained seal on its deathbed Ham I Am: Pacino with Farrell. Is anyone else...

  • Death Trip

    Outrageous deaths and buckets of blood leave you laughing, not screaming, at Final Destination 2 Death comes a-calling:Cook and Larter There's a fine line between...

  • Spy Game

    Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is punctuated by visual wit and robust performances that veer toward camp My so-called undercover life:Clooney and Rockwell Who knew...

  • Jack's Back

    A little too low key for its own good, About Schmidt amounts to much less than the sum of its parts. ''I don't know whether...

  • Finest Hours

    The Hours is perhaps the most improbable mainstream-oriented movie to emerge from Hollywood this year. A character-study mood piece that envelops you like a mist,...

  • Killer Diller

    Razzle-dazzling: Gere A musical is only as great as its songs. Which would make John Kander and Fred Ebb's Chicago one of the greatest musicals...

  • Film

    Was it my imagination or were movies actually better in 2002? Certainly, the record-breaking box office reflected the willingness of moviegoers to give an big...

  • Towering

    Hobbit hunt: Wood Kneel, George Lucas, to the shrine of Peter Jackson. Ye have met your match. With The Lord of the Rings: The Two...

  • Untapped

    Comrades in misery: Crystal and DeNiro It doesn't take the finely honed skills of a movie critic to formulate a practical analysis of Analyze That....

  • Space Waste

    Picard on someone your own size: Stewart The real nemesis faced by the crew of the Enterprise in Star Trek Nemesis is not the angry...

  • Un-scary Movie

    Regan and Marc Blucas Wes Craven Presents: They is a lumbering, dull excursion about creatures who cause night terrors in children and, for some unexplained...