Metro Weekly

Film

  • Big Green Machine

    The comic book is officially called The Incredible Hulk. The movie is called, simply, Hulk. A wise decision. Because to include the word incredible in...

  • Sea Worthy

    It's been eight years since Pixar unleashed Toy Story, the first full-length computer animated feature film, on the world, and what a wild, whimsical ride...

  • The Good and the Bad

    Danny takes self-involvement to numbing levels, while Yossi & Jagger delights with true romance One of the problems with narcissism as a character trait is...

  • Virtual Heaven

    Matrix Reloaded is a spectacular act of cinema that makes all other modern day blockbusters seem undernourished. It doesn't have the emotional brute force of,...

  • Oh, Daddy!

    The comic who got his start on Saturday Night Live seems content to remain ensconced in mediocre family entertainment.      Eddie Murphy is a master...

  • Xstacy

    Bryan Singer's gone and done it again -- created an emotionally rousing, smart and sophisticated movie based on a comic book. And the amazing thing...

  • Faux Folk

    A Mighty Wind is a glorious symphony of satire, hitting one perfect note after another. Info Box Kissing to be clever:Levy and O'Hara A Mighty...

  • High Infidelity

    I kissed a girl: McDormand In film after film, Frances McDormand proves herself to be one of our most infinitely enjoyable actors. From her compelling...

  • When a Sniper Calls

    Calling Cad: Farrell with Nobbs Phone Booth opens with a flashy tech-infested sequence littered with jittery, fast-motion images of people on their cell phones. Meanwhile...

  • State of Amusement

    With the brilliant Bernie Mac as his secret weapon, Chris Rock takes satirical aim at American politics and wins big. Running mates: Rock and Mac...

  • Shipwrecked

    There is absolutely nothing wrong with Boat Trip. Nothing that an overhauled script and a different director couldn't have fixed. Talk about a comedy of...

  • Chicago Bound?

    As Oscar night nears, our critic offers up his picks for what should win and what will win 75th Annual Academy AwardsSunday, 8:30 p.m.ABC Look,...

  • 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...