Metro Weekly

Film

  • 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...

  • Bond Unbound

    You only live twenty times: Brosnan and Berry ''You're no use to anyone now, '' growls M (Judi Dench) to James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) as...

  • Rhapsodic

    8 Mile High: Eminem      It's not easy for a pop sensation to cross over from the cozy confines of the recording studio to the...

  • Shooting Gallery

    Taking aim: Moore A tourniquet wouldn't stop the rush of bleeding heart liberalism that accompanies the films of Michael Moore. Not to oversimplify things, but...

  • Terror Tape

    Bad reception: Henderson Bad reception: Henderson      ''I hate television -- gives me headaches,'' grumbles 16-year-old Katie (Amber Tamblyn) to a friend in the opening...

  • Dragon Ire

    Why can't we be friends? Hopkins and Norton.      Red Dragon, the third film to feature Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, that oh-so-cultured and...

  • Cornpone

    The blahs and the greys: Witherspoon, Dempsey and Bergen You'd think the producers of a movie named after one of Lynyrd Skynyrd's most popular songs...

  • Problem Child

    Maid service: Sarandon. Igby Slocumb is a rebel with a cause. At 17, Igby is more than a handful, foul-mouthed and ill-behaved, the kind of...

  • Swimmer's Cramp

    All wet: Bradford.      You know that commercial where two girls wax idiotically about how good their yogurt is? Let's imagine for a moment they...

  • San Francisco Treat

    Glittering: Cockette Dusty Dawn (center). John Waters puts it best. ''They were the first kind of, like, bearded drag queens -- hippie, weird, freak drag...

  • Girl Trouble

    Adultry, anyone?: Aniston. There is a moment in The Good Girl involving blackberries that comes as a complete shock, in part because it depicts a...

  • Lustrously Independent

    The first shot of Luster, which plays this Friday, August 16 as part of the Reel Affirmations Xtra series, depicts a mass of artfully entwined...

  • Diesel Engine

    A star is shorn: Diesel      We have, I suppose, Steven Spielberg to thank for the recent booming career of Vin Diesel. Had the director...

  • Unsettling Signs

    Signs is not the movie you think it is. No matter what you think you may have gleaned from the film's previews (on television almost...

  • Infestation

    Taking a bite out of crime: Overton and big-ass spider.      A few weeks ago on the American Movie Classics cable network I caught a...