Metro Weekly

Film

  • Demolition Derby

    There's something really bothering me about Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, something that didn't bother me in the first two installments. Why do the...

  • Missing Persons

    If Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later has a point beyond paying homage to the films of George Romero, I'm at a loss as to what...

  • Caught on Tape

    It is a normal human tendency to rewrite our own personal histories as we would like to remember them. Moreover, it is not unusual for...

  • Circuitry

    On the gay film festival circuit, Circuit continually packs theaters with eager audiences wanting a scintillating and incisive look at the party-based, sociological phenomenon of...

  • 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...