We are the movies and the movies are us
The plethora of special effects -- some dazzling, some clumsy -- make Harry Potter at times resemble a generic Hollywood horror movie. That three-headed dog that stands guard over a treasure was better left to the imagination. . .
He has the body-fat content of a 20-year-old sprinter, the bone structure of a public monument and the eyes... well, we know about the blue eyes (which happen to be colorblind).
The world has lost its quintessential romantic icon.
Newman, with his clipped mustache and his whiskey-coated growl and his steely self-assurance, is an aristocrat of sleaze.
Superbly marketed, Pearl Harbor is the very model of a modern blockbuster. Will it matter that almost nothing about its human drama rings true?
We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike.
It's preposterous, but [director Doug] Liman gives it such a seductive, playfully hip texture that you happily embrace the fantasy. ... Brad and Angelina are the whole show here. They bring out the best in each other.
It has real passion, real emotion, real terror and a tactile sense of evil.
It's one of the most emotionally eloquent performances of the year. It shows how Hollywood has just scratched the surface of her talent.