Monday, September 23, 2019

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE THREE STOOGES

April 13, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

It’s likely that moviegoers’ reaction to The Three Stooges will depend a lot on how they regarded the original shorts that the Stooges turned out with assembly-line rapidity more than a half century ago, because, as Rafer Guzmán puts it in Newsday, The Three Stooges “is a virtual clone job.” Guzmán praises “the inspired impersonations […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: KUNG FU PANDA II

May 26, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

For the most part, critics are not quite so enchanted with the Kung Fu Panda sequel as they were with the original. Nevertheless, most of them reach the same conclusion that Philadelphia Inquirer critic Steven Rea does in the Philadelphia Inquirer: It’s “still more than a cut above the usual family fare.” This is a […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: SOURCE CODE

April 1, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The sci-fi thriller Source Code, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Monaghan, is garnering some enthusiastic reviews. Manohla Dargis in the New York Times begins her review by remarking, “It doesn’t take long for “Source Code,” a science-fiction thriller with a contemporary twist, to hook you.” It’s the story of a man who is forced to […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE NEXT THREE DAYS

November 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Here’s one prediction that’s easy to make: Russell Crowe is going to be ticked off over the next three days as he sees audiences pass by theaters showing his film, The Next Three Days, directed by Paul Haggis (Crash), and reads the damning reviews of it. Joe Neumaier in the New York Daily News calls […]