'It looks like an ad.’ This frequent criticism of Ben Stiller’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is not just a reference to the film’s frequent product placement (of which, admittedly there is a lot), or to its unashamed ode to the joys of global...
Scorsese beautifully captures Howard Hughes' achievements.
Leonardo DiCaprio plays Howard Hughes in the most public period of his life. Inheriting his father's fortune, Hughes embarks on an independent film career, staging the most adventurous aviation picture of the time, Hells Angels. Hughes was also a...
Jennifer Lopez plays Charlie Cantilini who at last has met the man of her dreams Dr Kevin Fields, Michael Vartan. Unfortunately his mother Viola, Jane Fonda, is not happy that her baby has found the love of his life. A renowned news anchor...
Weak script outweighs solid performances in stoner comedy.
Ned, played with puppy-boy charm by Paul Rudd, is the idiot of the title but he’s no fool: he’s a sweetheart in a world of egotists and crazies. He’s guileless to the point of dangerous. He’s so honest and nice he’s constantly getting people –...
Indie rom-com risky but uneven.
In many ways, Friends with Kids is like a throwback to a relationship idea film like Paul Mazursky’s Bob & Ted & Carol & Alice (1969) or Alan Alda’s Four Seasons (1981) where trends in relationships are taken for a cinematic road test...