Behind Enemy Lines

The tragic events of September 11th have left the American people shocked and angered, looking for answers as well as villains to punish. The release of Behind Enemy Lines was originally intended for 2002, but was then moved earlier,  ...

Shallow Hal

The Farrelly brothers have redefined "lowest common denominator" over the years with films like Dumb and Dumber. Recently, they've made an attempt to move away from the scatological and more towards the mainstream with pictures like Outside Providence  ...

Domestic Disturbance

The stereotype of the evil stepfather/stepmother has existed for hundreds of years, fueling countless fairy tales and more than a few films, including some Disney classics. Domestic Disturbance is a rather generic and vacant example of the genre that  ...

K-PAX

Is sanity an absolute, or just a matter of perspective? Who among us are truly the sane ones? These questions frame a theme that's formed the basis for numerous past films centering around protagonists more than a few degrees  ...

The Last Castle

The "prison film" has long been a Hollywood staple. In such a picture one can reliably predict that the warden will be evil, the inmates rough but colorful, and that a reluctant leader – usually a newcomer who doesn’t  ...

Don’t Say a Word

Over the last few decades, the number of films that qualify as true psychological thrillers has markedly dwindled. Story lines that actually expect an audience to think have mostly been supplanted by Big Concept pictures populated with wooden stars  ...

Zoolander

It's bad enough that studios are overly enamored with making sequels, prequels, films derived from extinct TV shows and Saturday Night Live sketches. But now along comes Zoolander, a lame film spawned by a character originally created for the...  ...

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

By now the never-ending stream of appallingly bad films derived from Saturday Night Live skits should have provided more than ample proof of the entertainment theorem: What's Funny For Three Minutes Is Not Always Funny For Ninety. To Kevin  ...

Osmosis Jones

In their previous films, Bobby and Peter Farrelly have employed large doses of bodily fluids and functions to generate their humor. So it's no surprise that the duo who gave the world There's Something About Mary and Dumb and  ...

The Deep End

Every family has its secrets, mostly things like failed businesses, 18th-century horse thieves hidden in the family tree or DWI arrests. Sometimes they're more serious--even tragic and life-threatening. The Deep End is a film about the latter and  ...