Dear John (review)

Oh, it’s tragic, all right, what happens when lovers get separated by a war whipped up out of political bullshit.

my week at the movies: ‘Shrink,’ ‘In the Loop’

Slow screening week, as holiday weeks tend to be… Kevin Spacey is a Hollywood psychiatrist in Shrink (opens in the U.S. on July 24; no U.K. release date has been announced yet). I hope he goes all American Beauty on the asses of all his celebrity clients and tells them to shove their problems while … more…

5 reasons I’m psyched for ‘W.’

All this week! 5 movies I’m psyched for in October, and 5 reasons why. No. 5: W. [opens limited October 17]. 1. Oliver Stone can be a nut — see JFK — but he’s a highly entertaining nut: JFK may be a complete fantasy (I’m not saying it is for sure, just that it may … more…

The Deal (review)

They’re trying to sell this 2003 movie as ‘the prequel to *The Queen.*’ It’s right there on the DVD box. Don’t be fooled by it.