Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

September 9, 2010

Jerry Bruckheimer’s reputation for producing successful summer blockbusters took a minor, albeit notable hit with the less than stellar returns for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), an adaptation of the popular video game of the same name.... 

You Kill Me

October 22, 2007

In the 1990s, director John Dahl was the go-to guy for clever, neo noirs with Red Rock West (1992) and The Last Seduction (1994). After thoroughly mining the genre the only direction left for him was comedy and this results in his latest crime film, You... 

Oliver Twist

March 27, 2006

After the critical and commercial success of The Pianist (2002), filmmaker Roman Polanski decided to do something completely different and make a children’s movie. This seems rather odd considering the adult fare that he’s usually known for (films... 

Suspect Zero

October 6, 2005

Suspect Zero (2004) is yet another tired entry in the exhausted serial killer genre. This time out, Ben Kingsley gets his turn to play a creepy sociopath (although, he’s more John Doe from Seven than Hannibal Lector in Silence of the Lambs)—at least... 

Schindler’s List

April 18, 2002

Widely considered his most critically acclaimed and personal work to date, Spielberg’s masterpiece about the Jewish holocaust arrives on DVD. Ten years on from its initial release, Schindler’s List remains one of the most shocking, thought-provoking...