Solitary Man

September 2, 2010

Even though it wasn’t a commercial success, Wonder Boys (2000) was Michael Douglas’ best performance since Wall Street (1987). He has tried to recapture the spark of that film by seeking out other quirky yet flawed characters, like with the King of... 

The Spiderwick Chronicles: Two-Disc Field Guide Edition

June 24, 2008

Like The Golden Compass (2007), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) is an adaptation of a series of popular children’s novels and made in the hopes of kick-starting a lucrative franchise a la Harry Potter. The film received mostly positive reviews and... 

Fried Green Tomatoes: Anniversary Edition

June 14, 2006

Every decade has its chick flicks that define those years and feature a who’s who of up-and-coming actresses mixed with veterans. In the 1980s, it was Steel Magnolias (1989) and in the 1990s it was Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), a southern folktale based...