Looking Back, Leaping Forward
What critics are saying about The Time Machine, Monsoon Wedding, All About the Benjamins, Moulin Rouge, recent war films, and teen sex in the movies
The Second Coming of E.T.
an alien Christ figure back to the big screen. Does the movie still work 20 years later? Plus: Critical responses to Blade 2, Taliesin Jones, Sorority Boys, 40 Days and 40 Nights, and Death to Smoochy. And what's this about a revival in Hollywood?
Sweet Home Stereotypes
What religious and mainstream critics are saying about The Magdalene Sisters, Sweet Home Alabama, The Tuxedo, Igby Goes Down, Trapped, 8 Women, and The Four Feathers
Hobbits, Wizards, and Rappers
A new version of The Fellowship of the Ring fills gaps and offers surprises. Plus what religious critics are saying about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 8 Mile, Femme Fatale, Far from Heaven, The Santa Clause 2, Family Fundamentals, and the film
'Not Just Another Holocaust Movie'
Religious press critics review The Pianist, Just Married, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Love Liza, Max, and other highly acclaimed recent releases. Plus: Criticizing Left Behind, and Regent U's controversial student films.
"Film Forum: Big-Screen Women Wrestle with Injustice, Mortality, Family Dynamics, and Chainsaws"
Critics review Veronica Guerin, Pieces of April, My Life Without Me, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Runaway Jury. Plus: More on The DaVinci Code, Intolerable Cruelty, Luther, Good Boy!, Kill Bill—Vol. 1, Mystic River, The Gospel of John, the DVD release
"Film Forum: Lions, Luther, and Living In This World"
"Director Tim McCanlies talks about Secondhand Lions. Plus: What Christian critics are saying about In This World, Luther, The Rundown, Duplex, Under the Tuscan Sun, American Splendor, The Gospel of John, and the Toronto and Vancouver film festivals"
To Be a Better Man
Big stars in big movies storm the box office, but little animated Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius stands up to the competition
Big Screen America
Critics' and readers' favorite movies for Independence Day, plus a review roundup for Mr. Deeds, Hey Arnold! and Men in Black 2.