Donkey KongsYour film critic defends himself from charges of knee-jerk liberalism and racism.
Girl FlightAeon Flux doesn't suck
Silver ShowersSarah Silverman's great geysers of filth.
In the Mood for MooCow eyes and little else in Steve Martin's Shopgirl.
24-Carrot BlissWallace & Gromit cheese off a Were-Rabbit, Clooney has a Good Night, and Baumbach harpoons a squid and a whale.
Some Children Left BehindKids get the shaft in Flightplan and Oliver Twist
Man OverboardJackson and Levy play dumb; plus, the blithe idiocy of Bob Denver.
Bugging OutIn praise of the tantalizing beauties of Junebug.
Remake My DayNew singers, new songs on The Bad News Bears,and The Beat That My Heart Skipped
Dark Water Runs Deep; Fantastic Four Ain'tA marvelous horror and a horrible Marvel
Girls, Uncorrupted and Compromised as HellAlice Wu's delightful Saving Face and the moving The Girl in the Café. Plus, entertaining Judy Miller.
Christmas in JulyIn praise of Miranda July's sublime Me and You and Everyone We Know
Deeply Felt—or Holbrook?The nebulous center of All the President's Men.
Hell Is Other PeoplePaul Schrader's Exorcist prequel, Mark Wexler's Haskell memoir, plus a new reader contest
Psycho Killer, Qu'Est-Ce Que C'est?House of Wax would be grotesque even without Paris Hilton, plus Funny Ha Ha is a haunting original.
Kimono DragonsOnly the bitchery clicks in Memoirs of a Geisha. Plus, a splendidly intimate Narnia.
The Living GallCraig Lucas' hateful Dying Gaul. Plus, Walk the Line never wobbles.
Laugh Laugh Scream ScreamThe Legend of Zorro and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang teeter deftly between giggles and thrills. Plus, Mr. Sulu and The Weather Man.
For Your Eyes OnlyA preview of the new James Bond.
Fire, Fly With MeFlipping for Joss Whedon's Serenity and Carroll Ballard's Duma.
Death Becomes HimTim Burton's gorgeous nightmares, plus penguin love.
Drive-in DelightsSkeletons and virgins are even better outdoors.
Hazzard PayoffThese Dukes are made for crashing. Plus dead rockers and life-affirming penguins.
Treat or Trick?Hustle & Flow is mostly jive. Plus, a Bay window on The Island, and Spielberg's 9/11.
Programming the Slammer Film FestivalReaders choose the most enlightening fare for Judith Miller.
Sam I'm NotNora Ephron's Bewitched is a weak brew.
Jolie GoodAngelina and Brad bask in each other's starlight. Plus, Remembering Anne Bancroft.
Toy BoyAdam Sandler can't support the shoulder pads in The Longest Yard, plus readers choose the oddest cinematic couplings.
Doggy StyleJet Li is a sweetie monster in Unleashed, and we're still fonda Fonda in Monster-in-Law.
Da-Doo Enron-Ron plus Critic for Sale!Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room delivers smarting blows.