The Profit of Doom.

The Profit of Doom.

The Profit of Doom.

Highlights from the week in criticism.
Oct. 21 2005 5:27 PM

The Profit of Doom

I see bad reviews, big box office ahead for the latest video-game movie.

In this week's audio-only Summary Judgment, Mark Jordan Legan sums up how the critics feel about three new releases: North Country, a drama starring Charlize Theron and based on the true story of sexual harassment in Minnesota; Shopgirl, starring Steve Martin and based on his best-selling novella; and Doom, yet another movie that tries to distill the experience of a video game into a passive 100-minute movie.

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