David Edelstein

David Edelstein is Slate's film critic. You can read his reviews in "Reel Time" and in "Movies." He can be contacted at slatemovies@slate.com.

Reel Time
May 27 2005 8:13 AMToy BoyAdam Sandler can't support the shoulder pads in The Longest Yard, plus readers choose the oddest cinematic couplings.
Movies
May 17 2005 7:42 PMThe Passion of the SithI dream of Jedi.
Reel Time
May 6 2005 11:42 AMPsycho 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.
Movies
April 28 2005 4:23 PMDon't PanicThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is smart, if not earth-shattering, fun.
Reel Time
April 21 2005 4:09 PMDa-Doo Enron-Ron plus Critic for Sale!Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room delivers smarting blows.
Reel Time
April 15 2005 4:08 PMAmity and EnmityViolence, Violations, and Kung Fu Hustles
Reel Time
March 31 2005 3:54 PMCinematic Comedy CARE Package, plus Lipstick and DynamiteWhat readers would most like Woody Allen to watch--lady wrestlers?
Reel Time
March 25 2005 10:57 AMThe Human ComedyCan we send Woody Allen a comedy CARE package? Plus, Miss Congeniality 2.
Movies
March 17 2005 7:05 PMThe Tin WoodmanAllen loses his ear, again, in Melinda and Melinda.
Reel Time
March 11 2005 2:37 PMClanks a MillionRobots plus Millions, In My Country, Hostage, The Upside of Anger, and a new reader contest!
Movies
March 3 2005 6:50 PMItalian for BeginnersThe restless youth of TheBest of Youth.
Dialogues
Feb. 28 2005 8:34 AMWe Called It
Reel Time
Feb. 25 2005 5:44 PMTarantino With a Social ConscienceJan Hrebejk's Up and Down; plus, Diary of a Mad Black Woman.
Reel Time
Feb. 18 2005 4:28 PMDo You Feel Holy, Punk?Keanu Reeves in Constantine. Plus, Imaginary Heroes.
Movies
Feb. 10 2005 5:05 PMDeep Throat Comes AgainA new documentary on the porn sensation.
Reel Time
May 20 2005 8:09 PMHell Is Other PeoplePaul Schrader's Exorcist prequel, Mark Wexler's Haskell memoir, plus a new reader contest
Reel Time
May 13 2005 8:19 AMDoggy StyleJet Li is a sweetie monster in Unleashed, and we're still fonda Fonda in Monster-in-Law.
Movies
May 5 2005 8:45 PMCrash and FizzleGood intentions, lousy delivery in Crash and Kingdom of Heaven.
Movies
April 21 2005 5:02 PMLost in TranslationThe Interpreter is all high-minded stodginess and no thrills.
Movies
April 14 2005 6:32 PMChristians, Pedophiles, and Abortion ClinicsPalindromes, just another Todd Solondz movie.
Reel Time
April 4 2005 6:04 PMTunnel VisionKontroll, a flashy Hungarian subway sort-of thriller
Movies
March 31 2005 3:07 PMBloodsportThe genius of Sin City.
Movies
March 24 2005 4:35 PMThe Upside of AngerHow to make a great revenge flick: Oldboy.
Reel Time
March 16 2005 8:51 AMTwist and PoutReaders in a twist over twist endings, plus TheRing Two.
Reel Time
March 4 2005 4:03 PMNot CoolF. Gary Gray's lame sequel to Get Shorty; plus, The Jacket.
Dialogues
Feb. 28 2005 12:00 PMRock of Ages
Dialogues
Feb. 27 2005 3:43 PMEast-Coast Oscar Predictions
Dialogues
Feb. 24 2005 6:58 PMOscar Baby?
Movies
Feb. 16 2005 7:14 PMTender MerciesTwo exceptional new films: Nobody Knows and Assisted Living.
Reel Time
Feb. 11 2005 5:30 PMArthur Miller, 1915-2005Plus, will Gil Cates ban Oscar acceptance speeches?

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