Inept editing, gaping plot holes, unintentional absurdity: What more does an action movie need?
Shrek offers an amusing, if empty, fractured fairy tale
Michael Sragow finds eight good films, and countless condescending duds, in a year at the movies
A neo-noir, an Ur-neo-noir, and a black political satire color a pallid year of retreads, bogus events, and charity cases.
City Hall unravels in the attempt to sort out its story of money and murder