Hollywood plunders meaning from the Holocaust — again.
No matter the run time and budget, Spike Lee's WWII drama is an epic bore.
Its very own temple of doom, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull digs Indy into a deep hole.
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House
Poseidon's second voyage yields a brand-new disaster
Spielberg's Munich rehashes a tale we've heard before
Spielberg's War hikes up the gore, and that ain't a bad thing
A nationalistic nightmare
Julianne Moore is memorable again in a movie that mostly isn't
Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9/11 comedy
Mel Gibson has a close encounter with God -- or just a mean E.T.
Spielberg's Minority Report gets good grades until the end
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.
As the movie industry contemplates a new age of computer-generated features, Berkeley's Phil Tippett fights to keep the art of special effects honest, messy, and true
A conversation with the makers of Blacks and Jews, a highlight of the 17th annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
At the Meetinghouse, the owner makes the rounds -- but leave your cell phone at home, please