James Cromwell

  • Film

    October 16, 2008

    W. Reminds Us of What We'd Rather Forget

    Oliver Stone assigns motive to Dubya's m.o., but at this point, who cares?

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    Beating the Bushes With Ollie Stone

    Among the myriad chuckles from yesterday's Los Angeles Times piece on the making of W, Oliver Stone's biopic concerning once and future Dallas resident George W. Bush, was this note: Major League Baseball refused to cooperate with the production. Don't know how that will effect references to the Tex ... More >>

  • Film

    August 2, 2007
  • Film

    October 19, 2006

    Royal Pains

    How the British monarchy survived the death

    of the people's princess

  • Film

    July 15, 2004

    Sacrificing Isaac

    I, Robot owes little to Asimov and much to prior sci-fi cinema

  • Film

    May 30, 2002

    Nuke It

    It's up to Ben Affleck to save the world, and that's The Sum of All Fears

  • Film

    May 23, 2002

    Horse Opera

    A cartoon saddled with Bryan Adams songs has no Spirit at all

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    Star trek

    Clint Eastwood directs a crew of veterans in his most engaging film in years

  • Film

    December 9, 1999

    The pardon

    Death row is a beautiful, brutal place along The Green Mile

  • Film

    June 17, 1999

    Feel the force

    John Travolta can feel your presence -- what's that all about?

  • Film

    May 7, 1998

    Road to ruin

    Deep Impact is a feel-good disaster movie

  • Film

    January 1, 1998

    On the fringes

    Most of the year's best films were from the outside looking in

  • Film

    September 18, 1997

    Police brutality

    The terrific L.A. Confidential captures our worst suspicions of how the world works

  • Film

    September 11, 1997

    City of angles

    How Curtis Hanson turned James Ellroy's epic crime novel L.A. Confidential into one of the year's best films

  • Calendar

    January 9, 1997
  • Film

    December 26, 1996

    Bottoms up!

    Larry Flynt doesn't go all the way to bad taste

  • Film

    July 27, 1995

    Spicy pork surprise

    The kiddie pig flick Babe sticks to your ribs