Joan Allen

  • Film

    August 9, 2012
  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Film

    August 2, 2007

    A Star is Bourne (Again)

    Amnesiac-spy trilogy culminates in a thrilling Ultimatum

  • Summer Guide

    May 24, 2007

    Flick It

    Your guide to summer's hottest films

  • Culture

    March 22, 2007

    Girls Gone Mild

    Wasserstein's American Daughter soft-pedals feminism; interruptions cut short visit to A Small Planet

  • Film

    December 29, 2005

    Little Misses

    Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see.

  • Film

    July 7, 2005

    Could Be Verse

    A love story told in iambic pentameter? Yes, and yes again.

  • Film

    March 24, 2005

    Off Topic

    There isn't much going on in Campbell Scott's latest project

  • Film

    March 17, 2005

    Mad About It

    Costner and Allen are the upside to The Upside of Anger

  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    Tears in Heaven

    Need a love story to cry over? Leaf through The Notebook.

  • Film

    October 16, 2003

    Saint Veronica

    A slick remake of a barely fictionalized biopic renders Irish reporter Guerin's story as Hollywood truth

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    For Our Homies

    Plus: Kaboom, Edited for Content

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    Home Unsweet Home

    When a Garland nursing center started to slip, a group of concerned sons and daughters decided to do something about it. The management had other ideas.

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Double Features

    A top-20 list, otherwise known as how to cop out and avoid picking just 10 films

  • Film

    October 12, 2000

    The Offender

    The Contender is a candidate for the year's most high-minded trash

  • Film

    October 22, 1998

    Color guard

    Sneaky social satire Pleasantville changes the '50s from vanilla to tutti-frutti

  • Film

    October 30, 1997

    After the revolution

    Sexual liberation comes to the suburbs in The Ice Storm

  • Film

    July 3, 1997

    Hurray for Holly-Woo

    When John Woo says 'Action!' it takes on a whole new meaning

  • Film

    June 26, 1997

    Twin towers

    Travolta and Cage reveal Face/Off is more than skin-deep

  • Film

    December 19, 1996

    Proctor and Ramble

    The cinematic version of The Crucible is soap opera with a message

  • Film

    May 2, 1996

    Women, on the verge

    Studios and audiences are embracing an overdue trend: female-empowerment films

  • Film

    December 21, 1995

    A tale of two Tricky Dicks

    Two Richards--Nixon and Lancaster--plus one Oliver--prove that power corrupts absolutely