John Carlen with Sonny co-star Mena SuvariJohn Carlen does not rank among Hollywood's best-known screenwriters; though he'd been working in the business since 1978, when he served as a technical adviser on Ulu Grosbard's Straight Time, his most famous script was for Nic Cage's critically savaged ... More >>
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
Spun spins cranky youths into an American freak show
American Pie 2 is sweet trash that tastes good the next day
Someone Like You takes a good idea like "adult romantic comedy" and lifts its leg all over it
It's too easy, but here goes: This movie's a Loser. Sorry.
Or: Where in the hell are Three Kings and Election?
Kevin Spacey is riveting in the year's most harrowing, horrific feel-good story