January 2005

Dear Robert DeNiro, For the sake of other living screen legends and film fans everywhere, please do another American Express commercial when you are short on cash, and not another full-length feature that insults the intelligence of all involved, especially the audience. Your new suspense thriller “Hide and Seek” made me very sad and uncomfortable, [...]

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There’s a cameo in “Ocean’s Twelve” where Topher Grace plays himself as a bratty, self-important actor apologizing to Brad Pitt for trashing his property after an all-nighter. In reference to “In Good Company,” he tells Pitt, “I totally phoned in that Dennis Quaid movie.” The real joke, however, is that that Dennis Quaid movie is [...]

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Top 10 Movies of 2004

by Eric Melin on January 1, 2005

in Top 10s

Is there an accurate way to sum up the entire past year in movies? No, there never truly is, but now is the time of the year that movie critics and entertainment reporters try do just that. It certainly was the year of the unexpected blockbusters, as independently released films like “The Passion of the [...]

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