Max and the gang's all here, but Spike Jonze can't quite get the spirit of the Wild Things on screen.
Joe Wright turns a beloved L.A. Times series into schlock.
Art imitates life imitating art in Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York
Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, Hamlet 2 is simply tragic
A look back at the year's best, worst, and most interesting films
Playing down-on-her-luck, Amy Ryan's star rises.
Sean Penn delivers a soulful road movie that doesn't go all hippie-dippy
A second, slimmer Capote movie fails to improve on its predecessor.
In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing
The daughter of a hippie recluse grows to see the world her own way
All talk and little action, The Interpreter doesn't even make sense
Simone pairs Pacino and Niccol in metaphorical mishap
Soderbergh shoots in digital and hits the target: Hollywood
The loving and loathing of a poofy rhino informs Death to Smoochy
Being John Malkovich