How a badly troubled script doomed Spider-Man 4
Nora Ephron captures the earthly delights found in Julia Childs cookbook and autobiography
Just Another Ho-Hum Romantic Comedy at Best.
James Bond, neither shaken nor stirred
Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly Get Relational
Sibling rivalry can be a heady affair
Also, In the Shadow of the Moon, The Hunting Party and more
Teetotaling with Jonah Hill and Michael Cera
The awful truth about Nancy Meyers
Fast Food Nation and For Your Consideration pillory American excess
Casino Royale gambles with Daniel Craig
Sofia Coppolas fashionably slight Marie Antoinette
Jake Gyllenhaal's ride to nowhere?
Albert Brooks phones in the jokes
Despite critical raves, Carroll Ballard’s Duma may go quietly into the night
Mike Nichols can’t polish Closer to a shine
Discovering Jayson Blair
Depending on whom you ask, stem-cell research is either a medical godsend or further proof that God is dead.
The metafictional mayhem in — and behind — Spike Jonze's Adaptation
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have made an unlikely pop masterpiece by singing bittersweet songs of salvation that could have only been born in L.A.
Sandler runs with Punch-Drunk Love (plus Bowling for Columbine)
None to be had in Fincher’s Panic Room
From ad fab to d.o.a.
Artists, contracts and money
Why is Hollywood so full of whores?
Charlie’s Angels and The World’s Greatest Sinner
Sounding for echoes in Hollow Man
Michael Almereyda’s Great Dane
Screenwriter Susannah Grant
As election eve approaches, see who opposes the charter — and why
Fourteen hours riding shotgun with the director of Rushmore
Carson meets Michael Ovitz
Shanghai's haunted fun