“Knowing” Remarks from Ebert and… Well… Others

Roger Ebert bothered many film critics and moviegoers when he turned in a four-star review of Alex Proyas's new film Knowing. Today, he's defending his rave review.Meanwhile, Christianity Today's review was posted last week -- more high praise.But that review inspired backlash too. Here are a few of my favorite lines from the comments of CT Movies readers: "Although there are some shorts which may show a little cleavage, it's never done sexually..." Shorts which show cleavage? I've … [Read more...]

I(‘m not impressed with), Robot

I'm giving I-Robot a B-.The story is decent, focused, stronger than I expected. The film is basically a collision of Minority Report, A.I. (Artificial Intelligence), and Enemy of the State. It's not as good as any of those movies, even though its has a more solidly constructed plot than A.I., and a more satisfying conclusion than Minority Report. It doesn't hold a candle to director Alex Proyas's previous foray into science fiction, the brilliant Dark City. … [Read more...]