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MWB Repost: "Fantastic Four" Good Buildup, Weak Climax

Dr. Doom in "Fantastic Four"

Here's a repost of my review for "Fantastic Four" on


Roger Ebert's last movie review was a thumbs-up

Fittingly, Roger Ebert's last movie review was of a film he thoroughly enjoyed. The esteemed critic died Thursday at age 70, and his longtime employer, the Chicago Sun-Times published his final review in Sunday's paper.


Jobs movie opens to mixed reviews

A movie about the early life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs premiered Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival to mixed reviews, with some critics saying it presents a fawning, one-sided portrait of the late tech icon.


'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Reviews Roundup

The Hobbit

The embargo on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey reviews has been lifted, so a number of publications have published theirs online. And surprise! They're not all raves and a number of the critics have issues with the high frame rate (HFR) version of the movie. As of this writing, An Unexpected Journey is 73% at Rotten Tomatoes. Check them out below.


'Zero Dark Thirty' Reviews: Kathryn Bigelow's Osama Bin Laden Movie Praised By Critics

Zero Dark Thirty

Geronimo. After months of anticipation, Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," a procedural about the hunt for and killing of Osama Bin Laden, screened for critics and Oscar watchers in New York and Los Angeles on Sunday night. The early words? Strong, thoughtful, cynical, academic and intense.


Buttercast: Jeff and Sara Talk 'Skyfall'


In this edition, Jeff and Sara will be giving their thoughts on Skyfall, the latest James Bond movie that is currently playing in theaters everywhere. If you prefer, you can also read Jeff and Sara's written reviews.


Nolan defends fans angry over 'Knight' reviews

Director Christopher Nolan is defending fans irate over negative reviews of "The Dark Knight Rises." While the final piece of Nolan's "Dark Knight" trilogy has gotten mostly positive reviews, a few critics, including The Associated Press' Christy Lemire, gave it a negative review. Fan response to those critics became so venomous on the review aggregator site that it suspended user comments late Monday.


Rotten Tomatoes suspends comments on 'Dark Knight'

The Dark Knight Rises

The aggregating Web site suspended user comments on movie reviews of "The Dark Knight Rises" after commenters reacted harshly to negative reviews of the film and made profane and threatening remarks about the critics who wrote them.


More 'Dark Knight Rises' Reactions; One Not So Glowing This Time

The Dark Knight Rises

There was a press screening last Friday and word got out that after the movie was over, those in attendance gave the movie a standing ovation. While standing ovations are not uncommon after screenings, especially as a courtesy to the filmmakers for their work on the final film of a beloved franchise, it was the reaction to the movie that was noteworthy.


'Prometheus' Reviews Are Out! Great Visuals But Story May Leave A Few Feeling Lost


Ridley Scott's Prometheus had its world premiere in London yesterday and the reviews are out with or without Fox's blessings. Read them below. While most of the reviews are overwhelming postive, gushing about the visuals in particular, there are a couple that mentioned the muddled narrative that didn't fully answer all the questions it posed.


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