'The Invention of Lying', a comedy starring Ricky Gervais and Jennifer Garner, offers some insightful commentary into truth, pretense, and religion.
Showbits bloggers' thoughts on films they've just seen, both new and old.
Jean-Claude Van Damme Is JCVD
Jean-Claude Van Damme stars in JCVD, a film about a has-been actor who robs a Belgian bank. But not all is as it seems, unfortunately.
Nothing Fishy about Ponyo
Ponyo, a Hayao Miyazaki anime film distributed in the USA by Walt Disney, is a family-friendly film similar to The Little Mermaid.
Harry Potter and the Half-Adapted Script
The film adaptation of JK Rowling's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has good acting and a great soundtrack but lacks the details of the novels.
Star Trek + ER + Buffy = The Librarian
TNT's third Librarian movie, The Curse of the Judas Chalice, has Jonathan Frakes directing Noah Wyle against vampires. How cool is that?
Chai Wallah Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire may be a typical rags-to-riches film, but it underscores what's important in life — even in the dire state of India.
A New Star Trek for a New Generation
Star Trek, directed by JJ Abrams and starring Chris Pine as Kirk and Zachary Quinto (and Leonard Nimoy) as Spock, is a successful, if dark, franchise reboot.
The Majestic Jim Carrey
The Majestic, directed by Frank Darabont, marked a turning point for actor Jim Carrey in his evolution as a serious actor.