Ten years ago, the virtual world of The Thirteenth Floor was overshadowed by The Matrix. Both are fun films that stand the test of time.
Showbits bloggers' thoughts on films they've just seen, both new and old.
Simon Pegg Goes the Distance
Run Fatboy Run features Simon Pegg competing against Hank Azaria in a British marathon. Viewers who make it to the finish line will be rewarded with a fun film.
The Straight Story
David Lynch of Twin Peaks fame brings us The Straight Story, Disney's true tale of Alvin Straight and his 250-mile journey — on a John Deere riding lawnmower.
Every Panda Was Kung Fu Fighting
Kung Fu Panda follows the standard formula of martial arts action comedy, yet succeeds with exemplary animated action and witty dialogue.
Right on the Button
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, despite being a sad tale similar to Forrest Gump, is a marvel for both Brad Pitt and CGI.
In the Australian film December Boys, Daniel Radcliffe plays an orphan. The similarities with Harry Potter end there.
Are You Watching Closely?
The Prestige stars Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale as feuding illusionists, roles that show their ability to be more than superheroes.
In Shattered Glass, Hayden Christensen plays Stephen Glass, the reporter who in 1998 was caught fabricating entire stories for The New Republic magazine.