- July 18, 2005 | Television Review
- Rooting for Lefty
'The Situation’s' Rachel Maddow outshines host Tucker Carlson, ﬁnally giving liberals a feisty voice.
- June 29, 2005 | Movie Review
- Smart Attack
Ken Tucker praises Spielberg's blockbuster as "the first serious post-9/11 sci-fi movie."
- July 4, 2005 | Feature
- Small is Beautiful
Four smart alternatives to the summer blockbuster.
- July 4, 2005 | Movie Review
- Salem's Flop
Will Ferrell wastes his career momentum, and Nora Ephron her acute talents, on Bewitched.
- June 27, 2005 | Feature
- New York Screen: Paramount Before the Code
'Girls About Town' is a highlight of Film Forum’s raucous new series “Paramount Before the Code,” a four-week trot starting June 24 through many of the racier movies made before the Hollywood Production Code clamped down on depictions of boozing, infidelity, and a fetishistic obsession with garter belts.
- June 27, 2005 | Movie Review
- Big Shoes to Fill
David LaChapelle’s vigorous documentary Rize captures L.A.’s latest hip-hop craze—clown costumes included.
- June 20, 2005 | Movie Review
- Quiet Riot
The lovely Howl's Moving Castle rises above its shrieking, lowbrow kiddie-cartoon competitors.
- June 13, 2005 | Feature
- Minority Report
A defense of Tom Cruise in his time of troubles.
- June 13, 2005 | Movie Review
- Love Among the Ruins
Brangelina heats up the screen with violent chemistry, but Batman fails to save the day.
- June 6, 2005 | Movie Review
- Worldwide Pants
The charming Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants speaks to teenage girls in their own language.