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David Edelstein

August 11, 2008 | The Movie Review

Pineapple Express will make you laugh. But so does most pot.

August 20, 2007 | The Movie Review
Baby, You’re a Star. No, Really. That’s Your Role.

Stardust overcomes the silly obstacles it sets for itself. Plus: Leo’s scary documentary.

July 21, 2008 | The Movie Review
Bat Out of Hell

They don’t make superhero franchises much darker than this.

December 24, 2007 | The Movie Review
It’s a Gusher!

Oil, blood, Iran, and the CIA: Four year-end films worth the trip outdoors.

August 13, 2007 | The Movie Review
See Sickness

Pass the Dramamine, hold the popcorn: It’s the new Bourne flick.

July 30, 2007 | The Movie Review
The No-Spin Zone

Ice-cold facts illuminate the Iraq documentary No End in Sight. Plus: Dissent isn’t what it used to be.

February 25, 2008 | The Movie Review
Leap Into the Void

Jumper and Be Kind Rewind dive headlong into our headspace.

January 4, 2010 | The Movie Review
Nasty Boys

Robert Downey Jr. brightens a grim Sherlock; Michael Haneke’s White Ribbon is just a grind.

December 10, 2007 | The Movie Review
Melodrama in Distress

Atonement should make amends to Ian McEwan. Plus: Juno, a teen flick run amok.

November 5, 2007 | The Movie Review
High and Dry

American Gangster is oddly bloodless.

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