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Ken Tucker

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.