The Pod on Cinderella Man:
Cinderella Man, starring Russell Crowe and directed by Ron Howard, is a thrilling piece of work. No, more than thrilling. I left the screening room this afternoon exhilarated, moved, excited, stirred and overwhelmed, convinced that Cinderella Man is one of the best movies ever made”
Pod on War of the Worlds
Just back from seeing it. Fantastic–fantastic–first hour. Incredibly powerful, involving, scary, exhilarating. Then, unfortunately, Tim Robbins shows up and nearly wrecks it. Cruise is pretty good. Dakota Fanning, as his daughter, is sensational. Ending stinks. But man, that first hour. Wow
Roger Ebert sleeps peacefully tonight, his job secure….