The busts and bullets of The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers is an aging tale, which most everyone already knows the basics of, even if they’ve never seen or read an adaptation before now.

The sucker-punches of Real Steel

In the near future of Real Steel, human boxing has lost its appeal, and in its place has risen an industry of new warriors, those who build, train, and control humanoid robot boxers for the ring.

The leaps of Captain America

20th Century Fox has re-released its 1992 version of Captain America in the hopes of attracting the legions of new fans who enjoyed watching the most recent iteration of the superhero story.

The hand-wringing and hand-washing of Contagion

Contagion is a well-wrought cautionary tale.

Ronan the Barbarian

We haven’t gotten a great fantasy movie in quite a while, and Conan doesn’t change that. It’s not a terrible film, as most other critics seem to want you to believe so far, but it also falls way short of the marks it set for itself.

The windows of Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Is it too early to declare 'film of the year'?

The bracelets and sidearms of Cowboys & Aliens

The new film, loosely based on the graphic novel, is a rousing adventure, but don’t put your thinking caps on.

The shield and ice of Captain America: The First Avenger

The newest Marvel film certainly does not disappoint.

The battles and flames of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

As the culmination of an eight film series, they could have easily just phoned in the whole movie. A legion of fans would have come to see this film no matter what they'd done with it.

Why The Tree of Life isn't sci-fi

The newspaper synopses of The Tree of Life call it sci-fi. Well, that's not exactly right.

The primes and pouty lips of Transformers: Dark of the Moon

The third Transformers film is the best of them.