This 'Cradle' will rock the box office

by Michael Medved -- No, "Cradle 2 the Grave" doesn't qualify as a profound artistic achievement or a life-enhancing ornament to our civilization, but it so far exceeds all reasonable expectations that more…

God, generals and Ted Turner

by Michael Medved -- Dear Ted Turner, At this advanced stage of your long and complicated career you have finally crossed the line – making a contribution to your country and its more…

This year's Oscar idiocy

by Michael Medved -- If the Academy Award nominations have seldom seemed less exciting and relevant, it's not just because we're all distracted by terror alerts and the prospect of war. The more…

'Eva' delivers

by Michael Medved -- The new romantic comedy "Deliver Us From Eva" constitutes a pleasant surprise not only in terms of its solid entertainment value and skillful deployment of star power, but more…

'The Guru' of stupefying sleaze

by Michael Medved -- In Hollywood's bad-old-days of sexism and studio power, if a plum role went to an actress without visible talent or spectacular beauty, wags would ask rude questions about more…

'Hours' of 'Darkness'

by Michael Medved -- As if the January weather weren't depressing enough, Hollywood picks this chilly week to push two singularly somber films to underline the seasonal gloom. "Darkness Falls" features a more…

'Kangaroo' hijacked
to partisan agenda?

by Michael Medved -- A silly little movie called "Kangaroo Jack" poses an unexpected moral dilemma for conscientious filmgoers. The film itself qualifies as a competent if inconsequential comedy – good for more…

Millionaires in Congress: Danger to democracy?

by Michael Medved -- Editor's note: This is the last column of this series. Beginning next week, Michael will write a weekly movie review column appearing Friday.Should career success and financial security more…