John Travolta

8

Great

Carrie (1976) review (Blu-ray)

I can see your dirty pillows. Everyone will.Breasts, mama. They're called breasts. And every woman has them.

10

Superb

Blow Out review (Blu-ray)

Despite some ecstatic notices upon release (notably from Pauline Kael and Roger Ebert), Blow Out was a commercial flop.

8

Great

Savages review (Blu-ray)

When the film opens with a masked figure going Henry-the-eighth on three handcuffed guys with a chainsaw, rarely do you expect a comedy.

6

Fair

From Paris With Love review (Blu-ray)

James Reece (Meyers) is personal aide to the US Ambassador in Paris. He’s also low-level CIA and secretly fancies himself as a bit of James Bond type.

0

Old Dogs review ½

Inane, witless, excruciating - there, that's all you need to know about this wretched "comedy" that was rightly up for a number of razzies this year.

5

Average

From Paris With Love

James Reece (Meyers) is personal aide to the US Ambassador in Paris. He’s also low-level CIA and secretly fancies himself as a bit of James Bond type.

6

Fair

The Taking of Pelham 123 (Blu-ray)

Denzel Washington has a thing for hostage negotiation scenarios: see John Q and Inside Man. Director Tony Scott has a thing for vehicles.

4

Poor

The Taking of Pelham 123

Denzel Washington has a thing for hostage negotiation scenarios: see John Q and Inside Man. Director Tony Scott has a thing for vehicles.

8

Great

Lonely Hearts

“You know what they say about cops and donuts,” quips Salma Hayek to James Gandolfini. “They’re only good when they have a hole in them.” This, coupled with Gandolfini’s retort...

10

Superb

Hairspray

Despite one of the more bizarre heritages of recent movies — it’s a film based on a musical based on a film — Hairspray defies logic to be one of...