10 Bad Movies (That Could Have Been Good With Just One Change)

By Charlie Jane Anders and Katharine Trendacosta. Netflix is a crapshoot. Your local movie theater is a garbage scow. Most movies barely manage to be so bad they're good. But what's really annoying is when you can just see how a movie could have been decent. Here are 10 films that really could have been good, if you… » 3/21/13 10:21am 3/21/13 10:21am

You're Superhuman! So How Do You Save A Kid From Bullies?

Won't somebody think of the bullied kids? They're everywhere, including several of this summer's biggest movies. Everywhere you look, kids are roughed up, getting robbed of their lunch money, having their car keys tossed in a sewer (in Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem). Even Shia got hassled by jocks in last summer's » 7/11/08 4:30pm 7/11/08 4:30pm

Does Anybody Want To See Eddie Murphy's Little Man?

What's going on with Meet Dave, Eddie Murphy's new scifi comedy? It's coming out July 11, and there's barely been a peep about it, aside from a trailer a while ago. No buzz, no press. And it doesn't sound as though it'll be screened for critics. Update: Actually, it is being screened after all. With a script co-written … » 7/02/08 1:56pm 7/02/08 1:56pm

Eddie Murphy Is The World's Lamest Spaceship

The basic plot idea of Eddie Murphy's next scifi movie is utterly brilliant, and has the potential to create an instant classic. But the execution, from Norbit director Brian Robbins, looks to be utterly awful. In Meet Dave (formerly known as Starship Dave), Murphy plays a starship shaped like a human, with a tiny crew … » 3/25/08 6:30am 3/25/08 6:30am