Director Ivan Reitman beats 'Friends With Benefits' to the punch, but this Natalie Portman-Ashton Kutcher romantic comedy fails to connect the dots to create a meaningful picture of life and love in the new social network. Grade: D.
Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl beat Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in the summer race to the 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' box-office derby, but 'Killers,' with Tom Selleck in a supporting role as Heigl's nebbishly over-protective father, feels like a pilot for a 1980s television series rather than a would-be summer action comedy. Grade: D-.
Longtime Hollywood director Garry Marshall's latest is yet another date
movie that's less than the sum of its parts. The sheer number of A-list
actors involved spells trouble. With half as many subplots, the filmmakers might have been able to keep the plates of passion spinning atop their spindly knees. Grade: C.