Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro recruited Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand for Meet the Fockers, the sequel to their 2000 hit Meet the Parents, but more starpower doesn't result in more laughs. My take on this visit to the in-laws is now up at Slant magazine.
Meet the Fockers (Slant magazine)
Meanwhile, Sean Penn is driven to Taxi Driver extremes by Richard Nixon in The Assassination of Richard Nixon. My filmcritic.com review sifts through the carnage.
The Assassination of Richard Nixon (filmcritic.com)
Also, new reviews of My Boss's Daughter, Unforgiven, and A Love Song for Bobby Long can be found below.
And later this week, I'll be back with my second, more high-profile Top Ten list.