Picks and Pans Review: Now Playing

UPDATED 08/31/2009 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 08/31/2009 at 01:00 AM EDT

>SHORTS Director-writer Robert Rodriguez (Spy Kids) stumbles with a not especially funny, special-effects-heavy comedy about kids who find a magic rock. (PG)


WORLD'S GREATEST DAD Robin Williams (below), an effective actor when not trying too hard, shines as a would-be writer in an acrid dark comedy. (R)

bgwhite bgwhite   

MY ONE AND ONLY In an agreeable comedy inspired by George Hamilton's real-life youth, a fading southern belle (Renée Zellweger, below) travels cross-country with two teenage sons. (PG-13)

bgwhite bgwhite   

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine


From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters