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Undisputed
"...Stevens, Wes Studi, Jon Seda, Michael Rooker, Peter Falk, Ving Rhames and Wesley Snipes. In film after film, director..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Baby Boy
"...Taraji P. Henson, Snoop Dogg, Tamara Laseon Bass and Ving Rhames. In Baby Boy, writer/director/producer John Singleton puts forth..."

June 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Just accept the mission and pass the popcorn
"...Starring: Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Alec Baldwin and Sean Harris...."

July 31, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Out of Sight
Soderbergh adapts Elmore Leonard in this caper movie that features great performances, gritty milieus, and clever creative flourishes.
"...Directed by: Steven Soderbergh. Starring: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Dennis Farina, Albert Brooks, Steve Zahn,..."

June 26, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Piranha 3DD
Barely a step above a second-tier Troma film, this is one catch you'd do well to throw back.
"...Panabaker, Matt Bush, David Koechner, Chris Zylka, Katrina Bowden, Ving Rhames, David Hasselhoff, Christopher Lloyd, Gary Busey and Jean-Luc..."

June 1, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dark Blue
"...Directed by: Ron Shelton. Starring: Kurt Russell, Scott Speedman, Ving Rhames, Brendan Gleeson, Michael Michele, Lolita Davidovich and Master..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Striptease
"...Andrew Bergman. Starring: Demi Moore, Burt Reynolds, Armand Assante, Ving Rhames, Robert Patrick, Paul Guilfoyle, Jerry Grayson and Rumer..."

July 5, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pulp Fiction
Tarantino's second feature film lights up the screen with the same blazing torch that it carries for the idea of the movies.
"...John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel, Ving Rhames, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Maria De Medeiros, Eric..."

Oct. 14, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

My AFF Friday
From a sunny barbecue to a film about the shrouded mysteries of Sonny Liston's boxing career in Phantom Punch to the comedy Shallow Grave that's just about as dark as they come
"...by racism and the mob’s grip on the sport. Ving Rhames plays Liston; Townsend introduced the film as “Ving..."

Oct. 19, 2008 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

October Previews
"...Patrick Flanery, Jerry O'Connell, Amanda Peet, Tara Reid, Ron Livingston, Emily Procter, Brad Rowe, Sybil Temchen...."

Sept. 10, 1999 Screens Feature

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...Over the last few years, restoring and reviving older movies for new theatrical runs has grown into..."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mission: Impossible – Fallout
Tom Cruise risks life and limb in one of the best missions yet
"...Starring: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames and Sean Harris...."

July 27, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
Jeremy Piven stars in this swift-moving, cynical, equal-opportunity offender about a team of used-car liquidators.
"...Directed by: Neal Brennan. Starring: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, James Brolin, David Koechner, Kathryn Hahn, Jordana Spiro,..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mission: Impossible Two
"...Starring: Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, John Polson, Anthony Hopkins, Ving Rhames and Tom Cruise. Your opinion on this John..."

May 26, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bringing Out the Dead
"...Martin Scorsese. Starring: Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, Tom Sizemore, Ving Rhames, John Goodman, Marc Anthony and Cliff Curtis. Even..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Con Air
"...Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi, Ving Rhames, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson and Rachel Ticotin. Based..."

June 13, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Father Figures
On a road to nowhere with Ed Helms and Owen Wilson
"...Lawrence Sher. Starring: Terry Bradshaw, Glenn Close, Ed Helms, Ving Rhames, J.K. Simmons, Christopher Walken, Katt Williams and Owen..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: Wild Boys
The Boy and other examinations of the pre-teen male mind
"...hotel manager, like his father. But there's something silently unnerving about the boy, as a sparse succession of guests..."

Aug. 26, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Won't Back Down
Two mad-as-hell mamas take back their public school from the bureaucrats and unions that seemingly enforce the status quo.
"...Emily Alyn Lind, Lance Reddick, Dante Brown, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Ving Rhames and Bill Nunn...."

Sept. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Piranha 3D
Finally, 3-D is being put to its optimum use. Who cares how it holds up as a remake?
"...Steven R. McQueen, Jerry O'Connell, Eli Roth, Kelly Brook, Ving Rhames, Christopher Lloyd, Jessica Szohr, Riley Steele and Paul..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Surrogates
Bruce Willis is a cop in a future society where human beings live in isolation and interact through robots.
"...Directed by: Jonathan Mostow. Starring: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Ving Rhames, Rosamund Pike, James Cromwell and Boris Kodjoe. In..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Coal for Your Stockings
A hard round-up of year-end hip-hop
"...brings out Hollywood’s A-List to guest star: Floyd Mayweather, Ving Rhames, Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, and Spike Lee all..."

Dec. 19, 2008 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Austin Film Festival 2008 Jury award Winners
Wrap Sheet: Scenes from AFF '08
"...champ Sonny Liston, a project he described as star "Ving Rhames' baby."..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Screens Feature

Austin Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
AFF's finalized lineup
"...“How to Be” (UK, 83 min.) Writer/Director: Oliver Irving Cast: Robert Pattinson, Rebecca Pidgeon, Powell Jones, Alisa Arnah,..."

Sept. 24, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Newest Adam Sandler comedy Chuck & Larry is a movie full of weak moments, contrived to the point of painful, that quickly turns from wild farce to gay-agenda movie.
"...Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Dan Aykroyd, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Richard Chamberlain, Lance Bass, Dave Matthews,..."

July 20, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Idlewild
OutKast has been operating as two separate and distinct musical personas for at least three years now, and Idlewild unwisely continues this trend into the cinematic realm.
"...André Benjamin, Antwan A. Patton, Paula Patton, Terrence Howard, Ving Rhames, Faizon Love, Malinda Williams, Macy Gray, Ben Vereen..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
Lots of midseason premieres in March. So, without much fuss, here's what's coming up ...
"...screeners of the aforementioned The Office, Kojak (USA) starring Ving Rhames, and Eyes (ABC), a new detective drama focusing..."

March 4, 2005 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Dawn of the Dead
It's hard to keep a good zombie down.
"...Directed by: Zack Snyder. Starring: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Mekhi Phifer, Ty Burrell, Michael Kelly..."

March 26, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wish You Were Here
Snapshots from the 2002 Austin Film Festival.
"..."like bad Chekhov"), and cheeky impersonations of Nicolas Cage, Ving Rhames, and Christopher Walken. As for tricks of the..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Screens Feature

Summer Film Calendar
Your month-to-month guide to summer film
"...N the Hood, about a single father (Tyrese) still living with his mother.JUNE 29A.I. (see Summer Film Previews)..."

May 25, 2001 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

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