All Good Things: A wealthy real estate developer (Ryan Gosling) defies his father (Frank Langella) with his life choices and later is suspected in the disappearance of his wife (Kirsten Dunst). There's potential in the true-crime story, but the film is implausible.
- Kenneth Burns
Fair Game: Sean Penn and Naomi Watts turn in a pair of topnotch performances as columnist/politico Joseph Wilson and his wife, Valerie Plame, the covert CIA field operative outed by the Bush administration after Wilson exposed fabrications in their rush into the Iraq War.
- Marc Savlov