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Kyle Smith

Kyle Smith is a film critic for the the New York Post. His website is at www.kylesmithonline.com.
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Britain’s Already Dead, It Just Hasn’t Been Buried Yet

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 - by Kyle Smith

Don’t be fooled by the pomp of the Queen’s royal Diamond Jubilee flotilla this weekend. Britain is a country rotting from the inside.

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England: It was Fun While It Lasted

Sunday, April 29th, 2012 - by Kyle Smith

Recessional.

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Gray Lady Up: Jill Abramson’s Reign Begins at the Times

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 - by Kyle Smith

Infighting, hypocrisy and anti-meritocracy prevail at the increasingly gynocratic Paper of Record.

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The Quotable Christopher Hitchens

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 - by Kyle Smith

The world’s cleverest child, a genius, or both? A new book rounds up the best of Hitchens' quotes.

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Is Ron Howard Afraid of Offending Muslims?

Friday, May 15th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

Angels & Demons is yet another example of Hollywood's unwillingness to show bad behavior on the part of even one Muslim. (Read John Nolte's review of Angels & Demons here.)

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Star Trek Meekly Goes Where Other Movies Have Gone Before

Friday, May 8th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

J.J. Abrams' film is a barely competent reboot of the Star Trek franchise.

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POTUS Ponderings: I Didn’t See the Economic Crisis Coming

Thursday, April 30th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

Obama's statements during last night's address confirm that he's like a weather forecaster who has never managed to accurately predict the weather but can’t stop making forecasts.

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Welcome to The Barack Obama Show!

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

TV's most expensive reality program hits prime time again tonight with the president's speech. Tune in only if you can afford it.

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The Soloist: Liberal Sentiment Flapping in the Wind

Friday, April 24th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

The Soloist has more American flags than Rocky IV, and each is there to tell us that we should hate Bush and/or America for neglecting the homeless.

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The First Puppy’s Inaugural Address

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

Bo, the new presidential pooch, confirms that the White House has gone to the dogs.

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Mia Farrow Launches Hunger Strike Over Darfur

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

Sudan's brutal dictator, Omar al-Bashir, won't care. The question is, why should we?

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Observe and Report: Breaking New Ground in Inappropriateness

Friday, April 10th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

The new film starring Seth Rogen is willing to go anywhere for a laugh.

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Monsters vs. Aliens: It Ain’t No Kung Fu Panda

Friday, March 27th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

This Dreamworks cartoon is as disposable as late-night sketch comedy.

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Eight Simple Ways to Liven Up This Year’s Academy Awards

Saturday, February 21st, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

How about planting a hidden microphone on Jack Nicholson? (Also read Roger L. Simon: Oscar Predictions: Do we need them? Does it matter? Is anybody watching?)

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The International: Hardly Credible But Still Intriguing

Friday, February 13th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

If ever there was a time to release a movie about a nefarious bank, it's now.

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He’s Just Not That Into You: And Neither Are We

Friday, February 6th, 2009 - by Kyle Smith

The phrase, the book, and the movie are all well past their amuse-by date.

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: A New American Classic?

Thursday, December 25th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

The dazzling film starring Brad Pitt will likely sweep the Oscars.

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Frost/Nixon Is a Revelation

Friday, December 5th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

Ron Howard's film is a compelling character study of the 37th president.

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Slumdog Millionaire: Best Film of the Year

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

It's more of an experience than a movie.

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Dirty Harry Makes Anti-Cop Movie

Friday, October 24th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

Clint Eastwood's Changeling doesn't portray police in a positive light.

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W. Is an Insult to 62 Million Voters

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

Oliver Stone's President Bush is a bumbler who drifted to the top and destroyed the world.

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Body of Lies: Unabashedly Unpatriotic

Friday, October 10th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

There's not much pro-American sentiment in Ridley Scott's latest thriller.

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Is The Rocker a Crowd Pleaser?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

Rainn Wilson's new comedy is as predictable as a Whitesnake song.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars — A Big Pile of Dooku

Friday, August 15th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

With each succeeding film, Lucas's franchise gets more diluted.

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Tropic Thunder Not Your Typical Vietnam Flick

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

Is the Ben Stiller comedy destined to become a classic — or is it just a gross-out movie?

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