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By all appearances, the broadcast television networks finally got the message that audiences are hungry for original programming even during summer months. What's more, they've learned to do it with relatively inexpensive programming. Just look at the...
- denotes a movie to watch. "Lost Souls" (director: Janusz Kaminski). More devilish doings, with Winona Ryder trying to save the world from the Satanic invasion of Ben Chaplin'sbody. The director is Spielberg's cinematographer and a local Columbia...
The period from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day is the busiest moviegoing time of the year. To take advantage of this annual rush to the theaters -- as well as to draw maximum attention to Oscar-aspiring films -- the studios cram many of their high-...
denotes winner Performance by an actor in a leading role Walter Matthau as Willy Clark in THE SUNSHINE BOYS Ray Stark Production; MGM Jack Nicholson as Randal Patrick McMurphy in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST A Fantasy Films Production; UA Al...
Courant TV CriticHospitals, morgues, courtrooms and nostalgia - that's where you'll again find most of the action in the new television season. Cops and hospitals. Hospitals and cops. It's a topical cul-de-sac on TV, where the highest-rated shows in recent...
Times Staff WriterAs "The Pacifier" opens, Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe (Vin Diesel) attempts a daring rescue of a kidnapped scientist. Single-handedly, Wolfe scoops up the man from a cabin cruiser and hauls him aboard a helicopter when all hell breaks loose. The next thing...
TRIBUNE MOVIE CRITIC1½ stars (out of 4) Vin Diesel tries to follow in the "Kindergarten Cop" footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger in "The Pacifier," and the Governator has nothing to worry aboutat least on the movie front. A dopey Disney Pictures family comedy about a...
Tags: Ice Cube, Family, Armed Forces, Brad Garrett, Max Thieriot
TIMES STAFF WRITERMonday January 29, 1996 "Big Bully" is the right story in the wrong mold, raising more questions than it is prepared to deal with. Its makers try to shoehorn into the family comedy genre a decidedly dark--and actually quite pertinent--story about...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday May 3, 1996 Don't be put off by "The Pallbearer's" tell-nothing title and its yucky trailer selling it as a klunky dark comedy. It is, in fact, a tender, emotion-charged romantic comedy in which pain and humor intermingle in ever-shifting...
FOR THE TIMESFriday October 18, 1996 How many people are there in the United States whose entire lives revolve around characters and events in a neighborhood bar? The census takers don't provide that particular demographic, but surely there are millions. And had...
Tags: Chloe Sevigny, Mark Boone Junior, Long Island, Family, Death
FOR THE TIMESMonday June 2, 1997 You have to wonder what in the name of Curly Howard possessed acting powerhouses Joe Pesci and Danny Glover to play a pair of minus numbers from Jersey in "Gone Fishin,' " a mirthless, graceless slapstick comedy with little to...
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