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Zap2It.comGetting kicked in the chest isn't easy on anybody, but the big surprise is that Jackie Chan is still reeling from his recent stunt mishap. The 51-year-old actor admits that he's having difficulty performing after a stuntman wearing the wrong shoes kicked...
Zap2It.comViewers can watch it for the articles. According to Variety, notoriously freewheeling director Brett Ratner is in place to direct "Playboy," a biopic about legendarily freewheeling magazine founder Hugh Hefner. Written by John Hoffman, "Playboy" is...
Tags: Eddie Murphy, Oliver Stone, Dave Chappelle , Brett Ratner, Jamie Foxx
Zap2It.comFrom now on, whenever you think of Nazis hiding out in Brazil, you can think of Brett Ratner. According to both industry trade papers, New Line has recruited the "Rush Hour" director to oversee an entirely unnecessary remake of Franklin J. Schaffner's...
Zap2It.comRichard Donner's "16 Blocks" is a bare-bones thriller with no time for extraneous surprises, character depth or action. If "16 Blocks" had been made without stars, with a lower budget, without a recognizable and admired director, it might have played...
Tags: Hugh Laurie, Eddie Griffin, Mos Def, Movies, Literature
WHO says there are too many sequels? Certainly not the movie studios. In addition to new installments in the "Spider-Man," "Shrek" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, at least four other movie franchises will offer up third episodes this summer....
Times Staff WriterThe hilarious, rowdy "Friday After Next" finds its writer and co-producer Ice Cube returning as Craig, the likable if not overly responsible hero of its predecessors, "Friday" (1995), which helped launch Chris Tucker, and "Next Friday" (2000), which...
FOR THE TIMESWednesday January 12, 2000 One of my chief regrets of the previous year was that I wasn't able to get to as many of last August's Urbanworld Film Festival screenings as I would have liked. Still, the few films I did see at that annual Manhattan-...
Times Film Critic"Rush Hour 2" saved the best for last. The very last. The biggest laughs, the most fun this reteaming of Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker has to offer, occur in the outtakes that take over the screen after the story, such as it is, has been told. Here's...
Tags: Bill Clinton, Gefilte Fish, Movies, Hong Kong, The Beach Boys
Before the science-fiction movie "The Fifth Element" came out several months ago, mainstream America had probably never heard of Chris Tucker, who was so over-the-top as a loud, rude, futuristic talk-show host he couldn't possibly have seen the ledge....
3 stars Frank Sinatra sang, Nijinsky danced, Shakespeare wrote, Michael Jordan plays basketball, McGwire and Sosa crack homers. And Jackie Chan does action scenes. That's putting it mildly, of course. But even somebody who specializes can show us a new...
With the curtain going up on 2001 amid rising costs, labor uncertainty and decreasing ticket sales despite "record" box office, Hollywood is betting unusually heavily this year on so-called "tent-pole" titles, many of them sequels or big star vehicles....
- 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...
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