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Tribune movie critic3½ stars (out of four) In "The Proposition," the violent, elegiac traditions of the American movie Western are pushed to a fever pitch that irresistibly recalls the great Sam Peckinpah movies of the 1960s and '70s, even though this film is set half a...
Zap2It.comWhile the TV world is concentrated in Pasadena for the Television Critics Association Press Tour, the worlds of comics, video games, toys and movies (and just a bit of TV) are mobilizing down in San Diego for the 37th Comic-Con International, running from...
Zap2It.comBaz Luhrmann has found the third lead to join Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman in his upcoming epic "Australia." According to The Hollywood Reporter, Luhrmann has selected David Wenham, next to be seen in the graphic novel adaptation "300," for the 20th...
Associated Press WriterKnow your Sauron from your Saruman? Ever mix up Gimli and Gollum, or an orc and an Uruk-hai? As the sword-and-sorcery sequel "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" ventures into theaters, the vastness of author J.R.R. Tolkien's universe can give viewers...
TIMES STAFF WRITERAt a party in Sydney, a young man and a young woman catch each other's eye and end up sharing a taxi. She is Cin (Susie Porter), he is Josh (David Wenham), a wildlife photographer from Australia due to return to London, where he now lives, in three days....
Tags: Samuel Goldwyn, Entertainment, Australia (movie), Sex, Movies
NEWSDAYSteve Irwin probably drives a lot of people crazy. And with reason. His manic exuberance combined with his only reasonably convincing naivete probably makes them feel like one of those venomous reptiles Irwin swings around by the tail bellowing "Crikey"...
Times Staff Writer"Dust" is a bust, a big bad movie of the scope, ambition and bravura that could be made only by a talented filmmaker run amok. Macedonian-born, New York-based Milcho Manchevski, whose first film was the elegiac 1994 "Before the Rain," attempts a Middle...
Times Staff Writer"Russian Doll" is a minor and unoriginal comedy from Australia starring--and co-produced by--Hugo Weaving, who came to international attention as the most wistful of the drag queens in "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" and went on to...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Make a night of it. Find: - Recommended dining - Recommended bars || ++++++++++++++++++++ Like "A Beautiful Mind," this Australian thriller, written and directed by Robert Connolly, features a hunky, sensitive math genius...
"The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course" oscillates between pragmatist genius and B-movie mediocrity.Steve Irwin, the hyper Aussie star of cable TV's "The Crocodile Hunter," stars as himself, and essentially re-creates his croc-wrestling television show....
Tags: Steve Irwin, Death, Entertainment, Animals, PG Rated Movies
Courant film CriticIt has been suggested that summer has already begun at the cineplexes, with the huge opening for ``The Scorpion King." Whether The Rock has legs as well as arms will be seen. But well before Memorial Day, the traditional start of summer, the long season...
Times Staff WriterFrankenstein, the Wolf Man and Dracula in the same movie? Awesome. Or so 'Van Helsing' might be if it had a distinct identity.Loud, busy and not a little frenetic, "Van Helsing" is an example of nepotism run amok, a case study of the difficulties you...
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