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September Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts (David Spade) is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for the role of a "normal" guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything...
Chicago Tribune Movie Critic1-1/2 stars (out of 4) "The Prince & Me" is a romantic comedy about the farmer's daughter and the traveling prince - winsome Paige Morgan (Julia Stiles) from Wisconsin and dapper Prince Edvard (Luke Mably) from Denmark - and despite its cast and director...
Tags: Martha Coolidge, Denmark, Movies, 28 Days Later (movie), Sex
Chicago Tribune Movie Critic2-1/2 stars (out of 4) "Mona Lisa Smile" is one of those movies where heart and head clash and neither wins. A period women's picture directed by Mike Newell, it gives us Julia Roberts as a fiery art history teacher at Wellesley, 1953. She's an...
Tribune Movie Critic3½ stars (out of 4) With his jock good looks, diffident air and squinty-eyed intensity, Matt Damon is an unlikely looking movie hero. But maybe that's why he's so good as ex-CIA hit man Jason Bourne in "The Bourne Supremacy," a movie in which not...
TIMES STAFF WRITERWednesday March 31, 1999 Given the current popularity of Shakespeare on the screen and the dominance of young moviegoers at the box office, you'd expect that at least one of his plays would wind up as a high school comedy. But writer Karen...
Tags: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stratford, Teen-agers, Movies, Education
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday May 12, 2000 Director Michael Almereyda imagines "Hamlet" taking place in present-day Manhattan with such vigor, insight and originality that the power and immediacy of his film makes Shakespeare accessible in an exciting and provocative...
Tags: Liev Schreiber, Electronics, Denmark, Ethan Hawke, Blockbuster
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday October 15, 1999 Cedric Kahn's relentless "L'Ennui" is such a rigorous exploration of sexual obsession that it proves to be a most demanding film. Virtually devoid of eroticism and sensuality, it depicts with the utmost realism a 17-year-...
Times Film CriticContradictory as it sounds, Hollywood is the kind of place you have to despair of to truly love. Where else can a director caught in an untruth say, "It's not a lie, it's a gift for fiction," or a producer insist, "I made $11 million last year and I don't...
Tags: Patti LuPone, David Mamet, Movies, Sprague, Comedy (genre)
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday January 12, 2001 When we meet Julia Stiles' Sara in the skillfully made heart-tugger "Save the Last Dance," she's a small-town, 17-year-old ballet student anxiously awaiting her Juilliard audition. Her mother, a busy florist, in rushing to be...
Times Staff WriterIt's not every movie — well, not any other movie that I know of — that can claim to have been inspired by both Monica Lewinsky and Hillary Clinton, the unhappily mirrored images of contemporary femininity. But the girl forever known as...
Tags: Dance, Dominic West, Mike Newell, Movies, Hillary Clinton
Tomorrow - The Agronomist: Jonathan Demme, keeping his hand in documentaries and pursuing his fascination with Haiti (previously reflected in a CD compilation of Haitian music), tells the story of the volatile Caribbean nation through the dissident...
Times Staff WriterPatrick Stettner's crackling, unpredictable "The Business of Strangers" teams Stockard Channing, a commanding presence in all media, and Julia Stiles, one of the most fearless and talented young actresses in Hollywood today. In a singularly confident...
Tags: David Siegel, Nick Harris, Stockard Channing, Movies, Gaming
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