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Zap2It.comJulius J. & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch's "Casablanca" script, adapted from the play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison, has been saluted as the greatest screenplay ever by the members of the Writers Guild of America. The...
Zap2It.comWhat do you think of the WGA list? ++++++++++++++++++++ || 1. || CASABLANCA Screenplay by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch. Based on the play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison || || 2. || THE GODFATHER...
Times Staff Writer"Orange County" starts out deliriously funny but allows sentimentality to squeeze it to a pulp by the time it's over. It's the old Hollywood sellout, yet surely the people who laugh during its first half are prepared to go the distance with its deadpan...
Tags: Sex, Entertainment, Lily Tomlin, Mike White, Education
TIMES FILM CRITICTuesday December 23, 1997 Before computer-generated images, before blue screens and the optical printer, even before stop-motion animation, there existed the most special effect of all, the power of the written word. James L. Brooks is royalty in...
FOR THE TIMESFriday January 30, 1998 Daryl Zero, the hero of the offbeat mystery comedy "Zero Effect," has mastered the fine art of detachment, honed to perfection his powers of objectivity and observation and developed a sense of deductive reasoning that can be...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday September 24, 1999 "Mumford," the latest film from writer-director Lawrence Kasdan, is a slight yet amusing doodle that depends for its success on audience tolerance for the whimsical antics of the small town's worth of genial eccentrics it...
Times Film CriticOver the 20-plus years since its release, George Lucas' "Star Wars" has influenced so many lives that the writer-director's friend Francis Ford Coppola suggested, more or less seriously, that he turn its philosophy into an organized religion. ...
Eye-popping special effects? Check. Computer-generated humans? Check. A story line that aims to appease the cultish fans of "The Matrix," who have been waiting four years to find out the fate of the human race? Double-check. Few sequels have been greeted...
Currently, movie audiences can see Michael Caine as a world-weary Brit and jealous lover, smoking opium and reporting from Vietnam in "The Quiet American." Later this year he'll be a gun-toting, steak-chewing Texan, brother of the equally crusty Robert...
Tags: Peter Segal, Stephen King, Entertainment, Ang Lee, Harrison Ford
- Watch the trailer for "Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones." Leave it to Yoda, "Star Wars" resident sage, to articulate the moral descent experienced by villainous Darth Vader. "Fear leads to anger, anger to hate, hate to suffering." "That's...
denotes winner Performance by an actor in a leading role Gene Hackman as Anderson in MISSISSIPPI BURNING Frederick Zollo Production; Orion Tom Hanks as Josh in BIG 20th Century Fox Production; 20th Century Fox Dustin Hoffman as Raymond Babbitt in...
Associated Press writerLOS ANGELES Moviegoers weary of pre-Oscar seriousness escaped to "Orange County" over the weekend, but the teen comedy couldn't quite match the struggles of a hobbit and a mathematician at the box office. "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of...
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