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In "The Guilt Trip," Barbra Streisand has her first starring role in 16 years. But the "Funny Girl" celeb won't be laughing at the box office receipts for her new film, which is set to sell far fewer tickets this weekend than a 3-D rerelease of 2001's...
Channel Guide MagazineOn Demand DVD New Releases May 6-12 The big films this week are Jack Reacher, Mama and Safe Haven, but that's just three of the titles debuting in this busy week. Lots of familiar faces in this crop of titles, including Parker Posey (And Now a Word...
When Christopher McQuarrie's "Jack Reacher" came out late last year, most critics — myself included — wondered whether the many diehard fans of Lee Child's novels would be appalled by the casting of Tom Cruise, who is physically almost the...
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The driving force behind one action franchise with "Mission: Impossible," Tom Cruise aimed to launch another with this enjoyably tough melodrama centered around novelist Lee Child's title character, an ex-military man trying to determine whether a...
Considered outside the context of the bloody December so far, "Jack Reacher" does its work sleekly and well. Writer-director Christopher McQuarrie filmed the adaptation of the Lee Child book "One Shot" (one of many Reacher adventures) in Pittsburgh,...
Liz Smith"Timing is everything!" as a wise philosopher once said. And this seems to coordinate with events of late. The murder of 20 children in Newtown, Conn., backed the National Rifle Association into a corner they will struggle to get out of. It didn't...
Tom Cruise already has a successful action movie franchise in the "Mission: Impossible" films. But he makes a serious bid to start up a similar action series as "Jack Reacher," a hard-boiled operative in the mold of Jason Bourne. Jack lives off the...
Special to The Herald-MailUnder normal circumstances, it would obviously be unprofessional for a reviewer to say that they are "not in the mood" for a particular film. After all, it is likely that many viewers are in the opposite mood, and they expect the reviewers to be open-...
*** (out of four) Before learning about the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., I already was disturbed by a scene of “Jack Reacher” in which a sniper sets up five seemingly random people in his sights before killing them. The world only grows more...
now playing "Django Unchained" (R). A slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio. TownMall Cinemas (12:15, 3:45, 7:20, 10:50 p.m.) "The...
Tags: Entertainment, Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Richard L Armitage, Movies
For fans of Lee Child's series of Jack Reacher thrillers, the decision to cast Tom Cruise as Reacher must seem like ... well ... a reach. Child's protagonist is light-haired, nearly 6 and a half feet tall, burly enough to be instantly intimidating, and...
Tags: Entertainment, Shootings, David Oyelowo, Movies, Lee Child
OPENED WEDNESDAY The Guilt Trip In "The Guilt Trip," which features Barbra Streisand’s first starring performance in more than 15 years, the definitive diva plays a lighthearted version of a stereotypical Jewish mother, eating candy in bed and...
Tags: Steel City, Entertainment, Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Anne Fletcher
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