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Better and more darkly imaginative than its headache of a coming-attractions trailer suggests, "Snow White and the Huntsman"follows another Snow White re-do,"Mirror Mirror," into theaters by two months and two days. That's not much time for audiences to...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelYou can’t take a seat in a movie theater this fall without getting a load of that tall, gangly, drawling Georgian Ray McKinnon. He was the school teacher who lets the young hero get extra credit for taking care of an injured dolphin in “...
WaffleMovies.comIf bloody mayhem is your idea of fun, this movie could cause you to explode in joy. Noamie Harris and Ben Miles star as Mika and Maslow - a researcher and investigator for Europol. The two have started to collect information pointing to the existence...
Zap2ItA true story that had a major box-office impact, this drama from director-screenwriter John Lee Hancock ("The Rookie") became an Academy Award contender for best picture and earned Sandra Bullock an Oscar for best actress. She and country music star...
WaffleMovies.comI should hate this movie with every ounce of my being (and that's alot of ounces). Yet, it has a certain charm that draws you in like the girl next door, when she has her hair up in a pony tail and smiles at you like you're George Clooney, Robert...
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Chicago Tribune Movie Writer2 stars (out of 4) OK! OK! We'll remember the darned Alamo! Although Sam Houston (Dennis Quaid) shouts those all-too-familiar words in John Lee Hancock's "The Alamo," the movie never makes the case why we should. Despite the story's resonance to...
Times Staff WriterIt's only fitting that "The Rookie" tells the true story of an athlete who achieved improbable success, because this is a film that overcomes considerable odds itself. Against all expectations, the Dennis Quaid-starring "Rookie" turns out to be an...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday November 21, 1997 idnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" boasts 2 million hardback copies in print after spending three years on national bestseller lists, but unless you already knew those facts you'd never guess them from the uninvolving...
TIMES STAFF WRITERWednesday January 12, 2000 Based on Willie Morris' 1995 memoir, "My Dog Skip" is a standard-issue Hollywood family film about a boy and his dog growing up in a Southern small town during World War II. As such, it fills the bill without...
Tags: Entertainment, Movies, Mark Johnson, Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane
"The Rookie" telegraphs its pitches from the very beginning, when a folksy voiceover speaks of St. Rita, "patron saint of impossible dreams." If you don't know you're about to see a movie in which such dreams are fulfilled, you've walked into the wrong...
Times Staff WriterApart from John Wayne, who says we should remember the Alamo? The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, official guardians of the historic battleground, want us to remember the monument as "the symbol of heroic courage in the face of death and the...
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May 31, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Oct 11, 2011 | Orlando Sentinel
Nov 25, 2009 |Story| WDCW-LTV
Mar 19, 2010 |Story| Zap2It
Nov 18, 2009 |Story| WDCW-LTV
Apr 9, 2004 |Story| Metromix
Mar 29, 2002 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 20, 1997 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 6, 2000 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 28, 2002 |Story| Metromix
Apr 9, 2004 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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