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Times Staff WriterJohn Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars" is arguably the horror/sci-fi director's most routine movie. Although Carpenter is sometimes schlocky, sometimes over the top, the maker of "Halloween" and "Escape From New York," among many others, can usually be counted...
Tags: Ice Cube, Minority Groups, Movies, Pam Grier, Joanna Cassidy
TIMES STAFF WRITERSaturday September 14, 1996 At the beginning of the aptly named "Maximum Risk," a solid, fast-moving action-adventure, Jean-Claude Van Damme is running for his life through ancient, narrow streets in a town in the South of France only to wind up...
TIMES STAFF WRITERMonday December 9, 1996 There's not much rush in Albert Pyun's "Adrenalin: Fear to Rush," a dull, apocalyptic would-be thriller. Pyun drives hard as a director but as a writer he hasn't nearly enough story to tell, although it is possible that his...
Tags: Slovakia, Movies, Christopher Lambert, Death, Entertainment
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday March 17, 2000 Amos Gitai's somber, elegiac "Kadosh," which means "sacred" in Yiddish, takesus into the sequestered world of Mea Shearim, the Orthodox Jewish quarter of Jerusalem, where its devout citizens are committed to preserving an...
Times Staff WriterIf the film "Dog Park" were the only guide to Toronto, one might easily conclude that only 10 people live there and that most of them tend toward obtuse. Written and directed by one-time Kid in the Hall Bruce McCulloch, "Dog Park" has the outward...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday March 10, 2000 Better than Harrison Ford, John Travolta or even Leonardo DiCaprio, getting the devil involved in your picture is a sure way of getting it made. Not necessarily as a producer or financial backer (though that probably wouldn't...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday February 18, 2000 His motto is "I'm very careful, I'm a dentist." So it's to be expected that the seven years since he moved from Chicago to Montreal haven't been terribly exciting for "The Whole Nine Yards' " Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky (Matthew...
TIMES STAFF WRITERTuesday February 22, 2000 When renowned British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked upon a bold attempt to cross the continent of Antarctica via the South Pole in 1914, among the crew of 27 aboard his sailing ship Endurance was the already...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday March 3, 2000 Bosnian-born filmmaker Jasmin Dizdar sets the tone for his bravura allegory "Beautiful People" right at the start, as two men, one a shaggy Croat (Faruk Pruti), the other a swarthy Serb (Dado Jehan), recognize each other on a...
Tags: Harold Gould, Neve Campbell, Bob Dishy, Selma Blair, Edie Falco
TIMES FILM CRITICWednesday February 23, 2000 Distracted and dissipated dope-smoking man of letters Grady Tripp (Michael Douglas) has known bad days. Yes, he admits as "Wonder Boys" opens, his wife has left him that very morning, "but wives had left me before." Yes,...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday February 25, 2000 Eric Mendelsohn's "Judy Berlin" is a comedy of the most delicately balanced perfection, rueful yet radiant, every moment calibrated with exquisite precision for just the right effect. And yet it never seems less than...
Tags: Neve Campbell, Anne Meara, Bob Dishy, Edie Falco, Chris Elliott
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday March 17, 2000 John McNaughton's documentary "Condo Painting" sounds like a put-on, and in a way it is, even though that title refers not to an apartment house getting a face lift but to a witty study of artist George Condo at work. A boyish-...
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