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Times Staff WriterWhen the Lord, or whoever, offers you a release date like 06/06/06, you have no choice but to take it. Hence director John Moore's stunt remake of "The Omen," Richard Donner's classic of cornball '70s horror. Based on a script by David Seltzer, who also...
Tags: John Moore, Death, Bela Lugosi, Entertainment, Movies
Zap2It.comFans are sure to come into Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns" with high expectations and one of the film's stars, Kate Bosworth, knows how they feel. "I think every little girl loves Lois Lane," Bosworth explains. "But, for me, it was really from the film...
Times Staff WriterThe 1980s action movie genre often blurred the good guy-bad guy paradigm with flawed protagonists who overcame tumultuous pasts to ultimately do the right thing and vanquish whatever evil lay in their path, especially when the conflict became personal....
Zap2It.comRichard Donner's "16 Blocks" is a bare-bones thriller with no time for extraneous surprises, character depth or action. If "16 Blocks" had been made without stars, with a lower budget, without a recognizable and admired director, it might have played...
Tags: Death, Chris Tucker, Hugh Laurie, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
Zap2It.comComfortable in the knowledge that its new remake of "The Omen" has scooped up as much filthy lucre as it's ever going to, 20th Century Fox has been kind enough to release Richard Donner's 1976 original in a two-disc collector's edition. Now, the...
Tags: John Moore, Jack Palance, DVDs, Death, Gregory Peck
Tribune movie critic2½ stars (out of four) "Superman Returns" is a pretty decent comic book movie. For $200 million it should be. God (or Jor-El) knows director Bryan Singer hasn't succumbed to sardonic tomfoolery, even with Kevin Spacey taking the role of evil genius Lex...
Zap2It.comThe first voice you hear in Bryan Singer's "Superman Returns" is the late Marlon Brando's Jor-el, recorded for Richard Donner's 1978 "Superman." The first music you hear is John Williams' triumphant Oscar-nominated theme from Donner's film. The credits,...
Tags: Kal Penn, Kevin Spacey, John F. Williams, James Marsden, Gaming
Sun movie criticPart I An American hero -- and antiheroBeyond anything else, Marlon Brando is the towering original who came out of the Midwest 58 years ago and electrified Broadway and then Hollywood with the visceral excitement and veracity of his acting. He exploded...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday August 8, 1997 It's time to set Willy, the orca whale, free once and for all. "Free Willy 3: The Rescue" is sparked by its two young stars, Jason James Richter and newcomer Vincent Berry. But it is otherwise dull and tedious, which is so...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday August 8, 1997 Even a blind hog, or so they say, finds a truffle now and then. So could it be that Jerry Fletcher, conspiracy theorist extraordinaire, has actually stumbled on the truth? Fletcher is a New York City cabdriver who...
Tags: Plastic Surgeons, Death, Entertainment, Movies, Julia Roberts
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday July 10, 1998 If we get the movies we deserve, what have we done to be worthy of "Lethal Weapon 4"? A fourth-generation copy of a distant original, "Lethal 4" is less a movie than a habit. Like a too-long-running TV show, it makes a...
Tags: Weaponry, Death, Jet Li, John Woo, Entertainment
TIMES FILM CRITICWednesday December 22, 1999 Think of the Oliver Stone-directed "Any Given Sunday" as a fan's notes. This energetic and diverting sports soap opera throws a few head fakes in the direction of an iconoclastic examination of the dark side of...
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