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TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday September 10, 1999 "Best Laid Plans" is a sharp contemporary noir thriller that may be a tad too clever for its own good at the finish, but getting there is sufficiently tense and intriguing that you may not mind too much that the overly...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday March 31, 2000 "What came first," Rob Gordon (John Cusack) desperately wants to know, "the music or the misery?" Over-stimulated by the sounds coming out of his outsize headphones, morose Rob is seizing the moment of his breakup with...
Tribune Movie ReporterIf everything goes right for Hollywood over the next four months, you'll be running from multiplex to multiplex thinking, "Ah, finally, an overload of great movies!" Such a scenario has yet to play out, ever, yet you may find yourself scrambling just the...
Tribune Staff ReportersNow that the summer of sequels finally has ended, Hollywood has a message for adults: It's safe to get back in the theaters again. The fall always looks great from a Labor Day perspective as the studios and indie distributors prepare to unveil their...
Times Staff Writer"I Capture the Castle" is a singular experience. It's a rich, emotional story, a wonderfully appealing film made with humor and intelligence, but there is also something almost magical about how it takes the stuff of innumerable previous films —...
Tags: Bill Nighy, Teen-agers, Heidi Thomas, Family, Usher
Chicago Tribune Movie Critic2-1/2 stars (out of 4) "Mona Lisa Smile" is one of those movies where heart and head clash and neither wins. A period women's picture directed by Mike Newell, it gives us Julia Roberts as a fiery art history teacher at Wellesley, 1953. She's an...
The Associated PressNEW YORK -- "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the fourth installment of the film series based on the J.K. Rowling novels, will be released simultaneously to both conventional theaters and in the big-screen IMAX format on Nov. 18. "We previously...
Times Staff WriterIt's not every movie — well, not any other movie that I know of — that can claim to have been inspired by both Monica Lewinsky and Hillary Clinton, the unhappily mirrored images of contemporary femininity. But the girl forever known as...
Tribune Movie Reporter3-1/2 stars (out of 4) Just as J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" represents a step in maturity beyond the series' first two books, so does director Alfonso Cuaron's film version improve upon its predecessors. This third "Harry...
Against the Ropes Boxing manager Jackie Kallen is the real-life inspiration for this fictional story of a fighter (Omar Epps) and his handler (Meg Ryan). With Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Kerry Washington. Directed by Charles S. Dutton. Paramount, March...
Tags: Mark Ruffalo, Javier Bardem, Angelina Jolie, Justin Lin, Travel
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday February 28, 1997 How much Mafia can you take? Are you entranced by the Talmudic distinctions between a wise guy, a made guy and a connected guy? Do you relish hearing cold-eyed thugs mumbling, "I don't mean no disrespect"? "Donnie Brasco" is...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday July 21, 1995 Movies about a life in the theater, no matter how hollowly that life is portrayed, almost always end up as valentines. And, for people who love backstage backbiting and Master Thespian antics, the genre is irresistible. "...
Tags: Hugh Grant, Alastair Sim, Entertainment, Movies, Alan Rickman
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