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Patricia Velásquez - Celebrities attend Gelila & Wolfgang Puck's Dream for Future Africa Foundation honoring Vogue Italia Editor-In-Chief Franca Sozzani at Spago Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Friday 25th October 2013

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Patricia Velasquez Monday 19th September 2011 2011 South-South Awards at the Grand Ballroom at The Waldorf Astoria New York City, USA

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Patricia Velasquez Saturday 30th July 2011 Russell Simmons' 12th Annual Art For Life East Hampton Benefit New York City, USA

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Patricia Velasquez - Efva Attling & Patricia Velasquez New York City, USA - The 8th Wayuu Taya Foundation Gala Monday 13th June 2011

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Patricia Velasquez and Donna Karan - Patricia Velasquez and Donna Karan New York City, USA - The 7th Annual Wayuu Taya Foundation Gala at Stephan Weiss Studios, Greenwich Willage Thursday 3rd June 2010

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Fidel (2002) Review


Bad
A sentimental and suprisingly pro-Castro docudrama, Fidel is a completely one-sided love letter to Fidel Castro, overlooking decades of near-terror-level dictatorship of the country.

At 140 minutes long, it will try the patience of even the most dedicated viewer. The first half of the film follows Castro the protester, with long scenes in back rooms discussing his politics and unhappiness with then President Batista. Then long scenes as he plans a coup. Then a short bit of action as he completes the coup. Then long scenes as emerging dictator (mostly in back offices, planning and scheming).

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Mindhunters Review


OK
In Mindhunters, a serial killer uses broken watches to reveal the time he's going to murder his next victim. Ironically, the film itself is like a watch -- a classy watch, in fact -- but a watch, nonetheless; similar in that both are reliable devices that do exactly what you expect of them and do so on autopilot, extracting little effort from the observer, until, of course, a battery change becomes necessary. Unfortunately, Mindhunters needs more than a simple battery replacement.

How's this for a final exam? Jake Harris (Val Kilmer), a controversial FBI instructor, immerses his students in elaborate, realistic training situations, and he pushes them to their limits for their final test. He flies his students (Christian Slater, Patricia Velasquez, Jonny Lee Miller, Clifton Collins Jr., Kathryn Morris, Eion Bailey, and Will Kemp) to a remote island used for war games practice, which has been deserted for the weekend.

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The Mummy Returns Review


Bad
That darn mummy!

Stab him, burn him, unravel him (or whatever Brendan Fraser & Co. did to him in the original; I can't even remember)... he still keeps coming back!

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Committed Review


Good
I walked into the screening of Committed with low expectations, having acquired some taste for Heather Graham though her appearances in Drugstore Cowboy, Swingers, Boogie Nights, and, perhaps most notably, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, but bearing little hope for a good story. After all, even Miramax's promotional synopses gave this picture about an over-zealous love junkie a lackluster pitch. The lesson here: Sometimes bad salesmen pitch good widgets.

As Forrest Gump might put it, Heather Graham is as Heather Graham does. In this flick, she does pretty good. Backed by the furrowed brow malaise of Luke Wilson (Home Fries, Dog Park and one of the best episodes of The X Files) and the way-cooler-than-his-brother Casey Affleck (200 Cigarettes), Graham's wide-eyed charm is disarming and convincing. You'll also find some great supporting performances from Patricia Velasquez (The Mummy--Don't worry; she's much wittier here.) and Alfonso Arau (Like Water for Chocolate, A Walk in the Clouds and--my favorite--El Guapo from The Three Amigos). The premise of the story is lame at best, but the combination of on-screen talent and resourceful writing and directing manage to pull off a better-than-mediocre movie. Committed is a perfect date movie, and I suspect it'll also be a winner among women whose men are too dumb to stay put.

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The Mummy Returns Review


Bad

Remember how badly "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" turned out when Steven Spielberg tried to wedge an impish kid into his successful archeology-action-adventure formula? Well, deja vu.

How pathetically contrived and sadly unoriginal is the obviously rushed-into-production "The Mummy Returns"? Everything you need to know can be gleaned from these three facts: 1) Prim-but-sexy Egyptologist Evelyn (Rachel Weisz) turns out to be the reincarnation of Queen Nefertiti. 2) Lantern-jawed adventurer Rick O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) finds out that a tattoo he bears means he was born to be a Medjai warrior. And, 3) their ragamuffin 8-year-old son Alex (Freddie Boath) is "The Chosen One" -- although the movie makes little attempt to explain what that means.

All together now: Oh, brother!

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Mindhunters Review


Zero
Proofread pending

IN THE MEANTIME...

Here's the plot (from the studio):

Hiding inside a group of eight young FBI profilers learning to hunt serial killers is a killer attempting to hunt them. As one by one the agents begin to disappear, none can be trusted. Each one is under suspicion. And they are all in mortal danger until, in the ultimate test of their crime-solving skills, they uncover the mysterious predator lurking in their midst. MINDHUNTERS turns the serial killer thriller inside out by concealing the ultimate evil deep within the ranks of the good guys. The film stars Val Kilmer, Christian Slater, LL Cool J, Jonny Lee Miller, Kathryn Morris, Clifton Collins Jr., Will Kemp, Patricia Velasquez and Eion Bailey as the agents both under suspicion and imminent threat.

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Mindhunters Movie Review

Mindhunters Movie Review

In Mindhunters, a serial killer uses broken watches to reveal the time he's going to...

The Mummy Returns Movie Review

The Mummy Returns Movie Review

That darn mummy!Stab him, burn him, unravel him (or whatever Brendan Fraser & Co. did...

Committed Movie Review

Committed Movie Review

I walked into the screening of Committed with low expectations, having acquired some taste for...

The Mummy Returns Movie Review

The Mummy Returns Movie Review

Remember how badly "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" turned out when Steven Spielberg...

Mindhunters Movie Review

Mindhunters Movie Review

Proofread pendingIN THE MEANTIME...Here's the plot (from the studio):Hiding inside a group of eight young...

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