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Movie Reviews Brüno

Talk about "mixed reviews!" Not only do those for Brüno from the major critic range from disgusted scorn to ecstatic praise but those sentiments can sometimes be found in individual reviews. For example, take Roger...

Movie Reviews Public Enemies

With Public Enemies , Michael Mann has delivered a drama about a gangster whose name does not end in a vowel that has drawn the kind of praise from critics that they had previously reserved...

Movie Reviews My Sister's Keeper

Warner Bros.' My Sister's Keeper , directed by Nick Cassavetes, could very well prove to be a bigger contender against the Transformers sequel (the New York Post' s Lou Lumenick calls it "sacrificial counter-programming") at...

Movie Reviews Transformers Revenge Of The Fallen

Reviews rarely come more caustic than the early ones for Transformers Revenge of the Fallen -- even from critics who had had nice things to say about the original. For example, Claudia Puig in USA...

Movie Reviews Imagine That

Poor Eddie Murphy. Not only is just about every industry observer predicting that there is little commercial appeal for his latest movie, Imagine That , but several critics are dismissing it with the cruelest of...

Moore Demands End To Child Sex Abuse

Former JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE has demanded officials around the world put a stop to the sexual exploitation of children - by pursuing paedophiles across international borders.The 81 year old was speaking in...

Moore Scarred By Bird Killing

Former JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE formed a lifelong opposition to bloodsports after killing a bird as a child. The 81-year-old actor "murdered" a swallow in his youth and is still haunted by the incident...

Movie Reviews Street Fighter The Legend Of Chun-li

Not screening Street Fighter The Legend of Chun-Li for critics did not protect the film against failure at the box office this past weekend. The film eventually took in just $4.6 million. Sam Adams, who...

Moore Pledges Cash To Help Aids Fight

Former JAMES BOND star ROGER MOORE has pledged to donate money to the AIDS-devastated Southern African country Swaziland. The British actor will hand the proceeds from an appearance at the Eilat Chamber Music Festival, which kicked...

Movie Reviews Taken

Before Taken faces the Super Bowl, it is facing critics -- for an equally brutal encounter. Produced and co-written by France's Luc Besson and directed by Pierre Morel, the film is being savaged in many...

Movie Reviews Underworld Rise Of The Lycans

It might be argued that Frost/Nixon is something of a horror flick, but in that one Frank Langella's performance as Nixon received most of the applause from critics while they politely clapped for Michael Sheen's...

Movie Reviews The Reader

Stephen Daldry's The Reader was obviously intended as an Important Film, dealing as it does with the Germans' collective guilt over the Holocaust and coming as it does during Oscar-movie season. And virtually every critic...

Moore Was Fleming's First Choice For 007

ROGER MOORE was author IAN FLEMING's first choice to play JAMES BOND - and he almost landed the superspy role ahead of SEAN CONNERY. Moore eventually replaced the Scottish star and portrayed 007 for 12...

Hollywood Bosses Plan Film Of Moore's Life

Movie legend SIR ROGER MOORE's memoirs are set to be turned into a Hollywood biopic - with JOHNNY DEPP slated to play the part of the JAMES BOND actor. Two top U.S. production companies are...

Movie Reviews Bolt

Critics are giving Disney's Bolt no standing ovation, as they are wont to do for most of the Pixar product the studio releases, but they are giving it plenty of polite applause. Consider A.O. Scott's...

Craig Credits Moore With Bond Success

DANIEL CRAIG credits former BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE with his success as 007 - insisting the star inspired his own take on the superspy role. Moore has defended Craig - initially an unpopular choice...

Moore Blasts New Bond Films

Former BOND star ROGER MOORE isn't a huge fan of the latest installments in the superspy franchise - insisting they are "too violent". The recently released Bond movie Quantum of Solace, which stars Daniel Craig...

Moore Boycotts Blogs After He Was Named 'Worst Bond'

Former 007 star ROGER MOORE has boycotted showbiz gossip sites, since discovering he came bottom of a poll to find the most popular JAMES BOND. Moore played the superspy in seven movies from 1973 to...

Moore Boycotts Blogs After He Was Named 'Worst Bond'

Former 007 star ROGER MOORE has boycotted showbiz gossip sites since discovering he came bottom of a poll to find the most popular JAMES BOND. Moore played the superspy in seven movies from 1973 to...

Movie Reviews Role Models

Role Models, several critics suggest, belongs to the Judd Apatowschool of movie comedies, or as Stephen Holden in the New York Times describes them, "arrested-development comedies." That's not necessarilybad, says Roger Ebert in the Chicago...

Moore's Fatherly Feelings For New Bond Craig

Former JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE feels like a father figure to current 007 DANIEL CRAIG - after nominating the blue-eyed hunk for the spy role when he was an unpopular choice. Moore was...

Movie Reviews Changeling

Clint Eastwood's Changeling received mostly solid reviews for the director and for Angelina Jolie, its star, when it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival last May. They do not fare so well with the U.S....

Moore Honoured In France

SIR ROGER MOORE was awarded one of France's highest honours during a ceremony in Paris on Tuesday (28Oct08). The former James Bond star was presented with the Order of Arts and Letters by French Culture...

Roger Moore: I Couldn't Play Bond Straight

Roger Moore has admitted he found the role of James Bond hard to cope with due to the character's apparent notoriety.Speaking on the eve of the release of the new Bond film, Quantum of Solace,...

By on 29 October 2008

Movie Reviews Saw V

Like the previous Saw movies, Saw V was not screened inadvance for critics. And indeed many critics did not bother to stand in lineat theaters to catch it over the weekend. Several who did obviously...

Critic Ebert Criticized By Critics

After initially defending his decision to write a scathing review of the indie movie Tru Loved after walking out after the first eight minutes, Roger Ebert has had a change of heart. In a message...

Movie Reviews Quarantine

The horror flick Quarantine was not screened for critics, but when they went to the box office, paid to see the movie, and wrote their reviews, they did not seem at all ready to write...

Moore Prefers Bond Villains To 007

SIR ROGER MOORE would have gladly swapped his most famous role as JAMES BOND for an evil villain in the spy franchise - because the bad guys deliver the best lines. The actor played the...

Moore Hints At Drug Past

SIR ROGER MOORE has hinted he smoked marijuana - after befriending famous "non-smoker" TONY CURTIS in the 1970s. The James Bond actor starred alongside Hollywood legend Curtis in iconic British TV series The Persuaders! after...

Moore Glad Fleming Didn't Kill Off Bond

JAMES BOND legend SIR ROGER MOORE is happy author IAN FLEMING abandoned plans to kill off the superspy - because movie fans would never want 007 to die. Fleming was rumoured to have considered writing...

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