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Movie Reviews Madea's Big Happyfamily

While it was not screened in advance for critics, Madea's Big Happy Family was viewed by a handful of them at their local multiplexes over the weekend. Their common complaint is that, aside from the...

Movie Reviews Water For Elephants

Sara Gruen's novel Water for Elephants has managed to maintain a foothold on one New York Times best seller list or another for more than three years. Even now, the novel, set in a 1930s...

Movie Reviews Rio

Twentieth Century Fox's Rio is the latest animated family film contrived to appeal to "children of all ages" and pack 'em in at the box office. Reviews are mostly positive but restrained. Joe Neumaier in...

Movie Reviews Hanna

(Updated) To paraphrase the common cliché You reads your critics and you takes your choice. Either Hanna is an intelligent top-of-the-line thriller, or its a pretentious over-the-top deceit -- the critics are divided almost equally....

Taylor Blamed Marvin For Burton's Drinking

Dame Elizabeth Taylor blamed Oscar winner Lee Marvin for introducing her husband Richard Burton to alcohol, according to her close pal Sir Roger Moore.Burton struggled with alcoholism for years and it is believed his addiction...

Movie Reviews Source Code

The sci-fi thriller Source Code , starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Monaghan, is garnering some enthusiastic reviews. Manohla Dargis in the New York Times begins her review by remarking, "It doesn't take long for "Source...

Movie Reviews Hop

Critics aren't exactly hopping mad about the live-action/animated Hop , but they are firing at it as if they were Elmer Fudd blasting another rabbit. The main character in the movie is called E.B.; he's...

Movie Reviews The Lincoln Lawyer

With The Lincoln Lawyer, Matthew McConaughey is finally getting some recognition for his acting ability instead of his abs. Indeed Manohla Dargis of the New York Times is so astonished with his performance in the...

Movie Reviews Rango

The New York Times critic A.O. Scott makes the convincing point that -- the output of Pixar excepted -- animated features have become "overscaled, noisy genre pastiches crammed with yammering movie-star voice work, eye-straining action...

Movie Reviews Big Mommas Like Father, Like Son

Like Martin Lawrence's two previous Big Momma capers, Big Mommas Like Father, Like Son was not screened in advance for critics. Those who dutifully caught the movie were therefore forced to stand in line and...

Movie Reviews I Am Number Four

Aliens versus teenagers battling it out on a high-school campus. The premise of I Am Number Four seems like it would make for a surefire hit at the box office. But it makes the Chicago...

Movie Reviews Just Go With It

Just Go With It is getting the usual mixture of praise and damnation that Adam Sandler movies generally attract, often in the same review. Take A.O. Scott's in the New York Times, for example. Scott...

Berkoff Joins Moore For Foie Gras Fight

Former BOND baddie STEVEN BERKOFF has teamed up with his onscreen nemesis SIR ROGER MOORE to battle a top British retailer's foie gras sales.Acclaimed actor Berkoff played a Russian general opposite Moore in 1983 spy...

Movie Reviews Season Of The Witch

Nicolas Cage is once again being skewered by critics for his decision to appear in Season of the Witch. Their reviews are even more scathing than the ones for last year's The Sorcerer's Apprentice ....

Movie Reviews Blue Valentine

Fresh off their victory in persuading the MPAA ratings board to reduce the rating of Blue Valentine from NC-17 to R, the Weinstein Brothers are receiving much critical praise for the film as it opens...

Movie Reviews True Grit

It's obviously impossible to review the Coen Brothers' True Grit without comparing it to the original starring John Wayne. Most critics conclude that they have improved upon the original. "Joel and Ethan Coen have pulled...

Movie Reviews The Fighter

The Fighter is a terrific movie about a boxer in the tradition of other terrific movies about boxers, critics suggest. That they all seem to follow a similar plotline is almost beside the point, they...

Movie Reviews Love & Other Drugs

Critics invariably complain that the latest romantic comedy to hit the megaplex is formulaic and cliché-ridden. That's not the case with their reviews of Love & Other Drugs . Quite the opposite. As Christopher Kelly...

Movie Reviews Tangled

It may have the look of an old-fashioned Disney hand-drawn feature, but critics say that it is obvious that the talented folks at Pixar animation are firmly in control of Tangled , Disney's 50th animated...

Moore Wins Foie Gras Battle With Top British Store

JAMES BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE is celebrating after persuading bosses at a British department store to remove foie gras from their fancy restaurant menu.Harvey Nichols chiefs were urged to take action by the former...

Movie Reviews For Colored People

In her review in the New York Times Manohla Dargis describes the challenges Tyler Perry faced in bringing Ntozake Shange's acclaimed play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf , to...

Movie Reviews Due Date

Virtually every critic is comparing Due Date with director Todd Phillips's last movie, The Hangover . This one is funny, most of them conclude; it's just not as funny. "The movie probably contains enough laughs...

Roger Moore: '23rd Bond Should Be Humorous'

Roger Moore wants the next James Bond film to be humorous.The British actor - who played the spy in seven films from 1973 to 1985 - believes the last outing of Bond in 'Quantum of...

Moore Calls For Humorous Bond Movies

SIR ROGER MOORE is calling on movie bosses to inject "a little humour" into the next JAMES BOND movie - because QUANTUM OF SOLACE was too serious.Daniel Craig made his second outing as 007 in...

Movie Review Saw Vii 3d

Like its predecessors, Saw VII 3D was not screened in advance for most critics. But Roger Moore, who reviews movies for the Orlando Sentinel and the Knight Ridder Tribune news service, managed to get a...

Movie Reviews Paranormal Activity 2

Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times calls Paranormal Activity 2 "an efficient delivery system for Gotcha! Moments," which he describes as those moments in a movie "when something is sudden, loud and scary." The dialogue...

Tom Jones Was Almost Bond

Sir Tom Jones almost landed the role of James Bond.The Welsh singer has revealed how Cubby Broccoli - who produced the action film franchise - seriously considered casting him as the iconic British spy, but...

Moore's Emotional Tribute To Curtis

Former BOND star SIR ROGER MOORE choked back tears as he paid tribute to his close pal, Hollywood legend TONY CURTIS, on Thursday (30Sep10).The veteran actor passed away at his home in Las Vegas on...

Movie Reviews Wall Street Money Never Sleeps

Money may never sleep, but that may not be the case when it comes to the audience watching Wall Street Money Never Sleeps , several critics suggest. "Greed is boring," writes Mick LaSalle in the...

Movie Reviews Devil

Devil , which was not screened for critics, was ignored by most of the major ones over the weekend, many of whom were winding up their coverage of the Toronto Film Festival. Those in the...

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