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Movie Reviews Where The Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are has been expanded from a nine-sentence, 37-page-long children's book filled mostly with his drawings ("the easiest prereview homework ever," Lisa Kennedy of the Denver Post remarked) to a...

Orlando Bloom's Unicef Role

Orlando Bloom has been appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.The Hollywood actor was given the title today (12.10.09) by the United Nations Children's Fund in recognition of his work and commitment to the rights of children...

Movie Reviews Couples Retreat

It's probably a good thing that Couples Retreat has the weekend to itself as the only movie opening wide. Critics are saying that the only thing funny about this romantic comedy are a few one-liners...

Movie Reviews Zombieland

Clearly Zombieland is not the kind of movie Roger Ebert can sink his teeth into. "Vampires make a certain amount of sense to me, but zombies not so much. What's their purpose?" He asks, in...

Three New Films Arrive D.o.d. At Box Office

Three films making their debut at the box office this weekend all flopped, while last week's winner held on to its crown. The three films were Disney's Surrogates , which earned just $15 million; MGM's...

Movie Reviews Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatbals

Roger Ebert doesn't really review Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs in the Chicago Sun-Times today. He sort of provides a quick digest of the indigestible things going on in the animated movie. But he...

Movie Reviews Sorority Row

Sorority Row , another film that was not screened for critics in advance, wound up with the sort of reviews that justified the decision. The Los Angeles Times called up retired second-string critic Kevin Thomas...

Moore Eyes Dr Who Role

BOND legend SIR ROGER MOORE is vying for a guest spot on DR WHO - after learning his 007 protege TIMOTHY DALTON has landed a part in a forthcoming Christmas special.Dalton, who took over the...

Moore Never Discussed Bond With Niven

SIR ROGER MOORE never talked about JAMES BOND with his close pal DAVID NIVEN - even though both actors played 007.Moore enjoyed a 12-year run as the superspy between 1973 and 1985, but his late...

Movie Reviews X-games 3d The Movie

X-Games 3D The Movie may be the first 3D movie of the season to fall flat. Sure, it's nice to see skateboards flying into your face and dirt kicked off the screen, Roger Moore wrote...

Movie Reviews Inglourious Basterds

There is something about Quentin Tarrantino's work that polarizes both his audiences in general and film critics in particular. Never was that fact more evident than it is with his latest film, Inglourious Basterds, in...

Movie Reviews The Goods Live Hard, Sell Hard

What hath Airplane and all those gag-a-second movies of the 1980s ultimately wrought? Well, apparently, according to the critics, The Goods Live Hard, Sell Hard. The movie, and the jokes, move at such break-neck speed...

Movie Revies Aliens In The Attic

Aliens in the Attic , which was not pre-screened for critics, got mostly ho-hum reviews from them over the weekend. Peter Hartlaub's review in the San Francisco Chronicle was typical "It's doubtful that many people...

Movie Reviews Funny People

Judd Apatow's third R-rated comedy, Funny People, is not your usual Judd Apatow R-rated comedy, many critics are pointing out. It concerns a stand-up comedian played by Adam Sandler who learns that he he has...

Movie Reviews Harry Potter And The Half-blood Prince

Ordinarily reviews count for little when it comes to movie attendance these days. However, a laudable review by the official Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano may count for a lot, especially in Catholic countries. The newspaper...

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...

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