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November 2, 2007
Next Friday BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD -- (THINKFilm) Brothers (Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke) decide to rob their parents' jewelry store. CHRISTMAS IN WONDERLAND -- (Yari Fim Group) Two kids from Los Angeles move to Canada, help solve a crime and discover something interesting about Santa Claus. With Patrick Swayze, Tim Curry and Carmen Electra. FRED CLAUS -- (Warner Bros.) Fred Claus (Vince Vaughn), Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole.
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By Michael Sragow | September 4, 2009
Ponyo: **** ( 4 STARS) This loose variation on "The Little Mermaid" offers audiences a chance to see the great Japanese cartoonist Hayao Miyazaki pull off traditional hand-drawn animation with the sweep and invention of a print artist like Maurice Sendak. And despite the worries of fanboys, the American version has been dubbed exquisitely, with Liam Neeson a majestic standout as a psychedelic warlock struggling to balance the human and natural worlds, and the realms of land and sea. Opening Wednesday 9 : (Focus Features)
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By Michael Sragow | May 1, 2009
Adventureland *** 1/2 ( 3 1/2 STARS) Greg Mottola wrote and directed this autobiographical tale of a college graduate stumbling toward maturity while holding down a summer job at a seedy amusement park. Though it hasn't won the wide audience of Mottola's previous movie, Superbad, it's by far the wittier and more touching work, featuring the best performances yet from Jesse Eisenberg (as the hero) and Kristen Stewart (as his true love). opening next friday Next Day Air : (Summit Entertainment)
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August 28, 2009
Sept. 4 All About Steve : (20th Century Fox) Sandra Bullock plays an eccentric crossword puzzle constructor who falls for a handsome cable news cameraman and follows him across the country. With Thomas Haden Church and Bradley Cooper. Cold Souls: (The Samuel Goldwyn Co.) When souls can be extracted and traded as commodities, a man must track down his chickpea-size soul that was borrowed for a Russian soap-opera actress. With Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn. Extract: (Miramax Films)
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March 13, 2009
opening next friday Duplicity : (Universal Pictures) A pair of corporate spies who share a steamy past hook up to pull off the ultimate con job. With Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. I Love You, Man: (Paramount/Dreamworks) A friendless groom-to-be goes on a series of man-dates to find a best man for his wedding, but his new best bud may ruin the wedding. With Paul Rudd and Jason Segel. Knowing: (Summit Entertainment) A teacher unearths a time capsule that contains predictions of horrific disasters, and some of them have already happened.
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By Michael Sragow | September 4, 2009
Ponyo: **** ( 4 STARS) This loose variation on "The Little Mermaid" offers audiences a chance to see the great Japanese cartoonist Hayao Miyazaki pull off traditional hand-drawn animation with the sweep and invention of a print artist like Maurice Sendak. And despite the worries of fanboys, the American version has been dubbed exquisitely, with Liam Neeson a majestic standout as a psychedelic warlock struggling to balance the human and natural worlds, and the realms of land and sea. Opening Wednesday 9 : (Focus Features)
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,Sun reporter | August 15, 2008
Fly Me to the Moon, the animated tale of three flies who find themselves reluctant stowaways on the Apollo 11 moon flight, exists for only one reason: to showcase the 3D work of its director, Belgian-born Ben Stassen, and his production company, nWave Pictures. To that end, it excels. The 3D work is quite marvelous, ranging from the awesomely impressive, as when the huge rocket lifts off from its launching pad, to the delightfully puckish, as when the three young flies - Nat, Scooter and I.Q. - savor the weightlessness of space.
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By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | August 4, 2005
We do D.C. well," says Jack Gerbes, director of the Maryland Film Office, and that's why Baltimore will host Nicole Kidman when she heads the cast of the Warner Bros. sci-fi thriller Invasion this fall. The star, who won an Oscar for portraying a suicidal writer in The Hours (2002), plays a Washington psychiatrist who uncovers the unearthly secret to a behavior-altering epidemic - and must fight to protect her son, who she thinks may be the crucial person standing between Earth and an extraterrestrial invasion.
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August 28, 2009
Sept. 4 All About Steve : (20th Century Fox) Sandra Bullock plays an eccentric crossword puzzle constructor who falls for a handsome cable news cameraman and follows him across the country. With Thomas Haden Church and Bradley Cooper. Cold Souls: (The Samuel Goldwyn Co.) When souls can be extracted and traded as commodities, a man must track down his chickpea-size soul that was borrowed for a Russian soap-opera actress. With Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn. Extract: (Miramax Films)
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By Michael Sragow | August 7, 2009
Bandslam: (Summit Entertainment) A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band to play in a huge battle of the bands competition. With Gaelan Connell and Vanessa Hudgens. The Cove : (Roadside Attractions) In this real-life expose, activists and documentary-makers uncover the merciless slaughter of dolphins outside a Japanese town. District 9: (TriStar) A government agent comes to the aid of an alien race forced to live in slumlike conditions on Earth. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard: (Paramount Pictures)
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By Michael Sragow | May 1, 2009
Adventureland *** 1/2 ( 3 1/2 STARS) Greg Mottola wrote and directed this autobiographical tale of a college graduate stumbling toward maturity while holding down a summer job at a seedy amusement park. Though it hasn't won the wide audience of Mottola's previous movie, Superbad, it's by far the wittier and more touching work, featuring the best performances yet from Jesse Eisenberg (as the hero) and Kristen Stewart (as his true love). opening next friday Next Day Air : (Summit Entertainment)
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,Sun reporter | August 15, 2008
Fly Me to the Moon, the animated tale of three flies who find themselves reluctant stowaways on the Apollo 11 moon flight, exists for only one reason: to showcase the 3D work of its director, Belgian-born Ben Stassen, and his production company, nWave Pictures. To that end, it excels. The 3D work is quite marvelous, ranging from the awesomely impressive, as when the huge rocket lifts off from its launching pad, to the delightfully puckish, as when the three young flies - Nat, Scooter and I.Q. - savor the weightlessness of space.
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November 2, 2007
Next Friday BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD -- (THINKFilm) Brothers (Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke) decide to rob their parents' jewelry store. CHRISTMAS IN WONDERLAND -- (Yari Fim Group) Two kids from Los Angeles move to Canada, help solve a crime and discover something interesting about Santa Claus. With Patrick Swayze, Tim Curry and Carmen Electra. FRED CLAUS -- (Warner Bros.) Fred Claus (Vince Vaughn), Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole.
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By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | August 4, 2005
We do D.C. well," says Jack Gerbes, director of the Maryland Film Office, and that's why Baltimore will host Nicole Kidman when she heads the cast of the Warner Bros. sci-fi thriller Invasion this fall. The star, who won an Oscar for portraying a suicidal writer in The Hours (2002), plays a Washington psychiatrist who uncovers the unearthly secret to a behavior-altering epidemic - and must fight to protect her son, who she thinks may be the crucial person standing between Earth and an extraterrestrial invasion.
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