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MOVIE REVIEWS: IMMORTALS

November 11, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

They spent a lot of money on filming Immortals — reports say $80-100 million — and it shows. Would that they had invested similar resources in the script and cast, most critics complain. “The Immortals is without doubt the best-looking awful movie you will ever see,” remarks Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times. But the […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE RUM DIARY

October 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It has been more than three years since Johnny Depp appeared as a character based on gonzo writer Hunter Thompson in The Rum Diary, which, in turn, was based on an early novel by Thompson. During that time, his Pirates of the Caribbean movies have raked in billions of dollars, while Diary has remained all […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE BIG YEAR

October 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

If you think you have seen a movie about every sport that has ever existed, think again. The Big Year is a movie about competitive bird watching and stars Owen Wilson as the champion — a man who has spotted more than 700 bird species in a single year — and Steve Martin and Jack […]