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MOVIE REVIEWS: THE THREE MUSKETEERS

October 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

You have to wonder whether the studio executives who decided to produce yet another remake of The Three Musketeers did so so they could use the “three” in the title to promote the fact that it’s in 3D. Critics are virtually unanimous in agreeing that the movie has very little else going for it. “The […]

CLOONEY FILM TO OPEN VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

July 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

George Clooney’s political thriller The Ides of March has been selected to open the Venice Film Festival on Aug. 31, organizers said today (Thursday). Clooney directed the film and stars in it with Ryan Gosling. Some 22 films will be presented in competition, including Roman Polanski’s Carnage, starring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS

April 22, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

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 traveling circus, tops the Paperback Mass-Market Fiction list and is No. 2 on the Paperback Trade Fiction list. So it […]