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MOVIE REVIEWS: ABDUCTION

September 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Taylor Lautner, the former teen werewolf of the Twilight movies, makes his starring debut in the John Singleton-directed Abduction. And critics, who are mostly excoriating the movie, are treating Lautner himself with a sizable degree of leniency. Despite the lameness of the plot, Roger Moore suggests in the Orlando Sentinel, “Lautner does not embarrass himself.” […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: MADEA’S BIG HAPPY FAMILY

April 25, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

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 Madea character (producer-director-writer-star Tyler Perry in a fat suit, a print dress and a wig), nearly all of the women […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: CATS & DOGS: THE REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE

July 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Three new movies make their debut at the box office this weekend, and, judging from the reviews, they’re not likely to pose any obstacle to Inception‘s retaining its position as the No. 1 film.* First, there’s Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, which Mike Hale in the New York Times describes as a […]