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Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Filled with Indian (and British) clichés, it is nonetheless a pleasant diversion that doesn't involve special effects or 3D glasses.
A pleasant diversion
| May 04, 2012
Review: Pirate Radio
A rusty, red-painted trawler bobs in the waves of the North Atlantic. Inside is a claustrophobic warren of rooms: tiny, brine-smelling bunks, a well-stocked bar, and, crucially, a broadcast booth, its shelves crammed with the latest 45s and LPs, its turn
Richard Curtis’s boat rocks
| November 13, 2009
We expected the vampires, the werewolves, the zombies, and the homicidal maniacs. Same thing with the android doubles, the alien abductors, the sexually abused pregnant teenager, the Apocalypse, and the post-Apocalypse. But kids' movies?
The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
| September 18, 2009
A hero named Darwin and a convoluted plot about "global extermination" are the first clues that director Hoyt Yeatman isn't taking the cute route with his cast of animated guinea pigs.
| July 31, 2009
Review: Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
This third Underworld installment actually makes some sense.
Sinks to the same level as the other Underworlds
| January 27, 2009
Crossword: ''They're very close''
Can you tell which is which?
| September 12, 2007
Hell is other sequels
At first, At World’s End doesn’t seem to differ much from the world outside.
Pirates 3 offers buried treasures
| May 23, 2007
Picture Agatha Christie buggered by Michael Bay, with (old-school) Peter Jackson administering lube.
Laughs and piles of bodies
| April 18, 2007
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
A Disney “franchise” that began as an Oscar-nominated showcase for Johnny Depp seems to have walked the plank, but has it jumped the shark? Watch the trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (QuickTime)
Clearly the first half of a five-hour movie
| February 20, 2007
In the original Underworld , sexy latex-clad vampire Selene (Kate Beckinsale) hunted werewolves in dingy subterranean enclaves while humans above went about their business unaware.
Rating: 2 stars
| January 25, 2006
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