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Les Misérables reaches the screen in an extravagant visualizationnew

If you are one of the many fans of the popular Les Miz, you will find the cinematic version exciting and rewarding. Not a fan? You may remain unconvinced.
INDY Week  |  Laura Boyes  |  12-26-2012  |  Reviews

Atom Egoyan on Psychological Thrillers, the Future of Indie Cinema and 'Chloe'new

In Chloe, Atom Egoyan takes us into the seemingly pristine world of Julianne Moore and Liam Neeson, a doctor and professor respectively, who live in the upscale strata of Toronto, charming son by their side.
Montreal Mirror  |  Matthew Hays  |  03-30-2010  |  Reviews

Chiselled Channing Tatum Shows Soft Side in 'Dear John'new

Based on weepie-novel master Nicholas Sparks’s same-named book, the movie chronicles the romance between John, who had a tough upbringing, and the more privileged Savannah Curtis, played by the equally young and attractive actor Amanda Seyfried.
The Georgia Straight  |  Patty Jones  |  02-08-2010  |  Reviews

Middle-Aged ABBA Musical Not Quite as Cringetastic as Those Words Implynew

1994's Muriel's Wedding used the title character’s obsession with the '70s Swedish quartet's glittery lady-music to underscore Muriel's disconnected idealization of romance, glamour and marriage-centered happiness, an obsession that leaves her struggling to construct a true sense of self. Mamma Mia!, on the other hand, features ABBA as a way to ... sing along to ABBA songs. And dance.
Weekly Alibi  |  Erin Adair-Hodges  |  07-29-2008  |  Reviews

'Mamma Mia!' Big-Screen Musical Drains the Fun Out of ABBAnew

For all its halfhearted stabs at catering to the transatlantic youth market (with a little gift tucked in for the stage show’'s voluminous gay following), Mamma Mia! is a (Shirley) valentine to 50-something we're-not-done-yet broads.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  07-18-2008  |  Reviews

A Big Fat Greek Wedding Features the Songs of ABBAnew

Whatever else you think of ABBA, you have to respect great cross-programming. Mamma Mia! opens just as the world's boyfriends and husbands are going off to see their secret boyfriend Batman.
Metro Silicon Valley  |  Richard von Busack  |  07-17-2008  |  Reviews

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