The End Is Nigh … in Technicolor!
If summer comes, can a plethora of new disaster flicks be far behind? First out of the chute for 2004 comes The Day After Tomorrow , a cautionary tale from doomsday chronicler Roland ( Independence Day ) Emmerich about what will happen to civilization if we don’t learn Read More
Hold on to your No-Doz: Another Star Wars is here. Episode II-Attack of the Clones is as exciting as a rancid Yoo-Hoo. These horrors don’t go away; they just keep coming back, like penicillin-resistant viruses. This $120 million installment (cheap by series standards) looks and sounds like the four that came before, except that it’s Read More
When Texas company Maritz, Wolff & Co. bought the 72-year-old
Carlyle Hotel for $130 million in January 2001, the new management assured New
Yorkers that it would make few changes to the swank, fraying hotel where John
Kennedy once kept a pad, Brooke Astor celebrated her 95th birthday, and where
everyone from Harry Truman to Read More
Billy Bob’s Mom Has E.S.P.
The Gift , superbly directed by Sam Raimi, with a dark and brooding script by veteran screenwriters Tom Epperson and Billy Bob Thornton, is a chilling, suspenseful thriller with supernatural overtones that features a smashing performance by Cate Blanchett as a character with psychic powers, loosely based on Mr. Thornton’s Read More