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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3

If it’s still true that the demographic that drives Hollywood is the 18- to 35-year-olds, then I fail to see the market potential in remaking a movie that was released the year in which the oldest of those potential viewers were born.


Reviews of movies with the actor Steve Zahn, whose face you would recognize from numerous supporting parts even if the name doesn’t ring a bell, almost inevitably contain the word “puppy.”

Rudo Y Cursi

Not surprisingly for a film that reunited the stars of Y Tu Mamá También, the movie that kicked off the international resurgence of Mexican cinema in the last decade, Rudo y Cursi was a huge hit in Mexico.

Every Little Step

For nearly 35 years, it’s been a tenet of the commercial theatre world that Buffalo’s Michael Bennett created a musical-theatre breakthrough when he conceived, shepherded and dragooned into existence the 1975 phenomenon, A Chorus Line.

The Merry Gentleman

There’s only one scene in The Merry Gentleman where star and director Michael Keaton operates with the quietly tense, witty and recessive authority he used to employ in films like Batman.

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