Articles tagged amanda seyfried

Although Visually Splendid, “Epic’s” Story Is As Generic As Its Title

Epic's screenplay keeps piling on mystical narrative contrivances rather than taking the time to develop the characters who most need it

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‘Red Riding Hood:’ Overheated and Half-Baked

Red Riding Hood doesn’t have the teeth to bite into the thrumming subterranean eroticism lurking just beneath its overripe surface; but neither does it have the self-awareness (or self-confidence) to cross over the line into full blown kitsch.

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Dear John / Dear Nicholas Sparks,  I’m Breaking Up With You

Since I can’t bear to think about any of it for more than a minute without falling into a nostalgic regret-tinged swoon over what might have been, I’ll get to the point. I owe you that much (but not enough to actually tell you this in person, or on the phone).

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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12 Jan 2009 // 8:59 PM

Mamma Mia!

The kind of movie whose campiness you just have to give into if you want to enjoy it -- and then you'll have a blast.

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14 Dec 2008 // 8:00 AM

Mamma Mia!: 2-Disc Special Edition

Sometimes, the cinema can be a lot like oil and water. Certain facets of a film can struggle to stay together, eventually separating like the

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18 Jul 2008 // 3:17 AM

Mamma Mia!

Meryl Streep scampers and writhes with something like abandon in her tomboyish overalls, her glowing tan and perfectly arranged "wild" blond hair indicating Donna's stanch independence.

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‘Mamma Mia!‘s’ Amanda Seyfried talks about the price of fame

Amanda Seyfried (pronounced SIGH-frid) says that her big eyes make her look a bit like a frog. But the Amanda sitting across a small table

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16 Jul 2008 // 10:45 PM

‘Mamma’ Mangled

When it arrives in theaters tomorrow (18 July), Mamma Mia! will probably go down as one of the biggest hits of Summer 2008. It has all the

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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12 Jan 2007 // 2:00 AM

Alpha Dog (2006)

The film identifies a limited range of possible "reasons" for the murder, most having to do with ignorance, by the victim, the aggressors, the parents, and the 30 some "witnesses," numbered on screen.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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