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Alas, There is Nothing 'Extraordinary' About 'Extraordinary Measures'

Harrison Ford and Brendan Fraser make a serviceable team, but Extraordinary Measures can't escape its very ordinary presentation.

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Lesley Smith
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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Amid all the poorly edited, atrociously written tumult, the silly CGI and the tragic misuse of Jet Li and Michelle Yeoh, Rick remains an appealing throwback hero.

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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

Brendan Fraser is stuck inside Journey to the Center of the Earth, a movie with precious little new to say about journeys, centers, or -- amazingly -- action.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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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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Crash (2004)

The lesson seems geared toward those viewers who were surprised by the Rodney King video, that is, people who don't regularly deal with cultural collisions.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)

I doubt there are many other youngish actors who could keep up with Daffy Duck as skillfully as Brendan Fraser.

Jesse Hassenger
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The Quiet American (2002)

That the U.S. imagines itself in the position to take unilateral decisions that affect the rest of the world is as much a function of the nation's founding myths (all that 'city on a hill' business, represented in Pyle's notion that he can save Phuong) as it is its economic might (Pyle's knowledge that he can support Phuong).

Cynthia Fuchs
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