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Show Tracker“In Plain Sight,” the USA Network series about witness protection, came to an end last Friday after five fine seasons. Although it was, in its broad outlines, a familiar thing, a basic-cable cop show with comically bantering leads -- Mary........
24 FramesThe Newport Beach Film Festival, now in its 13th year, opens Thursday with the premiere of the comedy "Jewtopia." In all, 460 films from 50 countries will unspool at six Orange County theaters over seven days as part of the event -- it’s the largest...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday February 4, 2000 T.S. Eliot was wrong about April being the cruelest month. For moviegoers, at least, that honor belongs to January, with some of the nasty stuff bleeding into February. This is when studios tend to unload the films they don't...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday March 17, 2000 Amos Gitai's somber, elegiac "Kadosh," which means "sacred" in Yiddish, takesus into the sequestered world of Mea Shearim, the Orthodox Jewish quarter of Jerusalem, where its devout citizens are committed to preserving an...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday March 10, 2000 Better than Harrison Ford, John Travolta or even Leonardo DiCaprio, getting the devil involved in your picture is a sure way of getting it made. Not necessarily as a producer or financial backer (though that probably wouldn't...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday February 18, 2000 "Pitch Black," a routine sci-fi/horror action-adventure, takes us where we've been countless times before--a forbidding distant planet--and offers nothing new along the way. Director David Twohy, who co-wrote the script with...
TIMES STAFF WRITERTuesday February 22, 2000 When renowned British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked upon a bold attempt to cross the continent of Antarctica via the South Pole in 1914, among the crew of 27 aboard his sailing ship Endurance was the already...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday March 3, 2000 Bosnian-born filmmaker Jasmin Dizdar sets the tone for his bravura allegory "Beautiful People" right at the start, as two men, one a shaggy Croat (Faruk Pruti), the other a swarthy Serb (Dado Jehan), recognize each other on a...
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TIMES FILM CRITICWednesday February 23, 2000 Distracted and dissipated dope-smoking man of letters Grady Tripp (Michael Douglas) has known bad days. Yes, he admits as "Wonder Boys" opens, his wife has left him that very morning, "but wives had left me before." Yes,...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday February 25, 2000 Eric Mendelsohn's "Judy Berlin" is a comedy of the most delicately balanced perfection, rueful yet radiant, every moment calibrated with exquisite precision for just the right effect. And yet it never seems less than...
SPECIAL TO THE TIMESFriday February 11, 2000 Disney's new animated feature "The Tigger Movie" is a brightly colored, upbeat entertainment that will please small children, its obvious target audience. Parents and older siblings, however, may grow impatient with the...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday March 17, 2000 John McNaughton's documentary "Condo Painting" sounds like a put-on, and in a way it is, even though that title refers not to an apartment house getting a face lift but to a witty study of artist George Condo at work. A boyish-...
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