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Check out the soundtrack to the final “Star Wars” film

Ted Pigeon April 27, 2005

In less than a month, the sixth and final Star Wars film, "Revenge of the Sith," will finally be in theaters. It is the missing link in the "Star Wars" saga and will provide a bridge to the original trilogy...

“Robots:” Not just for kids

Ted Pigeon March 17, 2005

Robots - ***Starring Ewan McGregor,Robin Williams, Halle Berry,Drew Carey and Mel BrooksDirected by Chris Wedgeand Carlos SaldanhaRunning Time: 93 min.Rated PGComputer animation as of late seems to have...

Oscars 2005

Ted Pigeon January 27, 2005

"The Incredibles"Although "Shrek 2" monetarily reigned champ at the box office, this film outdoes it in nearly every respect. The animation is more eye-popping, and its scenario of a aged superhero suffering...

Despite Hollywood hype, recent movies are hit-or-miss in theaters

Ted Pigeon January 20, 2005

The Aviator - ***½ (out of ****)Director Martin Scorsese's latest work is a celebration of golden age Hollywood and old-fashioned movie making with this film, which chronicles the life of Howard Hughes,...

“Alexander”

Ted Pigeon December 2, 2004

I really can't help but wonder why the Warner Bros. Studio executives would allow Oliver Stone to direct a film aimed at mainstream audiences. Stone is a wonderfully gifted filmmaker who is responsible...

‘The Polar Express’ rides to top of box office

Ted Pigeon November 19, 2004

The Polar Express***½ (out of four)-Starring Tom Hanks, Peter Scolari and Michael Jeter-Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg-Directed by Robert Zemeckis-Running Time: 100 minutes-Rated: GWith all the...

“The Incredibles” kicks into theaters

Ted Pigeon November 11, 2004

"The Incredibles"***½ out of fiveStarring Craig T. Wilson, Holly Hunter, Jason Leeand Samuel L. JacksonWritten/Directed by Brad BirdRunning Time: 115 minutesRated PGOver the past couple of years, there...

Fall films heat up holiday season

Ted Pigeon October 21, 2004

Shark Tale In summing up my disappointment over this latest computer-animated endeavor from DreamWorks, I could easily say that it doesn't hold a candle to Disney's "Finding Nemo," which would be very...

The Force is back

Ted Pigeon September 23, 2004

It all started in May of 1977 with the simple phrase, "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away," and much like the sudden burst of the orchestra that announces the main title, "Star Wars" took the world...

Somebody is watching in “Wicker Park”

Ted Pigeon September 9, 2004

One positive thing that can be said of "Wicker Park," given its conventional plot elements, is that it avoids reducing itself to a generic thriller. However that is about the only positive thing that can...

Somebody is watching in “Wicker Park”

Ted Pigeon September 9, 2004

One positive thing that can be said of "Wicker Park," given its conventional plot elements, is that it avoids reducing itself to a generic thriller. However that is about the only positive thing that can...

Summer 2004 movie reviews

Ted Pigeon September 2, 2004

The Bourne Supremacy - Matt Damon reprises his role as Jason Bourne and is just as compelling in this well-made and engaging sequel to the 2002 original. Paul Grengrass takes over the helm from Doug Liman,...

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