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Robert Zemeckis

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  • 'Flight' review: Stuck in first gear

    'Flight' review: Stuck in first gear
    ** (out of four) Boy, motion-capture technology has come a long way. In “Flight,” that really looks like Denzel Washington. Just kidding. For the first time since 2000’s “Cast Away,” Chicago-native director Robert...
  • Denzel Washington, Robert Zemeckis in a top 'Flight' ★★★★

    Denzel Washington, Robert Zemeckis in a top 'Flight' ★★★★
    "Flight" is exciting — terrific, really — because in addition to the sophisticated storytelling techniques by which it keeps us hooked, it doesn't drag audience sympathies around by the nose, telling us what to think or how to judge the...
  • Denzel Washington flies high in 'Flight'

    Denzel Washington flies high in 'Flight'
    Denzel Washington has a weird, recurring dream about flying, but it has nothing to do with piloting an airplane like he does in his new film, "Flight." "I've had it for most of my life," Washington said during a recent press conference at Montage in...
  • MOVIE REVIEW: "Flight" $10/10

    MOVIE REVIEW: "Flight" $10/10
    Would God put 100 souls through a traumatic experience to change the heart of one man? And what if this man was living an extremely reckless life, with a complete disregard for the well-being of those who need him most? If God would put the lives of...
  • Film review: Return of the live-action Zemeckis

    Film review: Return of the live-action Zemeckis
    From the ads and trailers, you might think that “Flight” is some sort of legal thriller, with Denzel Washington's character being unfairly accused or even framed; and you'd be about 10% right. In fact, “Flight” is primarily a moral...
  • 'Holy Motors' review: That's how it's done, 'Cloud Atlas'

    'Holy Motors' review: That's how it's done, 'Cloud Atlas'
    ***1/2 (out of four) Making the storyline of “The Master” look like child’s play, French filmmaker Leos Carax’s first film in 13 years features Eva Mendes in arguably her most fascinating role. Uh, it’s not exactly similar...
  • Reel Critic: Denzel's 'Flight' soars

    Reel Critic: Denzel's 'Flight' soars
    Whip Whitaker wakes up with a beautiful woman after a night of hard partying. He has a flight to catch in two hours, so he downs more booze and cocaine to pull himself together before strutting onto the plane. Whitaker is the pilot. What follows in...
  • Our 'Million Dollar Decorators' challenge: Shop Kmart, Marshalls

    Our 'Million Dollar Decorators' challenge: Shop Kmart, Marshalls
    They shop, they drink, they dine, they kvetch. They turn otherwise ordinary rooms into polished interiors, and then ... they go shopping again. They are the stars of “Million Dollar Decorators,” the Bravo reality series that started its second...
  • Film review: A redeeming 'Life of Pi'

    Film review: A redeeming 'Life of Pi'
    "Life of Pi," like the recent "Cloud Atlas," is adapted from a novel widely considered to be unfilmable. While in "Cloud Atlas" the issue was the book's multistory structure, in "Life of Pi" the problem is of a technical nature — the two main...
  • 'Mars Needs Moms' movie premiere: Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Berkeley Breathed

     
    Berkeley Breathed, Seth Green and Joan Cusack were on the red carpet for the "Mars Needs Moms" movie premiere in Hollywood. Berkeley Breathed, of "Bloom County" fame, wrote the book "Mars Needs Moms."...
  • Movie Projector: 'Battle: Los Angeles' will rule, 'Mars Needs Moms' will bomb

     
    "Battle: Los Angeles" is expected to wipe out the competition at the box office this weekend, leaving "Mars Needs Moms" searching for any signs of life. Sony Pictures' "Battle," an alien invasion story starring Aaron Eckhart, should open to domestic......