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Richly detailed film ‘Appaloosa’ is solid entry in Western genre

The film is an old-fashioned morality tale. “Appaloosa” is the sort of solid, simple Western

Predictable but likable thriller

Leonardo DiCaprio turns in an amped-up performance in ‘Body of Lies.’ “Body of Lies” is a

Football film ‘Express’ fails to score points for originality

It’s well-filmed like any other sports movie, but boring. 111Davis, “the Elmira Express” (a

‘City of Ember’ may spark a new wave of sci-fi fans

The smart film urges young people to think independently and question authority. Heads up, all

Voices give ‘Chihuahuas’ some bite

For some reason, Yo quiero Taco Bell. Those savvy market research-readers at Disney have

Film biography is anything but genius

‘Flash of Genius’ is the story of a dull, wronged inventor. “Flash of Genius” is a film

Cluttered ‘Eagle Eye’ is tough to figure out

The movie borrows some from ‘North by Northwest’ and ‘The Fugitive.’ Far-fetched, fast-moving,

‘Nights in Rodanthe’ can’t live up to promise

The stars turn in good performances, but the novelist’s sentimentality wins out. There’s still

In ‘Ghost Town,’ Gervais lifts others

This dentist gains a different view of life after a surgery-gone-wrong. “Ghost Town” serves as

There are plenty of ‘I didn’t see that coming’ moments.

There are plenty of ‘I didn’t see that coming’ moments. A worldly “bad girl” wife, a naive

The best movies by the Coen brothers are deadpan essays in dark comedy, with intricate plots and

The best movies by the Coen brothers are deadpan essays in dark comedy, with intricate plots and

War-on-terror thriller has ‘hiss-able’ villain

Parallel tales don’t balance to keep suspense rolling. “Traitor” is a solid, gripping, only

‘Hamlet 2’ spoofs films about ‘inspiring’ teachers

There’s a wealth of hilarious bits, but the movie doesn’t quite come together. “Dead Poets

Justice Dept. boosted my career, Chong says

Tommy Chong’s glory days of starring as the latter half of the pothead comedy act Cheech Chong

Family-friendly messages fill sports film

This sports dramedy uses the usual sports formula but makes key points. “The Longshots” is a

‘Death Race’: a movie in search of a video game

It’s not just about the killing. It’s about the cleavage. Of all the Z-movies in the Roger

Sutherland is wasted in un-scary ‘Mirrors’

Aside from the cheap jolt, the film is mundane. Kiefer, dog, what happened to you, man? You

‘Pineapple’ is new genre — stoner action comedy

Imagine a “Pulp Fiction” starring the stoners from “Knocked Up.” That’s “Pineapple Express,” a

Third ‘Mummy’ is truly cursed

The O’Connells and their son pick up a dozen years after their last adventure. Three Mummy

Stunning imagery of ‘The Fall’ doesn’t make up for thin plot

The opening and closing pay tribute to early film stunts. As eye candy, “The Fall” is

On the fence about ‘Swing Vote’

Costner lets it all hang out in this film about the last vote. Will a complacent America that

Conspiracy, weirdness missing from ‘X-Files’

The new “X-Files” movie? Not exactly “out there.” The truth is they’ve taken the spooky,

Having pun and games

If you’re old enough to read this review, you aren’t the target audience for “Space Chimps,” a movie

Murphy steers off course in ‘Meet Dave’

Murphy visits Earth as Dave. It says volumes about the state of Eddie Murphy’s comedy career

Despite stardom, Abigail Breslin retains her ‘American Girl’ charm

The young actress had a new experience: using a typewriter. Like a lot of 12-year-olds,

For target audience, ‘Kit Kittredge’ works

The movie’s young star does a good job of anchoring the film. Sweet, old-fashioned and

Superhero comedy not satire it could’ve been

This summer reaches its superhero saturation point precisely 56 minutes into “Hancock,” a comic riff

‘WALL-E’ touches, teaches and tickles

This robot can make anyone feel warm and fuzzy inside. The late, great Stanley Kubrick

‘The Love Guru’ is typical Myers fare

The question is, will audiences embrace Myers’ PG-13 comedy in an era of raunchy Apatow flicks?

‘Hulk’ isn’t as strong as ‘Iron Man’

The new movie recasts and re-invents the history of the ‘Hulk’ movie from 2003. The Hulk may

‘The Happening’ offers new take on zombie films

M. Night Shyamalan is too caught up in explaining the unexplainable in his latest film. If

‘Kung Fu Panda’ makes animation action-packed

Jack Black brings Po, the panda, to life in the film. Po dreams of being a great martial

Cast, script elevate ‘Strangers’

The director lets the audience see scary things that the victims don’t see. Fans of the

Karen Allen is back where she belongs

The actress who plays Indy’s love interest was surprised they wanted her back. The eyes still

New ‘Jones’ film is an exciting series finale

‘The Crystal Skull’ will give fans a chance to reminisce. There were a dozen good reasons to

nba playoffs | Cavs vs. Celtics

Tuesday: Boston 76, Cleveland 72, Boston leads series 1-0 Today: Cleveland at Boston, 7 p.m.

be kind to animals week What you can do

The mission of the American Humane Association, as a network of individuals and organizations, is to

Pact between sheriff’s office, CCA to end

Education and life skills programs will come to the jail via satellite. YOUNGSTOWN — The 14-

Streets to be closed for fundraiser

WARREN — A number of downtown streets will be closed beginning today through Monday morning for the

Former Ursuline standout Curd joins Thunder

BOARDMAN — Former Ursuline High standout Chris Curd has been assigned to the Mahoning Valley Thunder

Forum Health board approves sale of its home-care division to Celtic

Celtic will offer employment to all Forum Health at Home staff. YOUNGSTOWN — The Forum Health

Child-endangering suspect leaves court, is arrested again

BOARDMAN — The same day a Lemans Drive man appeared in court on one child endangering charge, he was

Cinton stays in; Obama refocuses

WASHINGTON — Now facing almost insurmountable odds, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York came

Niles council deals with street flooding

The south side of Indiana Avenue is temporarily lower than the north because of uneven grading.

North-South vulnerable. East deals.

North-South vulnerable. East deals. NORTH xJ 6 2 uQ 8 7 6 5 vK 7 6 wA 3 WEST EAST x3

Campbell to limit cats, dogs

CAMPBELL — A law limiting the number of cats and dogs to four each per residential property is

‘Star Wars’ kid Abrams aims to reinvent ‘Star Trek’ world

The director wouldn’t give up a lot of details about the new movie. LOS ANGELES — J.J. Abrams

Jets begin flying more slowly to save millions in fuel costs

The slower speeds add only a few minutes to flight times. NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers have long known

Liberty Township is late in acknowledging that death of woman merits inquiry

Liberty Township is late in acknowledging that death of woman merits inquiry Sometimes it takes

Things at a standstill

Whatever the question is, Washington is not the answer, at least not for the rest of this year. The


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