Tag Archives: Jack Black
HDTV Movie Premieres: March 12-18

HDTV Movie Premieres: March 12-18

Bride Wars: TV3, 8.30pm Saturday. Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson star as best friends whose meticulous wedding plans crash when a clerical error leads to each getting married on the same day. Critics scarcely celebrated: “A shrill, mechanical comedy” (Variety); “has possibly the worst comedy idea since Springtime for Hitler, with almost no room for […]

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HDTV Movie Premieres: December 4-10

HDTV Movie Premieres: December 4-10

Philadelphia: Sky Movies Greats, 8.30pm Saturday. Jonathan Demme’s tepid potboiler with a conscience stars Tom Hanks, in Oscar-winning form, as a hotshot lawyer who is fired from his heavyweight firm because he has contracted Aids — or so he claims when he hires homophobic, streetwise attorney Denzel Washington to take senior partner Jason Robards to […]

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HDTV Movie Premieres: October 9-15

HDTV Movie Premieres: October 9-15

The X-Files: I Want to Believe: TV3, 8.30pm Saturday. Mulder and Scully’s first investigation in 10 years is inexplicably conventional given the show’s spooky legacy. Yet that doesn’t stop the filmmakers from expecting us to swallow the implausible — what fans might accept as expedient drama on TV doesn’t cut it on the big screen. […]

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