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Zap2It.comNaveen Andrews is set to join the cast of "The Brave One," a revenge thriller set up at Warner Bros. Neil Jordan is directing the project, which is set to go in front of cameras in August with Oscar winner Jodie Foster in the lead role and recent Academy...
Times Staff WriterLongtime British producer Stephen Woolley — most notably of such Neil Jordan films as "The Crying Game" and "Interview With the Vampire" — makes his directing debut with the lethargic drama "Stoned." An account of the final months of...
Tags: Movies, Death, Drama (genre), Keith Richards, Crimes
Brooklyn A Novel Colm Tóibín Scribner: 272 pp., $25 Colm Tóibín leads a generation of Irish novelists, born in the 1950s, who have achieved wide international readership. Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Neil Jordan and Patrick McCabe have long been...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday April 3, 1998 Ireland's Neil Jordan has made some unforgettable movies, "Mona Lisa" and "The Crying Game," among them, but "The Butcher Boy" may just be his best. Jordan is remarkable in his ability to reveal people's inner lives and...
FOR THE TIMESFriday January 15, 1999 The key to the demented mind of a serial killer, and to his connection with a neighborhood clairvoyant, is to be found in a child's bedroom in a town at the bottom of a lake formed by a flood 30 years ago. The water, it...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Child Abuse, Death, Dionne Warwick, Children
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday December 3, 1999 Handsomely mounted, literate, emotionally sophisticated, "The End of the Affair" has everything a period romance should have, including a score by Michael Nyman and passionate performances by stars Ralph Fiennes and...
Tags: Movies, Graham Greene, Fiction, Sigourney Weaver, Ralph Fiennes
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday November 19, 1999 With "Felicia's Journey," Canada's masterful and ever-venturesome Atom Egoyan continues to explore the ways in which people are damaged by terrible loss and loneliness and how they strive to overcome them. This...
Tags: Movies, William Trevor, Penelope Cruz, Death, Elaine Cassidy
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday April 28, 2000 "The Last September," a luminous, piercing film from the Elizabeth Bowen novel, richly evokes a world of privilege on the verge of disintegration. The time is the fall of 1920 in County Cork, and the setting is a grand...
Times Staff WriterFew things are more frustrating and disconcerting than unhappy films made by an indisputably talented team. Writer-director Neil Jordan's flashy but tiresome "The Good Thief," as loaded with pretension as it is atmosphere, is the latest dispiriting case...
Tags: Movies, Michael Collins, Theft, Crimes, Leonard Cohen
Times Staff Writer"Intermission" has one of the most misleading openings in recent memory. Colin Farrell's Lehiff is turning on his charm full force for a Dublin café waitress only to sock her in the jaw and grab the cash from her register. By the end of the credits he's...
Against the Ropes Boxing manager Jackie Kallen is the real-life inspiration for this fictional story of a fighter (Omar Epps) and his handler (Meg Ryan). With Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Kerry Washington. Directed by Charles S. Dutton. Paramount, March...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDUBLIN -- Bono is behind the wheel of his black Mercedes sedan, taking a visitor on a mini-tour of the city as he heads downtown to meet the other members of U2 for dinner. The rock quartet has spent much of the day in its rehearsal studio on the River...
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