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Times Staff WriterBrad Bird's 'Ratatouille' is so audacious you have to fall in love with its unlikely hero. If we are living in a golden age of animation — and we are — one of the reasons is writer-director Brad Bird. That's somewhat ironic, because as his new...
Tribune criticSo many canines are going potty in the nation's multiplexes this month, what with "Marley & Me" and now the ensemble bowser adventure "Hotel for Dogs," I wouldn't be surprised if Lars Von Trier re-released "Dogville" just for fun. He'd make $10 million...
In a java-loving world dominated by Starbucks and flavored with local roasters ranging from Metropolis and Casteel to Stewarts and PapaNicholas, Zell has carved a niche for Intelligentsia based on his coffee — and coffee-drinking —...
Tags: New York City, Kenya, California, Music Theater, Philosophy
The clever canine stars of the family comedy "Hotel for Dogs" had to learn more than sit, stay, fetch and play dead. They had to become adept at sitting on toilets, herding mechanical sheep and operating a vending machine filled with shoes. "It wasn't...
Special to The TimesLacking the wit to qualify as a sick joke, the ongoing saga of Hannibal Lecter has become the Grand Guignol equivalent of a shaggy-dog story, a rambling, directionless yarn whose promising beginnings have been eclipsed by its stubborn failure to end. A...
Tags: Anthony Hopkins, Crimes, Sam Adams, Criminals, Rhys Ifans
Times Staff Writer"Our Daily Bread" has an astounding eye for wonders and horrors, the awesome and the awful, for hidden sights, untold stories and key aspects of our world that we rarely get to see and might not necessarily want to. Once witnessed, however, these things...
Times Staff WriterIn the first "Final Destination," 40 high school seniors from a Manhattan suburb take off from JFK for a 10-day Paris field trip with four teachers. The jet barely leaves the ground before it explodes, killing everybody aboard. The catch was that the...
TIMES STAFF WRITERLaurent Firode's "Happenstance" arrives as a welcome Christmas gift from France, a musing on how character and fate--and sometimes pure chance--collide in myriad ways beyond our imaginings. It brims with the charm, wisdom and light touch that have...
FOR THE TIMESFriday July 23, 1999 Maybe it's a generational thing, but "Inspector Gadget," the animated adventure series that flourished in the '70s and '80s, never quite caught my fancy in the way that, say, its lesser-known contemporary, "Danger Mouse," did....
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday September 17, 1999 It's not surprising that master director Emir Kusturica, from a former Yugoslav republic, would seek a change of pace after his 1995 Cannes prizewinner, "Underground," a controversial, bleakly absurdist epic take on half...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday November 12, 1999 A wondrous blending of art and science, the Imax 3-D film "Galapagos" finds Carole Baldwin, a Smithsonian marine biologist, retracing Darwin's 1835 journey to the Galapagos Islands off Ecuador that yielded his theory of...
TIMES STAFF WRITERMonday August 28, 1995 "Arabian Knight" is a charmer for children but is a bit too simple a tale to hold adult attention. However, parents who go with their kids cannot fail to be blown away by the sheer beauty and sophistication of the film's...
Tags: Crimes, Cinema Industry, Vincent Price, Jennifer Beals, Theft
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