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Bad Catch

Don't place any bets on the success of this summer's baseball movie, Summer Catch. It's boring, it's brainless and it's all been done before.


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Clueless in Cyberspace

Recess logged on and tuned in to automated IM Buddy "SmarterChild." Though created as a resource for info-tracking, this cybersmarty doesn't have ALL the answers.


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Tara On...

Film star and sex kitten Tara Reid wants more than a slice of American Pie. Outspoken and uninhibited, she's got a mouthful for everyone, though her opinions may be tough to swallow.


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Bubbling Over

The commercials and previews for Bubble Boy really haven't done justice to this meaningful comedy, a spoof on the situation of the real-life "Boy in the Bubble.


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Powerhouse Production

By now, you've probably heard the buzz about The Producers, Broadway's record-shattering sensation. Winner of 12 Tony Awards, the show is sold out for the next year and onward, prompting the...


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When Lemurs ruled Earth...

Later this summer Tim Burton's remake of The Planet of the Apes hits theaters. We know the story: man lands on an "unknown" planet and discovers that apes, not humans, are the dominant species....


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TV-MA

In April, an NBC executive distributed a copy of an exceptionally violent episode of The Sopranos to other television executives along with a memo.


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Ani-mania

At well over $200 million in ticket grosses and counting, Shrek is the undisputed champion of this summer's box office.


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Summer Splendor

Summer means trips to the beach, county fairs, outdoor cookin' and 16 weeks of movies so utterly predictable that there's almost no point in heading to the multiplex--at least for film critics.


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Krispy Kraze

in ancient times, all roads led to Rome. One could be traveling the Goth Turnpike, heading due north toward Finland, and he would miraculously find himself back in the capitol city.


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Two Steps at a Time

Not long ago, "two-step garage" would have meant a country jitterdance in the shed behind the John Deere. Times have changed.