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Topic: burt reynolds

Passion Play

When not even Megan Fox can summon ‘Passion,’ uh-oh.


Rod Lott
If Mickey Rourke keeps taking roles like the jazz trumpeter Nate in "Passion Play," he'll find his post-Oscar nominee career comeback over as quickly as Burt Reynolds'.
Monday, June 6, 2011

The Cannonball Run

It’s the Burt that hurts.


Rod Lott
In my tween days, 1981’s “The Cannonball Run” played HBO so often, one would think the cable channel had been taken over by Dom DeLuise. My brothers and I watched it with seemingly every airing.
Friday, October 28, 2011


Hard to say, hard to love.


Rod Lott
“Bunraku” gets its name from a form of traditional Japanese puppetry, but it may as well be called “Cowboys and Samurai” or something equally generic. The sophomore effort of director Guy Moshe raises hopes for something special in its animated opening credits, which depict violence throughout civilization, but there’s simply too much going on here for a rather simple revenge story.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011