Glenn Lovell

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Review: 'The Waterboy'

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After decent gains made with "The Wedding Singer," an amiable crossover vehicle, Adam Sandler scrambles back to his SNL Cajun Boy persona for "The Waterboy." The formulaic mix of mirth and mayhem is…

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Review: 'The Waterboy'

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After decent gains made with "The Wedding Singer," an amiable crossover vehicle, Adam Sandler scrambles back to his "SNL" Cajun Boy persona for "The Waterboy." The formulaic mix of mirth and mayhem…

Helmer gets his revenge

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Klaus Kinski had his say about that dictatorial blankety-blank Werner Herzog in his 1988 memoir "All I Need Is Love." Now it's Herzog's turn. Helmer of "Aguirre: The Wrath of God," "Fitzcarraldo" and…

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Review: 'Fated Vocation'

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In "Fated Vocation," the infighting and financial travails of a touring opera company are used to debate cultural-vs.-social priorities in modern-day rural Vietnam. Despite its obvious political…

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Review: 'Whirlwind'

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One corrupt bureaucracy has supplanted another in the fictitious West African town in "Whirlwind," an overly ambitious mix of political satire and culture-clash drama. Third feature by Burkina Faso's…

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Review: 'When Love Comes'

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Four years ago Maori actress Rena Owen knocked out audiences with her turn as a survivor of vicious spousal abuse in "Once Were Warriors." In "When Love Comes ," she plays an even chancier role, a…

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Review: 'Paradise Sea'

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A primitive-looking sailboat is at the center of "Paradise Sea." The vessel is big, beautiful and utterly useless. "No one uses a wooden boat anymore," it's pointed out midway through construction…

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