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Halle Berry and Bruce Willis arrive to the premiere of their movie 'Perfect Stranger,' Tuesday, April 10, 2007, in New York, which opens nationwide on April 13. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)
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WILD HOGSBiker buddies Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy are not all that wild, and more importantly, not all that funny. The road romp from director Walt Becker is like his “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder” on Maalox, the humor and hijinks tame and tranquil as though it were a middle-aged epilogue to that raunchy campus comedy. The filmmakers simply fashion an excuse to send their weekend motorcyclists onto a cross-country road trip, then string together uninspired encounters with some fellow travelers and a hardcore biker gang headed by Ray Liotta, whose enthusiastic bad-boy performance is wasted in a woefully underwritten role. Marisa Tomei, Jill Hennessy and Tichina Arnold barely register as wives or lovers of our heroes. Most of the jokes and gags are boring or outright annoying, but the movie does have a surprise guest appearance that will amuse biker-film fans. PG-13 for crude and sexual content and some violence. 99 min. Two stars out of four.- David Germain, AP Movie WriterPREMONITIONSandra Bullock plays a woman with a seemingly perfect life until she gets a vision from the future that says her husband (Julian McMahon) will die in a car wreck. With Nia Long, Kate Nelligan, Amber Valletta and Peter Stormare. Written by Bill Kelly. Directed by Mennan Yapo. PG-13 for some violent content, disturbing images, thematic material and brief language.- L.A. Times-Washington Post News Service

PERFECT STRANGERAn investigative reporter (Halle Berry) goes undercover to find out if a top ad exec (Bruce Willis) murdered her friend. With Giovanni Ribisi and Gary Dourdan. Screenplay by Todd Komarnicki, story by Jon Bokenkamp. Directed by James Foley. R, for sexual content, nudity, some disturbing violent images and language. – L.A. Times-Washington PostNews ServiceMEET THE ROBINSONS A lonely orphan travels to the future, where he meets the odd Robinson family, which needs his help to survive. With the voices of Angela Bassett, Tom Selleck, Harland Williams, Laurie Metcalf, Adam West, Ethan Sandler and Tom Kenny. Screenplay by Michelle Bochner, based on the book by William Joyce. Directed by Steve Anderson. G.- L.A. Times-Washington Post News ServiceBLADES OF GLORYBased on the number of prominent cameos by figure skating royalty in this pas de deux comedy, the world of toe loops, double axels and triple Lutzes has a pretty good sense of humor about itself. And that’s a good thing because the movie, which stars Will Ferrell and Jon Heder as rival skaters forced to restart their careers as the first male-male pairs team, leaves no sacred cow or Salchow untipped. “Blades” is a hysterical parody as long as bodies are in motion, nailing the compulsories of a sport ripe for caricature, but it skates on thinner ice outside the rink. Whatever combination of choreography, camera trickery and special effects were required to render the over-the-top, hyper-real skate numbers, they’re executed with wit and ingenuity. (1:33) PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language, a comic violent image and some drug references.- L.A. Times-Washington Post News ServiceFIREHOUSE DOGA family movie about a boy and his dog that save a troubled fire station. With Josh Hutcherson, Bruce Greenwood, Bree Turner, Dash Mihok, Steven Culp. PG for sequences of action peril, some mild crude humor and language. – L.A. Times-Washington PostNews Service

WILD HOGSZODIAC”Seven” director David Fincher returns to serial killer territory with this dramatized examination of the real-life hunt for San Francisco’s Zodiac Killer during the 1970s. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox, Elias Koteas, Donal Logue, John Carroll Lynch and Dermot Mulroney. Screenplay by James Vanderbilt, based on the book by Robert Graysmith. R for violence, language, drug material and brief sexual images.- L.A. Times-Washington PostNews Service



ARE WE DONE YET?Ice Cube follows up the family vacation with a remake of “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House” in which a “fixer-upper” home in the country becomes a never-ending money pit for an urban family. With Nia Long, John C. McGinley, Aleisha Allen and Philip Daniel Bolden. Screenplay by Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone, J. David Stern and David N. Weiss. Directed by Steve Carr. PG for some innuendos and brief language.- L.A. Times-Washington Post News ServiceTHE LAST MIMZYMimzy is the name of a beat-up stuffed rabbit two children find in a mysterious box of toy-like objects. As they play with the toys, they begin to get smarter, but bizarre things start to happen. With Timothy Hutton, Joely Richardson and Rainn Wilson. Based on the short story by Lewis Padgett. Directed by Bob Shaye. PG for some thematic elements, mild peril and language.- L.A. Times-Washington Post News ServiceMEET THE ROBINSONS A lonely orphan travels to the future, where he meets the odd Robinson family, which needs his help to survive. With the voices of Angela Bassett, Tom Selleck, Harland Williams, Laurie Metcalf, Adam West, Ethan Sandler and Tom Kenny. Screenplay by Michelle Bochner, based on the book by William Joyce. Directed by Steve Anderson. G.- L.A. Times-Washington Post News ServiceREIGN OVER MEAdam Sandler and Don Cheadle play former college roommates who run into each other by chance and rekindle their friendship, providing aid through trying moments in both men’s lives. With Liv Tyler, Saffron Burrows and Donald Sutherland. Written and directed by Mike Binder. R for language and some sexual references.- L.A. Times-Washington Post News ServiceTHE HILLS HAVE EYES 2After decimating a family on vacation, those desert-dwelling cannibal mutants have their sights set on a National Guard squad that stumbles upon an isolated research camp where all the people have disappeared. With Michael McMillian, Jacob Vargas, Flex Alexander, Lee Thompson Young, Eric Edelstein and Daniella Alonso. Written by Wes Craven and Jonathan Craven. Directed by Martin Weisz. R for strong gruesome violence and terror throughout, and for language.- L.A. Times-Washington Post News Service


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