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At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

...opening this week: "16 Blocks" - Mr. Die Hard himself, Bruce Willis, has been down this block before. So has Richard Donner, who directs a fairly benign, relatively tame echo of his "Lethal Weapon" flicks, presenting Willis in a passable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/05/mov_67229.shtml
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At the Movies: '16 Blocks'

...of gun-toting enemies. Mr. Die Hard himself, Bruce Willis, has been down this block before. So has director Richard Donner, whose "16 Blocks" is a fairly benign, relatively tame echo of his "Lethal Weapon" flicks, presenting Willis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/03/mov_63966.shtml
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Critic has a theory about `Conspiracy'

...and brilliance. Then it was packaged with major stars (Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts) and an A-list director (Richard Donner of Lethal Weapon). The movie could essentially have been filmed for a few million dollars, but not with talent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/08/ent_212611.shtml
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Movie mini-reviews

...are back in continuing roles; Chris Rock is new, as a cop who's secretly married to Mr. Glover's daughter. Richard Donner orchestrates spectacular stunts and special effects, but the heart of the movie seems to be missing.Masters, Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/10/ent_232970.shtml
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...are back in continuing roles; Chris Rock is new, as a cop who's secretly married to Mr. Glover's daughter. Richard Donner orchestrates spectacular stunts and special effects, but the heart of the movie seems to be missing. HALLOWEEN H20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/18/ent_247749.shtml
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TV Lookout: highlights for the week ahead

...Bosworth, as well as Margot Kidder, who appeared in "Superman: The Movie," and the director of that 1978 film, Richard Donner, plus Dean Cain, star of TV's "Lois and Clark." Look! At the TV! It's Superman! Other shows to look out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/11/tel_84598.shtml
Television
At the Movies: 'The Omen'

...already know what's coming. And because it adheres so closely, it only serves as a reminder of the superiority of Richard Donner's original. Robert, an ambassador in Rome, agrees to take a newborn whose mother has died during childbirth because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/06/mov_84223.shtml
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Bruce Willis is willing to go '16 Blocks' and a lot farther

...layering that I think I was able to get to," he says, then jokes: "Maybe I didn't get to the layering." Director Richard Donner thinks he did: "You can feel the pain of a man who has suppressed something, who just keeps pushing it to the bottom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/06/mov_65560.shtml
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Standing ovations

...The movie's mostly a series of captures and escapes as our heroes run from the English heavies, but director Richard Donner lavishes a lot of care on the medieval trappings. A 45-minute background documentary on the DVD offers an in-depth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/15/ent_412308.shtml
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...are back in continuing roles; Chris Rock is new, as a cop who's secretly married to Mr. Glover's daughter. Richard Donner orchestrates spectacular stunts and special effects, but the heart of the movie seems to be missing. HALLOWEEN H20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/15/ent_250259.shtml
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