Articles by Kevin Thomas



Carrey's Supreme Being Is Far From Divine

  • 12 September 03
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Jim Carrey may have it all -- formidable comic gifts, physical grace, good looks and charm -- but ""Bruce Almighty,"" his latest collaboration with director Tom Shadyac, is not so mighty.

Carrey's Supreme Being Is Far From Divine

  • 12 September 03
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Jim Carrey may have it all -- formidable comic gifts, physical grace, good looks and charm -- but ""Bruce Almighty,"" his latest collaboration with director Tom Shadyac, is not so mighty.

'Cody Banks' Has Access to Gadgets

  • 08 August 03
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Don't mess with Cody Banks, who combines the karate skills of Jackie Chan with enough gadgetry and stunts for three James Bond movies.

'Cody Banks' Has Access to Gadgets

  • 08 August 03
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Don't mess with Cody Banks, who combines the karate skills of Jackie Chan with enough gadgetry and stunts for three James Bond movies.

'A Walk to Remember' Dawdles On

  • 16 August 02
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""A Walk to Remember"" could have been crisper and punchier, but it's likely to please audiences who like movies that demand four hankies.

'A Walk to Remember' Dawdles On

  • 16 August 02
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
""A Walk to Remember"" could have been crisper and punchier, but it's likely to please audiences who like movies that demand four hankies.

Film Cleverly Revisits a Strange Death

  • 09 August 02
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One of the enduring legends of Hollywood has it that William Randolph Hearst mistakenly shot producer, director and studio founder Thomas Ince aboard the newspaper tycoon's yacht when his intended target was Charlie Chaplin, whom he believed was having an affair with his mistress, film star Marion Davies.

Film Cleverly Revisits a Strange Death

  • 09 August 02
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
One of the enduring legends of Hollywood has it that William Randolph Hearst mistakenly shot producer, director and studio founder Thomas Ince aboard the newspaper tycoon's yacht when his intended target was Charlie Chaplin, whom he believed was having an affair with his mistress, film star Marion Davies.

Deciphering Codes and Allegiances

  • 12 July 02
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Even though ""Enigma"" has a plot almost as hard to crack as the Nazi coding device that gives this World War II thriller its name, it is such a grand, romantic entertainment that it sweeps the viewer along in its swiftly escalating suspense.

Deciphering Codes and Allegiances

  • 12 July 02
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Even though ""Enigma"" has a plot almost as hard to crack as the Nazi coding device that gives this World War II thriller its name, it is such a grand, romantic entertainment that it sweeps the viewer along in its swiftly escalating suspense.

Solid Stars but Little Sense

Comic Collision of Customs, Cultures

Film Fails to Reach Out and Touch

'Mean Streets' Flaunts Scorsese's Talents