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2008-08-01 18:00:06

SPACE CHIMPS (U, 80 mins) Family/Sci- Fi/Action/Comedy/Romance. Featuring the voices of Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Daniels, Kristen Chenoweth, Zach Shada, Carlos Alazraqui. Director: Kirk DeMicco. ***** After the other worldly pleasures of WALL-E and the high kicking lunacy of Kung Fu Panda, Kirk DeMicco's computer animated comedy is a crushing disappointment. As the snappy title intimates, there's plenty of monkey business in this outlandish adventure but...

2008-08-01 18:00:06

AFTER the otherworldly pleasures of WALL-E and the high kicking lunacy of Kung Fu Panda, Kirk DeMicco's computer animated comedy is a crushing disappointment. As the snappy title intimates, there's plenty of monkey business in this outlandish adventure but the screenplay and the animation lack the necessary sophistication to engage audiences, young or old. None of the characters are developed in any detail. Indeed, when one NASAbound chimpanzee boasts "Space is in my veins" and his...

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2007-11-02 18:00:10

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV MOSCOW - Just a month after the Soviet Union stunned the world by putting the first artificial satellite into orbit, it boasted a new victory - a much bigger satellite carrying a mongrel dog called Laika. The mission, 50 years ago Saturday, ended sadly for Laika but helped pave the way for human flight. Nowadays Russia launches rats, fish and other small species for experiments. But larger animals like dogs and monkeys are no longer sent into space. As with other...


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