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2008-09-12 21:00:18

By John Beifuss The famous opening credits of director George Cukor's 1939 film "The Women" connects each of the MGM starlets in the cast with a particular type of animal.

2008-09-12 21:00:18

By TONI RUBERTO Meg is back. Big time. Annette lets loose and has fun. Debra shows that she's no one-trick pony tied to a guy named Will. The same, actually, could be said about Jada.

2008-09-12 15:00:19

By ROBERT NOTT I Robert Nott I The New Mexican Days and Clouds, end-of-security saga, in Italian with subtitles, not rated, The Screen, 473-6494, 2 chiles Silvio Soldini's Days and Clouds (Giorni e Nuvole) could well be subtitled "Downsizing at Work, at Home, and in the Marriage." It is a meandering autopsy of a marriage thrown into crisis after the husband loses his job and finds it difficult to define himself.

2008-09-12 15:00:19

By Michael Janusonis The wit and droll put-downs fly in writer-director Diane English's update of the 1939 film The Women. I'd also like to have said that the fur flies, too.

2008-09-12 06:00:27

By Claudia Puig Defanged and drippy, the remake of 1939's The Women seems to have been made for the dullard granddaughters of the sassy, sharp society matrons in George Cukor's campy original.

2008-09-11 21:00:18

By CHRISTY LEMIRE 'The Women' (PG-13) H 1/2 Somehow, Diane English has managed to make the "Sex and the City" movie look like a documentary.

2008-09-11 21:00:17

By Christy Lemire REVIEW "The Women" H 1/2 RATING: PG-13 (sex-related material, language, some drug use and brief smoking) DIRECTOR: Diane English CAST: Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Jada Pinkett Smith, Debra Messing, Eva Mendes, Cloris Leachman and Candice Bergen THEATERS: Marquee Cinemas, Park Place Stadium Cinemas Somehow, Diane English has managed to make the "Sex and the City" movie look like a documentary.

2008-09-09 18:00:19

The Women behind "The Women" hit the Hub last night to premiere the $16 million, made-in-Mass. comedy starring Annette Bening, Meg Ryan, Debra Messing, Jada Pinkett Smith and Eva Mendes. Sadly, none of the leading ladies led the parade on the red carpet. And we're just sick about it.

2008-09-09 18:00:12

More than 8 million unique visitors checked out Funny or Die last month, the U.S. comedy Web site announced Tuesday. Funny or Die's founders are Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy. Judd Apatow is one of the site's principal partners.

2008-09-03 06:00:16

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- From high school to Hollywood, women have the opportunity to empower one another.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.