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Hollywood's DreamWorks Studios has acquired the rights to the late Michael Crichton's last manuscript, a 17th century pirate yarn. Variety said Steven Spielberg will produce and may direct the big-screen adaptation of Pirate Latitudes, a novel to be published Nov. 24.
By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot A GROUCHY DENTIST who sees dead people does not, upon first thought, inspire gales of laughter. Yet, when the part is played by plump, deadpan British comic Ricky Gervais, there are possibilities.
YOUR Chronicle has arranged to give you the opportunity to see a special preview of this exciting new film before it opens in cinemas on October 24, 2008. Starring: Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Tea Leoni. Directed by: David Koepp. Written by: David Koepp (screenplay), John Kamps (screenplay).
By SCOTT A. MAY At a time when bad vibes and cynicism seem to rule the box office, movies like "Ghost Town" feel like a breath of fresh air. Contrived and derivative as it is, this lightweight romantic comedy has a lot of heart, in all the right places.
By Bob Strauss Striking just the right balance between sarcastic and sweet, "Ghost Town" breathes new life into supernatural comedy.
By Jeff Vice Deseret News GHOST TOWN -- *** -- Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Tea Leoni; rated PG-13 (profanity, vulgarity, drugs, violence, slurs, nude art) In "Ghost Town," Ricky Gervais sees dead people. And he speaks to them.
By Claudia Puig There's nothing otherworldly about the super, natural performances in Ghost Town, led by the distinctively edgy and witty British comedian Ricky Gervais.
By Jeff Simon It was called "the funniest show on television" by many people, including David Letterman who, presumably, knows one or two things about "funny." We're talking about the original BBC version of "The Office" created by and starring Ricky Gervais. And a funny man Gervais is indeed.
By Roger Moore REVIEW Ghost Town HHH RATING: PG-13 (some strong language, sexual humor and drug references) DIRECTOR: David Koepp CAST: Ricky Gervais, Tea Leoni, Greg Kinnear and Kristen Wiig THEATER: Marquee Cinemas "Ghost Town" serves as a very nice vehicle for the comedy stylings of Ricky Gervais, the Brit originator of "The Office" and showbiz savvy (not really) star of "Extras." Gervais does clueless, wounded misanthropy well, and his "Ghost Town" character, Dr.
By DUANE DUDEK Toronto -- Even after the excitement of Johnny Depp and the filming of "Public Enemies" in Wisconsin, it is still news of note when two guys from Waukesha County make a major Hollywood film.
- An armed gangster.