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Film critic John Powers The Mothman Prophecies starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney, and Alan Bates.


"X-Files" Has Problems, but Remains Intelligent.

David Bianculli reviews "X-Files: Fight The Future,"the movie version of the popular Fox TV series. The film, like the TV show, stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson. You can expect the usual roster of aliens, conspiracy theorists and secret government agents. The film opens today.


From the Archives: Actor Pam Grier.

Actress Pam Grier. She's starring in the new film Quentin Tarantino film, "Jackie Brown." She got her start playing tough, scantily-clad women in black exploitation films, such as "Black Mama, White Mama," "Foxy Brown," and "Sheba Baby." She played a hooker in "Fort Apache: The Bronx," and (REBROADCAST from 5/10/90)


Some Lighter Fare for Holiday Moviegoers

Film Critic John Powers reviews two new films that will open at select theaters today: "Jerry Maguire" and "Mars Attacks." He says they're both silly and pleasurable experiences.


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