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Johansson Hints at Rift with Bay

8 December 2005 | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Hollywood beauty Scarlett Johansson has hinted she has a bad relationship with her The Island director Michael Bay, declaring the movie-maker has "lots of enemies." Johansson and her Island co-star Ewan McGregor's acting skills were blamed by producers after the action thriller failed to reach box office expectations. In a recent New York Times interview, Johansson talks about her love of on-set gifts and her pet Chihuahua. She says, "On the set of The Island. Ewan McGregor gave me coats and collars and lots of dog toys." After mentioning Bay has huge pet dogs, Johansson adds, "He needs them. He has a lot of enemies." When asked if Bay gave her any presents on the set, Johansson laughed politely, but did not elaborate. »

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Warners pair has o'seas appeal

30 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

SYDNEY -- It was a Warner Bros. weekend at the international boxoffice as No. 1 movie The Island passed the $100 million mark and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory lost its long-running U.K. crown to newcomer The Dukes of Hazzard, according to estimates. The Island earned $9.7 from 4,500 screens in 48 territories, boosting the cume to $101.6 million. Michael Bay's actioner had three No. 1 openings. In Italy, earnings were $1.65 million from 332 prints, including $300,000 in sneaks, ahead of openers Herbie: Fully Loaded at No. 2 ($1.2 million on about 250 screens) and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo at No. 5 ($200,000 on 101 prints -- double the original's takings). »

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Warners pair has o'seas appeal

28 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

SYDNEY -- It was a Warner Bros. weekend at the international boxoffice as No. 1 movie "The Island" passed the $100 million mark and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" lost its long-running U.K. crown to newcomer "The Dukes of Hazzard", according to estimates. "The Island" earned $9.7 from 4,500 screens in 48 territories, boosting the cume to $101.6 million. Michael Bay's actioner had three No. 1 openings. In Italy, earnings were $1.65 million from 332 prints, including $300,000 in sneaks, ahead of openers "Herbie: Fully Loaded" at No. 2 ($1.2 million on about 250 screens) and "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo" at No. 5 ($200,000 on 101 prints -- double the original's takings). »

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Warners pair has o'seas appeal

28 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

SYDNEY -- It was a Warner Bros. weekend at the international boxoffice as No. 1 movie "The Island" passed the $100 million mark and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" lost its long-running U.K. crown to newcomer "The Dukes of Hazzard", according to estimates. "The Island" earned $9.7 from 4,500 screens in 48 territories, boosting the cume to $101.6 million. Michael Bay's actioner had three No. 1 openings. In Italy, earnings were $1.65 million from 332 prints, including $300,000 in sneaks, ahead of openers "Herbie: Fully Loaded" at No. 2 ($1.2 million on about 250 screens) and "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo" at No. 5 ($200,000 on 101 prints -- double the original's takings). »

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'Island' floats to No. 1 at int'l b.o.

22 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

SYDNEY -- The Smiths conquered Spain, Charlie retained his crown in Britain and The Island finally had its day in the sun as weekend estimates placed the film No. 1 at the international boxoffice. The Island grossed an estimated $12.4 million from more than 4,800 screens for a cume-to-date of $84.8 million in 44 markets. A solid opening in France of $3.4 million from 640 prints earned the Michael Bay actioner the No. 1 spot -- 11% ahead of Batman Begins and on par with Constantine -- with admissions expected to be almost double the No. 2 debut of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. »

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'Island' floats to No. 1 at int'l b.o.

21 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

SYDNEY -- The Smiths conquered Spain, Charlie retained his crown in Britain and The Island finally had its day in the sun as weekend estimates placed the film No. 1 at the international boxoffice. The Island grossed an estimated $12.4 million from more than 4,800 screens for a cume-to-date of $84.8 million in 44 markets. A solid opening in France of $3.4 million from 640 prints earned the Michael Bay actioner the No. 1 spot -- 11% ahead of Batman Begins and on par with Constantine -- with admissions expected to be almost double the No. 2 debut of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. »

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'Island' floats to No. 1 at int'l b.o.

21 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

SYDNEY -- The Smiths conquered Spain, Charlie retained his crown in Britain and The Island finally had its day in the sun as weekend estimates placed the film No. 1 at the international boxoffice. The Island grossed an estimated $12.4 million from more than 4,800 screens for a cume-to-date of $84.8 million in 44 markets. A solid opening in France of $3.4 million from 640 prints earned the Michael Bay actioner the No. 1 spot -- 11% ahead of Batman Begins and on par with Constantine -- with admissions expected to be almost double the No. 2 debut of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. »

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O'seas helping 'Island' forget domestic disaster

15 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

You might call Michael Bay's The Island the overseas comeback kid. The big-budget futuristic thriller, a major domestic disappointment (only $34.1 million in 24 days) topped the international boxoffice over the weekend, narrowly beating its Warner Bros. Pictures stablemate Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, $13.95 million from 33 markets to $13.86 million from 30 territories. The Island, a DreamWorks-Warner Bros. co-production with Warners handling the offshore release, has reached an international gross of $63.2 million, benefiting from openings in the U.K., Mexico and Russia. Chocolate, meanwhile moved it's cume to $91.5 million. Mr. & Mrs. Smith, No. 1 in France for three weeks in a row, topped $200 million, with $143 million coming from markets controlled by 20th Century Fox and the rest from those handled by Summit Entertainment/New Regency Pictures. »

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O'seas helping 'Island' forget domestic disaster

15 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

You might call Michael Bay's The Island the overseas comeback kid. The big-budget futuristic thriller, a major domestic disappointment (only $34.1 million in 24 days) topped the international boxoffice over the weekend, narrowly beating its Warner Bros. Pictures stablemate Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, $13.95 million from 33 markets to $13.86 million from 30 territories. The Island, a DreamWorks-Warner Bros. co-production with Warners handling the offshore release, has reached an international gross of $63.2 million, benefiting from openings in the U.K., Mexico and Russia. Chocolate, meanwhile moved it's cume to $91.5 million. Mr. & Mrs. Smith, No. 1 in France for three weeks in a row, topped $200 million, with $143 million coming from markets controlled by 20th Century Fox and the rest from those handled by Summit Entertainment/New Regency Pictures. »

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The Island

3 August 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

"The Island" starts off an aggressively derivative sci-fi thriller, then morphs into an above-average chase melodrama.

With a pair of classy actors, Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson, aboard for the ride and director Michael Bay injecting high-octane fuel into the story's engine, the movie kicks into gear through a series of implausible though fun sequences of pursuit that utilize nearly all the movie action toys from digital effects to daunting stunts to massive sets and locations.

While entering the marketplace with less noise than "War of the Worlds" and "Fantastic Four", "The Island" should soak up much boxoffice coin in the coming weeks, both domestically and internationally.

For a while, the dystopian story about human cloning by Caspian Tredwell-Owen, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci seems more likely to inspire viewer games of Spot the Movie Clone as the filmmakers shuffle through any number of old science-fiction movies for plot points and design ideas. These range from "Coma" to "Logan's Run". Since human cloning itself has become such a hot-button topic, the film feels contemporary. Even Kazuo Ishiguro's recently published novel, "Never Let Me Go", deals with a similar story minus, of course, the chases.

What's troubling from a political point of view is that these filmmakers have, perhaps unwittingly, delivered a film certain to give succor to the religious right. In this ethical horror story, scientists experimenting with human genetics to advance medicine and cure illness are cast as Dr. Frankenstein villains. The chief villain, Dr. Merrick (Sean Bean), mouths platitudes about curing leukemia but clearly has greed in his heart.

The early going sets up a humdrum, meticulously controlled environment where white-clad inhabitants lead aimless lives while supposedly being sheltered from worldwide contamination resulting from an ecological disaster. From the first moment, we know this is all a ruse. An omnipotent police force monitors every bodily function, obsesses over the "proximity" of males to females in the quasi-segregated population and refers to inhabitants behind their backs as "products."

Only when the curious and restless Lincoln Six Echo stumbles onto the truth about the facility, which 95% of the audience will already have guessed, and grabs his pal Jordan Two-Delta (Johansson) for his comrade-in-escape does the film take off. Fleeing the fake environment for the real world, the pair stumble into the Arizona desert with a private army led by ex-Special Forces commander Albert Laurent (Djimon Hounsou) in hot pursuit.

Their ace in the hole is a cynical but accepting worker at the facility, McCord (Steve Buscemi), who in the past has sneaked booze and other contraband to Lincoln. They track McCord to a desert bar and, feeling guilty about his involvement in the cloning enterprise, he agrees to help them.

There is an unfailing law of filmmaking that once Buscemi gets cast in a movie, all the best lines and comic business automatically gravitate to him. Here again he almost single-handedly jump-starts the movie. When he abruptly exits the picture, his presence is truly missed.

Two striking things animate the remainder of the picture. One is highly creative chases on freeways and airways of the future. In one, wheels on a big rig turn into lethal weapons. In another, a futuristic two-man flying machine slams into a glass skyscraper and ends up dangling out the other side, entangled in a sign.

The other gimmick has McGregor playing both the original Lincoln and his clone, one with a Scottish accent and the other American. In an amazing fight scene, using motion control cameras and careful physical movements, McGregor actually wrestles with himself.

McGregor and Johansson's characters comprise an impossible combination of innate smarts and born-yesterday naivete. Yet the young though veteran actors pull these conflicting conceits off with a fair amount of conviction and credibility.

Bay's team hits on all cylinders as designer Nigel Phelps captures the extremes of an ominous future, Steve Jablonsky's surging music urges the action on and Mauro Fiore's energetic cinematography blends nicely with the many digital effects.

The Island

DreamWorks Pictures

DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Parkes/MacDonald production

Credits: Director: Michael Bay; Writers: Caspian Tredwell-Owen, Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci; Story by: Caspian Tredwell-Owen; Producers: Walter Parkes, Michael Bay, Ian Bryce; Executive producer: Laurie MacDonald; Director of photography: Mauro Fiore; Production designer: Nigel Phelps; Music: Steve Jablonsky; Costumes: Deborah L. Scott; Editors: Paul Rubell, Christian Wagner. Cast: Lincoln Six Echo/Tom Lincoln: Ewan McGregor; Jordan Two Delta/Sarah Jordan: Scarlett Johansson; Albert Laurent: Djimon Hounsou; Dr. Merrick: Sean Bean; McCord: Steve Buscemi; Starkweather: Michael Clarke Duncan.

MPAA rating PG-13, running time 133 minutes. »

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Johansson Shocks Bay with Naked Request

3 August 2005 | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Director Michael Bay was horrified when actress Scarlett Johansson insisted on going topless for a love scene in new movie The Island - because the romance is rated PG-13. The 20-year-old beauty called Bay to her trailer and angrily refused to wear an unflattering black bra for her love scene with co-star Ewan McGregor. But Bay had difficulty persuading Johansson not to do the scene naked. He tells movie magazine Empire, "You know the situation - the famous director gets called to the actor's trailer before she does the love scene. I'm like, here we go. I'm ready to do Ewan and Scarlett's love scene. I'm like, 'Oh my God, she's not going to come out.' She says, 'I'm not f**king wearing this cheap-ass black bra, okay? I'm going naked.' I'm like, 'Scarlett, you can't go naked. It's a PG-13.' Classic story, She's feisty, I must say." »

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'Stealth' enters hostile airspace

31 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

If last weekend's The Island is any indication of the state of the boxoffice, this frame's action-adventurer Stealth might have a bit of trouble opening to its core audience. The two films have a number of similarities: an innocuous title, a well-known director and a cast that doesn't include guaranteed boxoffice draws. But if Sony Pictures' film starring Jamie Foxx, Josh Lucas and Jessica Biel gains more traction at the boxoffice than DreamWorks Pictures' Island did last weekend, the returns probably will have more to do with fans' interest in fighter pilots than the health of the industry. Sony will bow the Rob Cohen-directed film in 3,495 theaters. Stealth has been on theater chains' radar since March, when Sony showed ShoWest exhibitors the first 40 minutes of the special effects-riddled extravaganza. But after Michael Bay's Island opened to a dismal $12 million last weekend, what once seemed like a sure thing no longer is being viewed as a hit just waiting to take off. Stealth revolves around three highly trained fighter pilots who must fight a drone bomber that turns rogue and has the potential to start a war. The film is chock-full of high-octane action scenes, but without a top-name cast it might suffer the same fate as Island. Sony is hoping that Foxx's recent Oscar win will help. »

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'Stealth' enters hostile airspace

29 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

If last weekend's The Island is any indication of the state of the boxoffice, this frame's action-adventurer Stealth might have a bit of trouble opening to its core audience. The two films have a number of similarities: an innocuous title, a well-known director and a cast that doesn't include guaranteed boxoffice draws. But if Sony Pictures' film starring Jamie Foxx, Josh Lucas and Jessica Biel gains more traction at the boxoffice than DreamWorks Pictures' Island did last weekend, the returns probably will have more to do with fans' interest in fighter pilots than the health of the industry. Sony will bow the Rob Cohen-directed film in 3,495 theaters. Stealth has been on theater chains' radar since March, when Sony showed ShoWest exhibitors the first 40 minutes of the special effects-riddled extravaganza. But after Michael Bay's Island opened to a dismal $12 million last weekend, what once seemed like a sure thing no longer is being viewed as a hit just waiting to take off. Stealth revolves around three highly trained fighter pilots who must fight a drone bomber that turns rogue and has the potential to start a war. The film is chock-full of high-octane action scenes, but without a top-name cast it might suffer the same fate as Island. Sony is hoping that Foxx's recent Oscar win will help. »

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Four new releases to take on 'Charlie' at weekend b.o.

24 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

With four films bowing in more than 1,000 theaters, it's going to be crowded at the boxoffice this weekend. But it looks like none of the wide releases will be able to usurp the momentum of Warner Bros. Pictures' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In fact, it remains to be seen whether second-place Wedding Crashers from New Line Cinema will topple from its perch in its sophomore session. Gunning for the top two films is the DreamWorks-Warner Bros. Pictures co-production The Island from summer-blockbuster director Michael Bay. Branching out for the first time from his long-term producing partner Jerry Bruckheimer, Bay is directing his first true sci-fi film without top Hollywood stars. He does have Steven Spielberg behind him; it was the famed director who initially approached Bay with the original script from Caspian Tredwell-Owen. Starring Scarlett Johansson and Ewan McGregor, the PG-13 Island revolves around two people living in a seemingly utopian society who discover that their entire lives are a lie and plan an escape. Rounding out the cast are Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi and Michael Clarke Duncan. »

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Propaganda opens in Beijing and Moscow

24 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Propaganda G.E.M., which orchestrated Nokia's multimillion-dollar product-placement and global promotion for Michael Bay's The Island, opened new offices in Moscow and Beijing this month to bolster its core business of providing worldwide promotional opportunities to advertisers that tie into Hollywood films and TV shows. The new offices bring to 12 the number of Propaganda locations throughout the world, with the others in Hong Kong, Shanghai, London, Madrid, Rome, Geneva, Cairo, Sydney, Los Angeles and Copenhagen, Denmark. Propaganda also put together Audi's much-touted integration and promotion with I, Robot last year as well as Nokia's tie-in with The Matrix. Other clients include Casio, Panasonic, Lamborghini, Lacoste, Bentley and Procter & Gamble in Spain. »

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Sea of digital firsts floated 'Island'

24 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

With myriad creative options available to directors in postproduction these days, it's no wonder that locking the final picture can come right down to the wire. In the case of DreamWorks' The Island, director Michael Bay had postproduction crews dropping in visual effects shots and color-correcting sequences hours before the movie debuted on July 22 on 3,122 screens. The harrowing race to the finish required not only the film finishing crews to pull all-nighters, but also Marty Cohen, DreamWorks' head of postproduction. While the movie may not have been a home run in terms of its opening weekend, it represents the cutting edge of what can be done in digital postproduction. Advance audiences and moviegoers this weekend saw a picture processed through a digital workflow comprised of some of the latest tools available to filmmakers. The Island's photo finish required that a few of the preview screenings, such as the New York premiere and the Los Angeles cast and crew's, test the limits of emerging digital cinema technology. »

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Four new releases to take on 'Charlie' at weekend b.o.

22 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

With four films bowing in more than 1,000 theaters, it's going to be crowded at the boxoffice this weekend. But it looks like none of the wide releases will be able to usurp the momentum of Warner Bros. Pictures' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In fact, it remains to be seen whether second-place Wedding Crashers from New Line Cinema will topple from its perch in its sophomore session. Gunning for the top two films is the DreamWorks-Warner Bros. Pictures co-production The Island from summer-blockbuster director Michael Bay. Branching out for the first time from his long-term producing partner Jerry Bruckheimer, Bay is directing his first true sci-fi film without top Hollywood stars. He does have Steven Spielberg behind him; it was the famed director who initially approached Bay with the original script from Caspian Tredwell-Owen. Starring Scarlett Johansson and Ewan McGregor, the PG-13 Island revolves around two people living in a seemingly utopian society who discover that their entire lives are a lie and plan an escape. Rounding out the cast are Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi and Michael Clarke Duncan. »

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Four new releases to take on 'Charlie' at weekend b.o.

21 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

With four films bowing in more than 1,000 theaters, it's going to be crowded at the boxoffice this weekend. But it looks like none of the wide releases will be able to usurp the momentum of Warner Bros. Pictures' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In fact, it remains to be seen whether second-place Wedding Crashers from New Line Cinema will topple from its perch in its sophomore session. Gunning for the top two films is the DreamWorks-Warner Bros. Pictures co-production The Island from summer-blockbuster director Michael Bay. Branching out for the first time from his long-term producing partner Jerry Bruckheimer, Bay is directing his first true sci-fi film without top Hollywood stars. He does have Steven Spielberg behind him; it was the famed director who initially approached Bay with the original script from Caspian Tredwell-Owen. Starring Scarlett Johansson and Ewan McGregor, the PG-13 Island revolves around two people living in a seemingly utopian society who discover that their entire lives are a lie and plan an escape. Rounding out the cast are Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi and Michael Clarke Duncan. »

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Studios marking their calendars for '07 releases

14 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

The studios are already putting their markers on key dates in 2007. DreamWorks Pictures said Wednesday that it has staked a claim on the 2007 Fourth of July weekend for its live-action adaptation of Hasbro characters, The Transformers. Set to be directed by Michael Bay, Transformers is a co-production with Paramount Pictures. Based on a screenplay being written by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (The Island), the film is being executive produced by Steven Spielberg, with Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Tom DeSanto and Don Murphy serving as co-executive producers. »

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The Amityville Horror

7 May 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

The Amityville Horror is a true remake, sticking closely to the characters and story of the 1979 horror film about the ultimate real-estate nightmare. The major difference is that it's a half-hour shorter, which means the movie gets to the meat much more quickly. But this also means that the father becomes unhinged too quickly, thus eliminating any subtlety in his deterioration or the possibility that at least some of the events are psychological in origin. Despite a lack of major names, the modestly budgeted film should enjoy a decent theatrical payoff and perhaps even greater success in ancillary markets.

Both movies' setups are identical right down to the decision by the remakers to keep the story true to its period. Scott Kosar's screenplay is based on the original Sandor Stern script and a book by Jay Anson. The book purports to tell the true-life story of the Lutz family that moved into a large Dutch Colonial home in Amityville, Long Island, in 1975, a year after a young man went berserk there and killed his entire family with a rifle. The Lutzes stayed in the house a brief 28 days.

George Lutz insisted that he began to hear the same evil voices that drove the killer to murder eight people. Wife Kathy soon rightly feared for George's sanity -- and her family's safety. Other writers and investigators have called the Lutz story a hoax. Nevertheless, Anson's book spawned the first movie, a clutch of sequels and a telefilm.

Debuting commercial director Andrew Douglas casts much younger leads for the remake, both of whom were 28 when the film was shot. (James Brolin and Margot Kidder played the original Lutzes.) George Lutz (a bearded Ryan Reynolds) is newly married to Kathy (Melissa George), who has three youngsters by her late first husband. That Kathy would have a 12-year-old son is a bit of a stretch, but this does create a new source of tension as young Billy (Jesse James) bitterly resents the new man in his mom's life.

Everyone in the family is still getting to know one another as they move into the haunted house. Only the adults are aware of the house's grotesque legacy. Their anxiety to escape the confines of a crowded apartment causes George to shrug that "there are no bad houses -- only bad people."

Things go bump in the night right away, especially at 3:15 a.m., the time the murder rampage began a year earlier. Douglas and Kosar borrow from The Sixth Sense in having bloodied "dead people" turn up frequently, glimpsed in mirrors, empty rooms and nightmares. In fact, the house grows so crowded with ghosts it becomes a veritable Haunted Hilton.

The youngest child, Chelsea (Chloe Grace Moretz), claims to see the youngest murder victim, Jodie (Isabel Conner), though no one realizes that Jodie is trying to lure Chelsea to her death. This leads to the film's most hair-raising episode, where the family discovers the young girl walking precariously on the edge of the house's roof peak.

The priest Philip Baker Hall), who is unable or unwilling to exorcise the house's demons, is thankfully marginalized here, but in its place as an over-the-top character is the baby-sitter (Rachel Nichols), a sex kitten right out of the pages of Barely Legal complete with a 2005 exposed midriff.

George's mental and physical deterioration remains the same: He gets sick, is constantly cold and obsessively chops wood (with an evil-looking ax) to feed the wood-burning furnace. This film is willing to make the husband a much more unsympathetic character. Fortunately, Australian actress George, as beautiful as she is talented, steps into the breach as family protector and turns the wife into the film's real protagonist.

Jennifer Williams' design apes the original's right down to the house's diabolic "eye" windows. Steve Jablonsky's music is prone to cliches, especially the thunderclaps that accompany the revelation of each of the "dead people."

THE AMITYVILLE HORROR

MGM

MGM and Dimension Films present a Platinum Dunes production in association with Radar Pictures

Credits: Director: Andrew Douglas

Screenwriter: Scott Kosar

Based on the book by: Jay Anson

Based on a screenplay by: Sandor Stern

Producers: Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller

Executive producers: Ted Field, David Crockett

Director of photography: Peter Lyons Collister

Production designer: Jennifer Williams

Music: Steve Jablonsky

Costumes: David Robinson

Editors: Chris Wagner, Roger Barton

Cast:

George Lutz: Ryan Reynolds

Kathy Lutz: Melissa George

Billy: Jesse James

Michael: Jimmy Bennett

Chelsea: Chloe Grace Moretz

Jodie: Isabel Conner

Lisa: Rachel Nichols

Father McNamara: Philip Baker Hall

MPAA rating R

Running time -- 89 minutes »

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