Indiana Gazette from Indiana, Pennsylvania on October 25, 2002 · Page 22
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Page 22 ENTERTAINMENT Friday, October 25,2002 Scary flick muddled, mindless By STEPHEN HOLDEN New York Times News Sen/ice The visual cliches are predictably in place in "Ghost Ship," an incoherent supernatural thriller that would like to think of itself as a Halloween- ready horror fusion of "The Perfect Storm" and "Titanic." The story follows the crew of the Arctic Warrior, a tugboat, as it tries to At Hi A salvage the Anto- Mt III6 n j a G raza> an Italian luxury liner that mysteriously pops up movies in the heaving blue-gray desolation of the Bering Sea. The liner, which disappeared without a trace off Labrador in 1962, is a direct descendant of the Titanic. And the hardy sailors of the Arctic Warrior resemble those of the "The Perfect Storm," right down to the striking similarity of the Arctic Warrior's first mate, Maureen Epps (Julianna Margulies), to Mary Elizabeth Mastran- tonio's character in "The Perfect Storm." The splashy opening scene relives that moment 40 years earlier when the liner met its fate. As elegantly attired dancers swirl around the ship's grand ballroom, catastrophe suddenly rains. Heads are severed from torsos and Downtown Indiana Theater 637 Philadelphia St. 724-464-0116 SIGNS: THIS WEEK OMY FOR HALLOWEEN! Fri.. Oct 25, 9:15 pm; Sat, Oct 26 & Sun., Oct 27, 1,5 « 9:75 pjTL Mon. Oct 28-Wed. Oct 30, 3:15 Thur. Halloween Night 9:75 and 17:30 p.m. MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING (PCI Fri., Oct 25 at 7:OO; Sat. Oct. 26 & Sun. Oct. 27 3:00 & 7:00 pen Mon. Oct. 28-Thur. Oct. 31, 7 pm ADMISSION: AJ1 shows thai Stan before 4pm are '3 (indudes drinX and popcorn). Fveninq show, are '5 for adutt (iridutes a free drink), M for IIP ^ students wth an l-cafa and'3 f« children mder 1 2. Rose Inn • Rose tnn • Rose Inn • Rose Inn SUNDAY STEELER PARTY Food & Drink Specials Try Our Gameday Special: "RAVEN WINGS!" 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"Ghost Ship" is so preoccupied with delivering its effects that it doesn't bother to make sense of its story. The cleverest plunges us back four decades, as the grand ballroom spontaneously reconstructs itself out of its own rubble. Most of the others are by-the-numbers horror jolts. Canned food that looks delicious suddenly crawls with maggots. At moments of stress, blood seeps < Halloween Dance I Homer City American Legion * Saturday, Oct. 26 10 pm - ? "Rebound" Costume Prizes (Costumes Optional) Sponsored By H.C. American Legion SAL W^^^^""W^^^^^W^^l^""W-^^^^^W-^^^^^W^^^^^^ (BROWNIE'S) • Mclntyre 724-726-8102* \ Halloween | t Costume Party 7 f FRIDAY, OCT. 25 9:30 ? f j DJ Rockin' Al * through walls and ceilings. And there are the obligatory fireballs, one of which consumes the Arctic Warrior, leaving its crew stranded aboard the ominous liner. If the movie sustains an eerie visual mood, its screenplay is frustratingly sketchy. 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Combining Mexican folk-art influences with the fact that the often- bedridden Kahlo had only her own mirror images for a model, she was prone to placing herself — usually with connected eyebrows and more than a hint of a mustache — at the center of nightmarish dreamscapes that reflected her inner conflicts. Marriage, miscarriage, death, transcendence —• all were apt subjects for Kahlo's brush. Hayek wanted to get all of that into the movie, along with so many of the other elements that made the life of Frida Kahlo so fascinating. But above all, she wanted the film to ex- press the subject's love for living and creativity in a way that was as unique to the ever-unconventional Kahlo. as it would be to the generally desultory genre of tortured-artist biopics. "She loved life," Hayek says. "This is a love story between a woman who lived hard times and her passion for life. And the best way to tell that story was through her love story with Diego." 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