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‘Nine Lives’: Say scat to this Kevin Spacey cat movie
Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner and Christopher Walken at least chose to be in “Nine Lives.” The cast member you really feel bad for is the cat. It presumably was forced into the job by its manager, or agent, or whatever. Its résumé may never recover.   The film, derivative (see “The Shaggy Dog” of 2006) and devoid of wit, is about that tiredest of kid-movie clichés, the parent who is too busy for his children and must be taught a lesson. Spacey is that parent, a flashy business magnate named Tom Brand, who is cut from the same cloth as Richard Branson — telegenic and prone to daredevil activities such as parachuting into news confe
2016-08-10 01:53:42
Film Review: ‘Nine Lives’
At this point, the prospect of another chapter in the “Saw” series might conceivably be worse — or, perhaps, one of those movies in which the French director Bruno Dumont tries to pass off his ponderous metaphysical misanthropy as “light and funny.” Really, though, one would be hard-pressed to think of a contemporary movie form more torturous to sit through than the cutesy-wacky anthropomorphic celebrity-voiced pet comedy. The thing that’s so excruciating about films like “Garfield: The Movie,” “Cats & Dogs,” “Beverly Hills Chiuahua,” or the new “Nine Lives” — starring Kevin Spacey as the voice o
2016-08-08 05:31:22
Kevin Spacey coughs up the kiddie-flick hairball Nine Lives
In Barry Sonnenfeld’s stupefying Nine Lives, a cat-hating billionaire real estate mogul (Kevin Spacey) finds his consciousness magically reassigned to a house cat named Mister Fuzzypants while his body lies in a coma. Does the experience remind him that he needs to spend more time with his wife and kids? Of course it does, but that’s not really the point. Boasting no less than five credited screenwriters, the film is like an exquisite-corpse exercise in kiddie-movie plotting. Yes, there is a workaholic parent faced with a case of supernatural mind-swap (a bizarre but enduring trope), but that’s almost an afterthought in light of the movie’s obsession with emasculation
2016-08-08 05:28:07
Kevin Spacey is stuck inside a cat in Nine Lives
Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, who has been popularly known to have played a wide range of roles in movies and television, is all set to surprise everyone in his upcoming film Nine Lives. The actor plays the role of a man who is stuck inside a cat in the movie. Ace action director, Barry Sonnenfeld who has made the classic Men in Black trilogy is back this time with comic relief in Nine Lives. Starring Kevin Spacey, a multi Academy Award winner in the lead role alongside Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell and Malina Weissman. The story follows a ruthless business tycoon Tom Brand played by Kevin, who has for his business distanced himself from his family. In a pursuit to please his daughter,
2016-07-19 23:18:22