The December 2004 Movie Preview



by Dave Thomas
Well, it’s been a full year now that I’ve been doing these previews at Freewilliamsburg. It seems (and was) only a year ago that I predicted that “The Last Samurai” would make $133mil. Fortunately, I only overshot it by $20mil, and nobody guessed that these previews are full of lies, lies, horrible lies! Um, until I said that, I guess.
OPENING 12/3

CLOSER
WHAT’S THE PITCH?
Really attractive people cheat on each other.
WILL IT SUCK?
Director Mike Nichols has a knack for couples behaving badly (“The Graduate,” “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”).

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