THE MUMMY RETURNS(Starz on Demand) Brendan Fraser and company, back in a megabudget replay of the earlier film, taking on that wacky Imhotep - not to mention WWF star Dwayne “The Rock’’ Johnson, making his movie debut as another bad guy, a Scorpion King who already has been lined up for a sequel to this sequel. More sand, more scorpions, more gold, more troops, more everything except originality and imagination; the film is overwhelmed by its special effects. (PG-13; runs through Nov. 12)
THE OUTSIDERS(Encore on
A FISH CALLED WANDA(Comcast Movies and Events) A Monty Pythonized heist caper that’s really about Brit-Yank love-hate. Frequently hilarious, with great over-the-top performances by Kevin Kline as a G. Gordon Liddy clone, Jamie Lee Curtis as a devious femme fatale, John Cleese as an uptight barrister, and Michael Palin as an animal-loving thief who gets french fries stuffed up his nose. (R; runs through Nov. 13)
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