Tag Archives: Teri Polo

Beyond Borders

IN A PLACE SHE DIDN’T BELONG, AMONG PEOPLE SHE NEVER KNEW, SHE FOUND A WAY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. After a horrifying, eye-opening encounter with a desperate doctor (Clive Owen) who’s been working in Ethiopia, socialite Sarah Jordan (Angelina Jolie) becomes engaged in his plight. Jolie’s work as a U.N. goodwill ambassador was reflected in … Continue reading Beyond Borders

Little Fockers

KIDS BRING EVERYONE CLOSER, RIGHT? After giving Jack (Robert De Niro) twin grandchildren, Greg (Ben Stiller) has finally ended up in the retired CIA agent’s good graces… but that changes again quickly. The third film in the series that began with Meet the Parents (2000) has a script that doesn’t really know which storyline to focus on, and a series … Continue reading Little Fockers

Meet the Fockers

AND YOU THOUGHT YOUR PARENTS WERE EMBARRASSING. Jack and Dina Byrnes (Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner) go to Miami to meet their son-in-law’s parents; the Fockers turn out to be very different from the conservative Byrneses. The sequel to Meet the Parents (2000) has one thing going for it. The introduction of Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand as … Continue reading Meet the Fockers

Meet the Parents

FIRST COMES LOVE. THEN COMES THE INTERROGATION. Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) is set to meet his fiancée’s (Teri Polo) parents for the first time, but trying to impress her father (Robert De Niro) is no cakewalk. A box-office smash where everything that can go wrong for Stiller’s character does; that always seems to be a recipe … Continue reading Meet the Parents

Domestic Disturbance

HE WILL DO ANYTHING TO PROTECT HIS FAMILY. 12-year-old Matt O’Leary (Danny Morrison) learns that mom’s new boyfriend (Vince Vaughn) is a very rotten apple and the only one who believes him is his father (John Travolta). Another cheap thriller from director Harold Becker. Only virtues are the performances from Vaughn as the pleasant but … Continue reading Domestic Disturbance