Movies: The Witch Is Back

But in moving from TV to film, she lost her magic

Frankly, I'm getting a little tired of Nicole Kidman's nose. First she donned about 5 lbs. of proboscis prosthetics to more closely resemble Virginia Woolf in The Hours. Now she's learned to make it wrinkle and twinkle the way Elizabeth Montgomery did on Bewitched some 40 years ago. It's cute for a while, then wearisome.

Much the same could be said of Nora Ephron's movie. It has a good premise: down-on-his-luck movie actor Jack Wyatt (Will Ferrell) agrees to do a remake of the old TV show (1964-72) but casts an unknown to play Samantha so he, playing her husband Darrin, can dominate...

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