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His muscular swagger and danger are on display in David Yates’ underrated old-fashioned romantic adventure “The Legend of Tarzan,” but his tender attentions to wife Jane (Margot Robbie) are the film’s throbbing heart. was afraid to alienate the global male audience, women showed up in droves.) Going in, Catherine Hardwicke’s film version of Stephanie Meyers’ vampire fantasy bestseller seemed an unlikely blockbuster candidate.
Think “Sweet Home Alabama” meets the Bullock/Bill Paxton-Pullman chestnut “While You Were Sleeping.” We soon find out how vulnerable the tough boss really is (she lost her family years ago) while she falls in love with her assistant — and vice versa — and his family.
Betty White as Grammy is worth her weight in gold as she fishes for Bullock’s breasts inside a blowsy hand-me-down wedding dress.
In this 21st-century update, there’s less of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ wild-child-raised-by-apes origin myth and more heartthrob love story between Lord Greystoke and Lady Jane. Produced by Summit Entertainment for $37 million with no-name stars, the film was a B-movie, part horror, part fantasy and part chick flick.