Seen & Heard

Seen at the Movies: It’s surprising that it’s taken so long for someone to remake John Carpenter’s down-and-dirty 1976 thriller Assault on Precinct 13, and it was probably inevitable that that the new version, which is directed by Jean-Francois Richet, would not be as effective. Still, the basic material, which itself has roots in such disparate films as Rio Bravo and Night of the Living Dead, pretty much carries the day. The story is of a lonely, undermanned

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