Daily Archives: February 10, 1995

Shallow Grave - * *

Black comedy about a trio of housemates who cover up the suicide of a new roommate in order to keep a mysterious suitcase of money. A few good moments, but you never truly connect with the main characters.

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The Quick and the Dead - * * *

Sam Raimi’s over-the-top homage/sendup of old westerns actually succeeds in making Sharon Stone a believable gunslinger. The plot is rather predictable, however, from the start you know who will face whom in a series of gunfights. And a little bit … Continue reading

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Billy Madison - * 1/2*

Surprisingly hillarious in places (Steve Buscemi’s cameo is terrific), but it unfortunately can’t keep a stable pace. It lingers too long on unfunny bits, and flies over other scenes which should have supported the movie.

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