Daily Archives: August 25, 1995

Beyond Rangoon - * * *

Dramatic tale with Patricia Arquette as an American doctor, haunted by a personal tragedy and trapped in Burma during the 1988 massacre. Arquette’s central character makes several rather stupid decisions along the way, but the drama of the political events … Continue reading

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Lord of Illusions - *

An incomprehensible mess. The strong horrific visuals need to be bound together by more than the barest of plot threads. Too often, you are impressed (or repulsed) by what is on screen…but that quickly disperses into a continual confusion. It … Continue reading

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Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde - 1/2*

There are only a few chuckles in this horribly disjointed disaster. The one-joke plotline doesn’t carry very far, and the movie gives the distinct sense of being rehashed through the editing room far too many times. Tim Daly and Sean … Continue reading

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Desperado - * * * 1/2*

A wonderfully exciting and hypnotic action film. A fast paced mix of humor and ultraviolence work well in this sequel to El Mariachi. Antonio Banderas is very good in the central role as the enigmatic mariachi, consumed by his thirst … Continue reading

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