Daily Archives: September 15, 1995

Unstrung Heroes - * * *

Warm and fuzzy comedy-drama about a young boy who runs away from home, unable to cope with his dying mother, to live with his two very eccentric uncles, Michael Richards and Maury Chaykin. Richards is the insane paranoid, and Chaykin … Continue reading

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Mute Witness - * * 1/2*

A thriller with good doses of satire and wit. An American slasher film is shooting in low-budget Moscow, when the mute makeup artist witnesses a real murder when two of the Russian crewmen film a snuff film in the studio … Continue reading

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Hackers - * 1/2*

Flashy entry in the growing computer-oriented thriller field. A group of the brightest hackers in New York, who all happen to be in the same high scool, accidentally stumble upon an electronic corporate crime by executive Lorraine Bracco and hacker-turned-security … Continue reading

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Clockers - * * * 1/2*

A superb drama that is part murder-mystery, part portrait of harsh inner-city life. Mehki Phifer is Strike, a twenty-year-old clocker (a stationary drug dealer), and Isaiah Washington is Victor, his hard working brother. When the local drug lord, Delroy Lindo, … Continue reading

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