Monthly Archives: September 1995

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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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar - * *

In this unusual cross-dressing comedy (is this becomming a trend?) Patrick Swayze and Wesley Snipes are the reigning Drag Queens of New York, and John Leguizamo is their protege in training. The trio take an old Cadillac cross-country in a … Continue reading

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The Tie That Binds - *

A tired formula thriller gone bad. You would think that after hundreds of “____ from Hell” films, Hollywood would either have gotten good at it, or given up. The Tie That Binds proves otherwise. This time, hell’s denizens are a … Continue reading

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Last of the Dogmen - * 1/2*

For a hundred years, a lone tribe of Cheyanne dog soldiers has remained hidden in the wilds of Northern Montana. Amazingly, for something which is evident to the viewers after 10 minutes, or even sooner for those who can decipher … Continue reading

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The Innocent - * *

The characters in this cold-war intrigue remain an enigma, much like Anthony Hopkins’ muddled American accent. Campbell Scott portrays a young British electronics expert assigned to work with the Americans in West Berlin in the 1950s. Anthony Hopkins is the … Continue reading

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The Prophecy - * 1/2*

There are a lot of clever and unique touches in this imaginative film about a second war in heaven. However, clever and unique touches do not a movie make. Christopher Walken does his typical job as Gabriel, leader of the … Continue reading

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