Daily Archives: February 16, 1996

Muppet Treasure Island - * *

Uneven retelling of the classic Treasure Island, this time done with a mixture of humans and muppets. Muppet Treasure Island tells the story of Jim, a young boy who gains possession of a treasure map. With his dear friends, Gonzo … Continue reading

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Mr. Wrong - *

Mr. Wrong is a clumsy, repetitive attempt at comedy. Ellen DeGeneres is Martha Alston, a 31 year old single woman who meets the perfect guy, Whitman Crawford (Bill Pullman). However, when he suddenly metamorphoses into the boyfriend from hell, she … Continue reading

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Happy Gilmore - * *

Adam Sandler makes the most out of a stock situation, and, at times, manages to create several good laughs. Sandler plays the title character, a hockey fanatic who can’t skate. He stumbles from one failure to another, until, after his … Continue reading

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City Hall - * * *

City Hall is an acute and perceptive drama about politics enshrouded by a rather routine mystery. Al Pacino is the mayor of New York, and John Cusack is his eager deputy mayor. When a tragic downtown shooting results in the … Continue reading

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