Daily Archives: February 23, 1996

The Young Poisoner’s Handbook - * * 1/2*

Offbeat satirical comedy is an interesting character study, but not all that great of a movie. Hugh O’Connor portrays Graham Young in this true story. As a young boy, Graham is obsessed with science and rational thought. When he finds … Continue reading

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Unforgettable - * 1/2*

Ray Liotta plays Dr. David Krane, a forensic pathologist who obsesses over the death of his wife. She was killed about a year before, and he, an alcoholic at the time, was the prime suspect. He was eventually acquitted due … Continue reading

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Rumble in the Bronx - * *

Jackie Chan finally makes another attempt to break through in America, and Rumble in the Bronx is certainly better than The Cannonball Run, but unfortunately it is not among the best action films either. Chan plays Keung, a Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Mary Reilly - * * 1/2*

Mary Reilly is a spooky thriller that doesn’t match the rapid pace of many of today’s thrill-a-second horrorfests, but outclasses them in the long run. Julia Roberts portrays the title character, the timid chambermaid of one Dr. Henry Jekyll (John … Continue reading

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Before and After - * *

Liam Neeson and Meryl Streep are Ben and Carolyn Ryan, parents of two children in a small Massachusetts town. When their son Jacob (Edward Furlong) seems to be involved in a murder and turns up missing, the parents react in … Continue reading

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