Daily Archives: April 19, 1996

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie - * * *

The TV show writ large. For those unfamiliar with the concept, the premise is this: An evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has hatched an evil plan to take over the world by forcing people to watch bad movies. To perfect … Continue reading

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The Substitute - * *

The Substitute is a bizarre cross between Dangerous Minds and Rambo. The result is a poorly written and barely acted, but crowd-pleasing revenge flick. Tom Berenger is a covert operations specialist, disowned by the government after a mission goes sour. … Continue reading

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Mrs. Winterbourne - * 1/2*

Mrs. Winterbourne is a convoluted remake of No Man of Her Own, that never quite takes off. Ricki Lake stars as a penniless young pregnant girl, Connie Doyle. When Connie accidentally takes the wrong train, she is befriended by Hugh … Continue reading

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Celtic Pride - * 1/2*

Celtic Pride is a rather flimsy comedy centering on the antics of two fanatic basketball fans. Dan Aykroyd and Daniel Stern play the loyal, superstitious fans of the Boston Celtics. When their team makes the playoffs, they are ecstatic; when … Continue reading

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