Daily Archives: August 16, 1996

Tin Cup - * * * 1/2*

Very engaging golf-themed romantic-comedy. Kevin Costner is Roy “Tin Cup” McAvoy, a golf pro at a small West Texas driving range, never having hit the big time. His life changes when he meets Dr. Molly Griswold (Rene Russo), a therapist … Continue reading

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Tales From the Crypt: Bordello of Blood - [No Tickets]

The Tales From the Crypt in the title should have been a warning. But no, I countered, sometimes the HBO series turns out comic gems, and this one even has Dennis Miller… what could go wrong? Bordello of Blood could. … Continue reading

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Kansas City - * *

Yet another mixed bag o’ tricks from director Robert Altman, the 1930’s period piece Kansas City is a bit more restrained than his recent works. Primarily it is the story of Blondie O’Hara (Jennifer Jason Leigh), the wife of a … Continue reading

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The Fan - *

The Fan is an overly blatant thriller that strikes out. Robert DeNiro is Gil Renard (another of DeNiro’s trademark psychos), a knife salesman by trade, but a fanatic baseball fan. He is especially pleased when his hometown San Francisco Giants … Continue reading

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