Daily Archives: October 18, 1996

Swingers - * * 1/2*

Swinging bachelors make a comeback in Doug Liman’s comedy. The action centers around Mike (Jon Favreau), a struggling stand-up comic, who has been distraught and upset since his girlfriend left him six months ago. His friends all try to cheer … Continue reading

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To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday - * 1/2*

This rather bland film about recovering from grief covers no new ground. David Lewis (Peter Gallagher) lost his wife, Gillian (Michelle Pfieffer), two years earlier in a freak boating accident. Now, on the anniversary of her death, and also her … Continue reading

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Sleepers - * * * 1/2*

Sleepers is a powerfully acted revenge flick. It starts out in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of west side Manhattan in the mid-1960s. Four boys, Michael (Brad Renfro), Shakes (Joe Perrino), John (Geoff Wigdor) and Tommy (Jonathan Tucker), form a strong … Continue reading

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