Daily Archives: January 31, 1997

Waiting for Guffman - * * 1/2*

Waiting for Guffman is a sharp satire of small town life and pageantry. The small town of Blaine, Missouri, is celebrating its sesquicentennial anniversary, and the film covers, in a mock documentary style, the production of a pageant in celebration … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Special Edition - * * * *

George Lucas rereleases his cinematic triumph with revamped sound and special effects. There are very few people who need a summary of the film; if you’re one of those who hasn’t seen Star Wars, what the heck are you doing … Continue reading

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Shadow Conspiracy - [No Tickets]

The Shadow Conspiracy is a truly pathetic thriller. Charlie Sheen stars as White House aide Bobby Bishop. When a nutty conspiracy group stumbles upon a “shadow government”, they are systematically eliminated by a mysterious gunman (Stephen Lang)…but not before their … Continue reading

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Meet Wally Sparks - 1/2*

Rodney Dangerfield turns up the tackiness in Meet Wally Sparks, a very lowbrow comedy. Rodney stars as Wally Sparks, the trashy and obnoxious host of a trashy, obnoxious tabloid tv talk show. When he offends away nearly all his sponsors, … Continue reading

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