Daily Archives: June 6, 1997

The Pillow Book - * 1/2*

Director Peter Greenaway has created a film with plenty to look at, but no sense of where it is going. It’s like watching a pretty car spin wildly out of control. Vivian Wu stars as Nagiko, a Japanese woman who, … Continue reading

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Con Air - * * 1/2*

Con Air introduces, then fails to exploit, the largest collection of onscreen villains since the Legion of Doom. Instead, we are treated to a run of the mill plane hijacking, and more explosions and climactic fights than I’d care to … Continue reading

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Buddy - * 1/2*

Hollywood just can’t escape the man in the gorilla suit, no matter how grateful the rest of the world would be. The latest film to fall victim to this evil menace is Buddy, a children’s film that purports to examine … Continue reading

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