Daily Archives: July 11, 1997

Shall We Dance - * * *

Shall We Dance is a charming Japanese comedy about an ordinary businessman who finds an escape from life in the world of ballroom dancing. Koji Yakusyo stars as Shohei Sugiyama, a happily married accountant whose routine life is steadily sinking … Continue reading

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A Simple Wish - 1/2*

I don’t know what child, or adult for that matter, would wish for A Simple Wish. This pathetic attempt at a children’s slapstick comedy is a mind-numbing bore. Martin Short stars as Murray, the only male graduate of Fairy Godmother … Continue reading

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Contact - * * * *

It has been awhile since Hollywood has delivered a serious science fiction drama. Most recent forays into SF tend to gravitate toward comedy (i.e. Men in Black, The Fifth Element), or action/thrillers (i.e. The Lost World, Face/Off). In addition, there … Continue reading

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