Daily Archives: November 7, 1997

Starship Troopers - * *

Bugs. Who likes ’em? The enjoyment you get from watching Starship Troopers is similar to the pleasure felt from a loud “ZAP” from a bug zapper. And about as deep. In the future, humans are at war with the Arachnids … Continue reading

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Mad City - * *

How hard is it to pick on the media? I mean, besides used car salesmen, politicians and television evangelists, it’s pretty difficult to come up with someone more untrustworthy. Mad City stirs up a big commotion over the corruption of … Continue reading

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Eve’s Bayou - * * * 1/2*

Mysterious and alluring, Eve’s Bayou is a lyrical film taking the audience into a vivid world. With realistic characters, plenty of atmosphere, and an intelligent script, it’s a journey worth taking. The story focuses on the Batiste family in Eve’s … Continue reading

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Bean - * 1/2*

After an impressive worldwide performance, Bean, the film adaptation of the British television comedy Mr. Bean, makes its debut in the United States. Rowan Atkinson, the British comic who plays the lightwitted Mr. Bean, is probably most well known to … Continue reading

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The Wings of the Dove - * * 1/2*

The Wings of the Dove is a slow, but lavish, period piece based on Henry James’ novel. It is interesting to watch, but as a tragic love triangle, the film is not fully satisfying. Kate Croy (Helena Bonham Carter) is … Continue reading

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