Daily Archives: November 14, 1997

Anastasia - * * *

It’s ironic. Just at the time when the tried-and-true Disney formula for animated films seems to be faltering, the other studios, desperate for a share in the lucrative animated film market, have come out with their own “Disney-formula” films. Anastasia … Continue reading

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One Night Stand - * 1/2*

Director Mike Figgis (Leaving Las Vegas) tries to strike gold twice with an offbeat adulterous romance in One Night Stand. However, this time, the vein has gone dry. Max Carlyle (Wesley Snipes) is a commercial director from Los Angeles who … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Little - * 1/2*

A little repetitive and only mildly humorous, The Man Who Knew Too Little marks another substandard outing for Bill Murray. Wallace Ritchie (Bill Murray) is a clueless American celebrating his birthday by dropping in unexpectedly on his brother James (Peter … Continue reading

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The Jackal - *

The Jackal is a sloppy, sloppy thriller (and not in terms of blood and gore). Characters get tangled, the plots vanish without a trace, and even the action sequences seem second-hand. After the FBI assists the Russian government pin a … Continue reading

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