Daily Archives: December 12, 1997

Deconstructing Harry - * 1/2*

Sex, guns, drugs, murder, dead bodies in cars, hookers, a non-linear storyline, lots of jump-cuts, pop cultural references and profanity. Sounds like a recent release from the latest Tarantino-wannabe, right? So what’s all this doing in a Woody Allen movie? … Continue reading

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Scream 2 - * * 1/2*

There’s a scene in Scream 2 in which several film students are debating the merits of sequels. They claim that it is the rare sequel which surpasses its original. Scream 2 certainly does. The action again focuses on Sidney Prescott … Continue reading

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Home Alone 3 - *

Well, they’ve managed to squeeze a second sequel out of the slightly humorous but monotonous Home Alone. I, for one, was hoping the series would die a peaceful death after Home Alone 2. Heck, Macaulay Culkin was almost sporting stubble … Continue reading

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For Richer or Poorer - * 1/2*

Pity the Amish. Revered in The Witness, their Hollywood experience has been nothing but downhill since. Last year’s Kingpin hit new lows. The new comedy, For Richer or Poorer, treats them a bit more reverently, but you can’t help to … Continue reading

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