Daily Archives: January 16, 1998

Star Kid - * *

Star Kid is a low budget children’s sci-fi superhero action film, and it’s not nearly as bad as that sounds. Spencer Griffith (Joseph Mazzello) is your typical wimpish seventh grader: picked upon his mean older sister (Ashlee Levich) and schoolyard … Continue reading

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Hard Rain - * * 1/2*

After stalling for nearly a year, Hard Rain finally makes it to the box office. Previously titled The Flood, the filmmakers quickly renamed it after the deluge of disaster pics, so as not to have it drown in the public’s … Continue reading

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Half Baked - 1/2*

Nostalgia for the 70s continues, as we see a revival of one of the decade’s greatest achievements: the marijuana comedy. However Half Baked doesn’t quite run with all its brain cells, and will make you appreciate the questionable talents of … Continue reading

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Fallen - * *

How’s this for a plot: cop stalks supernatural body-swapping entity. No, it’s not a remake of The First Power, but it is Fallen, an mostly unsuccessful thriller whose good cast can’t overcome a bad script. Detective John Hobbes (Denzel Washington) … Continue reading

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