Daily Archives: March 6, 1998

Men With Guns - * *

John Sayles tackles his next subject in his new film Men With Guns. The trouble is, I’m not sure what his subject is…and I’m not sure he knows, either. Dr. Fuentes (Federico Luppi) is a city doctor in an unnamed … Continue reading

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Love and Death on Long Island - * *

An obsessive stalker seems an unlikely comedic hero, but the recent comedy Love and Death on Long Island actually manages to pull it off, to a little extent. Though it gets awkward at times, the film is mildly amusing. Giles … Continue reading

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U.S. Marshals - * *

Whatever happened to the art of the sequel? OK, I know that, with a few exceptions, sequels have rarely been as good as their predecessors. But at least sequels used to be sequels. These days, you’re more likely to get … Continue reading

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Twilight - * * *

Robert Benton has assembled a stellar, mature cast for his latest feature, Twilight, a film noir mystery set amid the fading stars of Hollywood. Paul Newman stars as retired detective Harry Ross. Harry has spent the last couple of years … Continue reading

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Hush - * 1/2*

One of the 90s’ most unwelcome thriller trends returns from the grave: it’s the “___ from Hell” movie! Starting in the early nineties, we were subjected to nearly every conceivable combination of relationships-from-Hell! There were Boyfriends from Hell, Friendly Neighborhood … Continue reading

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The Big Lebowski - * *

The Coen Brothers have consistently released a string of quirky, offbeat, but highly entertaining films with only one minor stumble (Miller’s Crossing). While The Big Lebowski delivers more of their typical oddball characters and situations, it is an unfortunate disappointment. … Continue reading

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