Daily Archives: April 3, 1998

The Spanish Prisoner - * * * 1/2*

Don’t look for a Spanish prisoner in David Mamet’s new film, The Spanish Prisoner. There isn’t one…but, that’s the point. In this intricate thriller, nothing is quite as it seems…or is it? Joe Ross (Campbell Scott) thinks he’s on the … Continue reading

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Mercury Rising - *

Bruce Willis needs to stay away from straightforward action pictures. Mercury Rising adds to a growing list (including such stinkers as The Jackal, Last Man Standing, Striking Distance and The Last Boy Scout) of stale actioners he has headlined. And … Continue reading

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Lost in Space - * *

Leave it to Hollywood to remake Lost in Space, a television show that was itself a science fiction retelling of the Swiss Family Robinson. The Lost in Space TV show had devolved into camp after its first season, but though … Continue reading

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