Daily Archives: July 10, 1998

Pi - *

Darren Aronofsky makes his directoral debut with this uneven paranoid thriller, pi. It’s filled with plenty of new concepts and ideas, but also with a healthy dose of pretension. Max Cohen (Sean Gullette) is a brilliant mathematician on the borders … Continue reading

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Small Soldiers - * * *

If Toy Story told the story of what would happen if everyone’s favorite childhood toy came to life, then Small Soldiers tells the story of what would happen if today’s violent action figures sprung to life. The result is a … Continue reading

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Madeline - * * *

This adaptation of Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic children’s book, Madeline, is mostly faithful to the original. Unfortunately, the alterations are the film’s weakest link. Hatty Jones stars as the title character, an orphaned girl adopted by the church, and attending a … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon 4 - * *

After an absence of six years, the Lethal Weapon series delivers its fourth installment. However, this rushed production shows many signs of a rushed production and overall wear. It’s been over ten years, and the ready-to-retire Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) … Continue reading

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