Daily Archives: August 21, 1998

Next Stop Wonderland - * * * 1/2*

Next Stop Wonderland is a nice little independent gem hidden in the post-Summer, pre-Fall film wasteland. A quirky and enjoyable romantic comedy, the film provides refreshing characterizations and plenty of humor. Erin Castleton (Hope Davis) is hopelessly single. Her last … Continue reading

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Wrongfully Accused - *

Talk about beating a dead horse. Leslie Nielsen is still trying to squeeze the last drop of humor out of the spoof comedy. Give up! It’s bone-dry, as his latest comedic train wreck, Wrongfully Accused, can attest. The film roughly … Continue reading

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Dead Man on Campus - * 1/2*

Dead Man on Campus is a black comedy dealing with college life and a rather gruesome, but fictitious, urban legend. However, for a black comedy, the humor here is well on the bland side, and definitely not worth the price … Continue reading

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Dance With Me - * * 1/2*

In Dance With Me, you get just what you expect. A dance film, with a little romance thrown in to spice things up, and not much more. However, the sizzling dances make up for what the plot lacks in imagination. … Continue reading

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Blade - * * 1/2*

Blade is the latest entry in Hollywood’s continuing obsession with vampires. Based upon a comic book, Blade feels more like Batman than Dracula. Packed to the gills (or should that be fangs) with crowd-pleasing fight scenes and mindless action, Blade … Continue reading

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