Daily Archives: September 11, 1998

Without Limits - * * 1/2*

Without Limits is the second biopic of Olympic track athlete Steve Prefontaine (following last year’s Prefontaine). Both films hit all the same bases, and have about the same effect: a modest appreciation, but little understanding of the man. Steve Prefontaine … Continue reading

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Cube - * 1/2*

Vincenzo Natali directs this science fiction thriller with an intriguing premise. Unfortunately, there’s little to Cube besides that premise and some creative filmmaking techniques. The plot of Cube seems to have fallen right out of the Twilight Zone. Six complete … Continue reading

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Rounders - * * *

Rounders introduces us to the world of high-stakes poker. With an electric cast, and some apt direction, it transforms a run-of-the-mill storyline into a fascinating movie. Mike McDermott (Matt Damon) is a master poker player. He claims that poker is … Continue reading

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