Daily Archives: October 9, 1998

One Tough Cop - *

If you couldn’t tell by the title, One Tough Cop is about, well, one tough cop. It’s a by-the-numbers cop drama filled to the gills with generic characters, generic situations and generic dialogue. Stephen Baldwin stars as NYPD detective Bo … Continue reading

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The Mighty - * * * 1/2*

The Mighty is a very good film, saddled with a very perplexing advertising campaign. Based upon Rodman Philbrick’s novel Freak the Mighty, someone somewhere apparently objected to the word ‘Freak’, which has been inexplicably jettisoned. To follow that up, the … Continue reading

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Holy Man - *

Billed as an Eddie Murphy comedy, viewers should beware of Holy Man. Though it does feature Eddie Murphy, there’s precious little comedy here in this tired romantic comedy set amid a television-age satire. GBSN (The Good Buy Shopping Network) is … Continue reading

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