Monthly Archives: December 1998

Shakespeare in Love - * * * 1/2*

Shakespeare in Love is a delightful romantic comedy with a literary twist. A fictionalized account of a few months of Shakespeare’s life, the film manages to humanize the greatest English writer of all time, and delivers a splendid time while … Continue reading

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Rushmore - * * *

No, this is not a film about the famous South Dakota presidential monument. Rather, Rushmore is a unique comedy about two somewhat obnoxious, but endearing, characters and their quest for happiness. Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is one of the most … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Insurrection - * 1/2*

The odd-numbered Star Trek film curse strikes again. For those of you unfamiliar with Star Trek lore, it has been maintained that the only good Star Trek films are those with even numbers. Perhaps in response to this, Paramount stopped … Continue reading

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Jack Frost - *

It’s hard to imagine the idea even looked good on paper. Mixing a live action Frosty-the-snowman adventure with a tragic father and son bonding story, Jack Frost is even more unappealing on screen. Michael Keaton plays a blues musician by … Continue reading

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Psycho - * *

I’ll admit it up front. I’ve never considered the original Psycho to be one of Hitchcock’s best films. Although a good film, it should be celebrated more for its groundbreaking elements than for its quality. That leads us to what … Continue reading

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