Daily Archives: April 30, 1999

The Winslow Boy - * * * 1/2*

David Mamet directs his adaptation of Terence Rattigan’s play based on the real-life story about a naval cadet who is accused of stealing a 5 shilling postal note, and the dire consequences extracted from the family who beleives him. Nigel … Continue reading

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Idle Hands - * 1/2*

Idle Hands joins an elite pantheon of horror films dealing with possessed hands. For serious takes on the malady, take a look at The Beast With Five Fingers, or The Hand. If you’re in a more humorous frame of mind, … Continue reading

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Entrapment - *

Hollywood’s fascination with the older man-younger woman romance continues in the heist drama, Entrapment. Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones are the cross-generational lovers. Their lukewarm romance is the pitiful highlight of this thoroughly ridiculous film. Robert MacDougal (Sean Connery), aka … Continue reading

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