Monthly Archives: July 1999

The Blair Witch Project - * * * 1/2*

It’s unexpected. The Blair Witch Project is a horror film with no name stars, little gore, and an even littler budget. And yet, it is the most genuinely scary movie to hit the screens in a long, long time. The … Continue reading

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Muppets From Space - * *

The Muppets have seen better days, and never has the muppet candle seemed so dim as in this sixth muppet movie. The first original muppet story since The Muppets Take Manhattan, Muppets From Space is missing a crucial ingredient necessary … Continue reading

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Arlington Road - * * 1/2*

Arlington Road is a thriller about a college professor (Jeff Bridges) who begins to suspect that his seemingly normal next-door neighbors (Tim Robbins and Joan Cusack) are terrorists. The professor must apply his book knowledge when he takes matters into … Continue reading

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American Pie - * * *

If any of you have been pining the demise of the teen sex comedy, you need long no more. American Pie returns us to the glory days of Porky’s, Losin’ It and The Last American Virgin, when teens wanted sex … Continue reading

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Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season - * * 1/2*

Sandy Tung directs this sequel to the family film Shiloh, based on Phyllis Reynolds Naylor’s series of books. Shiloh the beagle returns, now with his new family, Marty Preston (Zachary Browne) and his dad (Michael Moriarty). When Shiloh’s cruel former … Continue reading

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Summer of Sam - * *

Spike Lee directs this Bronx drama set during the Son of Sam murders. A mob in the Bronx believes a young man (Adrien Brody) is actually the serial killer. John Leguizamo, Anthony LaPaglia, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, John Savage, Bebe … Continue reading

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Intro to the Site

Welcome to Cinematter! This is the part of the site where I explain a bit about its purpose, and ramble on and on about myself. The Origin of the Site If you want a full history of the site, click … Continue reading

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Site History

The Evolution of Cinematter: July 1995 – Website created (at Texas Metronet) originally titled Shreck’s Cinema Originally composed of two text-only pages: One page of summary/reviews for 1995 movies, and one page of coming attractions. July 1995 – Added additional … Continue reading

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