Daily Archives: August 13, 1999

Better Than Chocolate - * *

Anne Wheeler directs this romantic comedy about a woman who desperately tries to hide her lesbian affair from her visiting mother. Wendy Crewson, Karyn Dwyer, Christina Cox, Anne-Marie MacDonald, Peter Outerbridge, Marya Delver and Kevin Mundy star. Previously titled Maggie … Continue reading

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Detroit Rock City - 1/2*

In 1978, Four teens (Edward Furlong, Guiseppe Andrews, James DeBello and Sam Huntington) will do anything to attend a KISS concert. Natasha Lyonne and Lin Shaye also star. Adam Rifkin directs. Capsule Review: There’s not much to like in this … Continue reading

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Brokedown Palace - * *

Jonathan Kaplan directs this contemporary drama about two women (Claire Danes and Kate Beckinsale) who are caught up in a series of nightmarish events while travelling in Southeast Asia. Bill Pullman is a lawer who works to free them of … Continue reading

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Bowfinger - * * * 1/2*

There’s nothing Hollywood likes better than taking a fawningly humorous look at the art of moviemaking. (Well, maybe they like making cheap sequels better, but I’m sure this comes a close second!) Bowfinger is one such comedy, following a desperate … Continue reading

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