Monthly Archives: November 1999

Dogma - * * 1/2*

Kevin Smith directs this religious comedy about an abortion clinic worker (Linda Fiorentino) who teams up with two holy men, Jay and Silent Bob (Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith) to save humanity. It seems that two renegade angels (Matt Damon and … Continue reading

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Anywhere But Here - * * 1/2*

Wayne Wang directs this drama about a 14-year old girl (Natalie Portman) and her mother (Susan Sarandon) who move from the midwest to LA. Based on Mona Simpson’s novel. Shawn Hatosy also stars as Portman’s cousin. Hart Bochner will play … Continue reading

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Pokemon: The First Movie - * *

An animated Pokemon (Pocket Monsters) film. For those in the know, this one involves a clone of the ancient Pokemon Mew, who lashes out against his creators and seeks to control the Pokemon universe with an army of clones. It’s … Continue reading

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The Insider - * * *

Michael Mann directs this drama about Jeffrey Wigand (Russell Crowe), a tobacco executive who turned whistle blower. Al Pacino will play 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman, and Lindsay Crouse will play journalist Sharon Bergman. Diane Venora, Christopher Plummer, Rip Torn, … Continue reading

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The Bone Collector - * 1/2*

Ever since Hannibal Lecter energized the screen in Silence of the Lambs, or perhaps ever since Norman Bates appeared in Psycho, Hollywood has had a morbid fascination with the serial killer. This strange affair has created several great films (such … Continue reading

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The Bachelor - *

Updated version of Buster Keaton’s movie Seven Chances. A proud-to-be-a bachelor (Chris O’Donnell) will inherit $120 million from his grandfather if he is married by his 33rd birthday (which happens to be tomorrow). Renee Zellweger also stars as his long-time … Continue reading

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