Tag Archives: Alan Arkin

The Slums of Beverly Hills - * * *

The nostalgia wave for the 1970s rolls on, this time in the guise of a coming of age comedy entitled The Slums of Beverly Hills. The Slums of Beverly Hills follows the path of a destitute family of transients who … Continue reading

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Grosse Pointe Blank - * * *

Grosse Pointe Blank is a darkly amusing black comedy that needs a better title. John Cusack is Martin Blank, a hitman for hire, who has just been invited to his 10 year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan (hence … Continue reading

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Steal Big, Steal Little - * *

Overlong attempt at comedy. Andy Garcia plays the good Ruben and the evil Robby, the twin adopted sons of a wealthy landowning couple in California. When their parents are dead, Ruben is the recipient of the family fortune and their … Continue reading

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