Tag Archives: Antonio Banderas

Play it to the Bone - 1/2*

It’s a boxing movie. It’s a road comedy. It’s a love triangle. It’s an utter disaster. It’s Play it to the Bone. Cesar Dominguez (Antonio Banderas) and Vince Boudreau (Woody Harrelson) are best friends, two has-been boxers well past their … Continue reading

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The 13th Warrior - * *

The Thirteenth Warrior (previously known as Eaters of the Dead) has been collecting dust on the studio shelves for well over a year now. Usually that, combined with the dread end-of-August release date, is a sure sign of a potentially … Continue reading

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The Mask of Zorro - * * *

After quite an extended absence from the screen, Zorro has returned in the brand new adventure. The Mask of Zorro typifies what a good summer popcorn movie can be: an action-packed adventure with an actual plot and interesting characters! The … Continue reading

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Evita - * * * 1/2*

Director Alan Parker’s version of Evita tells the musical story of Argentinian First Lady Eva Peron. Antonio Banderas narrates the story as the acerbic Che, an everyman who wryly comments on the political goings on. Madonna stars as Eva, who … Continue reading

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Two Much - * 1/2*

Two much is a brainless try at screwball comedy that turns into a farce. Antonio Banderas is a con-artist/art dealer, named (what else) Art. When a con job goes wrong, he finds himself on the run from mob boss Danny … Continue reading

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Four Rooms - [No Tickets]

A stunt anthology blunders horrifically. The four hip directors, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Andre Rockwall, and Alison Anders join forces, each directing a supposedly comic segment of this film. The setting is a posh Hollywood hotel on New Year’s Eve, … Continue reading

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Never Talk to Strangers - * 1/2*

Borderline ridiculous and ultimately pointless thriller. Rebecca DeMornay is a criminal psychologist who meets a mysterious boyfriend, Antonio Banderas, and shortly afterwards is stalked. Dennis Miller appears as the sex-starved upstairs neighbor, who may be doomed by association. Much of … Continue reading

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Assassins - * * 1/2*

A rather simple story with dollops of gripping action. Sylvester Stallone is an aging professional killer, haunted by guilt and doubts, on the verge of retiring. Antonio Banderas is the number two assassin, who will kill to be number one. … Continue reading

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Desperado - * * * 1/2*

A wonderfully exciting and hypnotic action film. A fast paced mix of humor and ultraviolence work well in this sequel to El Mariachi. Antonio Banderas is very good in the central role as the enigmatic mariachi, consumed by his thirst … Continue reading

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