Tag Archives: Bill Pullman

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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Lake Placid - * 1/2*

Lake Placid is a simple film to sum up: a giant crocodile in Maine. That’s about it. That one lone sentence fragment aptly summarizes the completely ridiculous premise of this comic thriller. It’s not much of a movie, and what … Continue reading

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Zero Effect - * * *

Jake Kasdan, son of one of the best screenwriters around, breaks into filmmaking by writing and directing this hard-to-categorize detective story. Part mystery, part comedy, part character study and part romance, for the most part Kasdan manages to combine the … Continue reading

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Lost Highway - *

David Lynch has managed to create a film full of invigorating visuals, a stimulating soundtrack, intriguing ideas that ends up being rather pointless and boring. The film opens on the dreary lives of a couple: saxophonist Fred Madison (Bill Pullman), … Continue reading

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Independence Day - * * *

Independence Day is a slightly derivative, but thoroughly crowd-pleasing alien invasion film. When the aliens arrive in their giant flying saucers, Independence Day introduces its diverse cast in typical disaster flick fashion. They come from every walk of life, from … Continue reading

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Mr. Wrong - *

Mr. Wrong is a clumsy, repetitive attempt at comedy. Ellen DeGeneres is Martha Alston, a 31 year old single woman who meets the perfect guy, Whitman Crawford (Bill Pullman). However, when he suddenly metamorphoses into the boyfriend from hell, she … Continue reading

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While You Were Sleeping - * * *

Interesting twist on the romantic triangle: one member is in a coma. But Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman pull it off very well. The immediate family, however, tries just a little to hard to be lovable and idiosyncratic.

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