Tag Archives: Brad Pitt

Fight Club - * * *

The first rule about Fight Club is that you don’t talk about fight club. I’m about to break that rule. Director David Fincher (of Seven, and The Game fame) is back with a new film, and you should know by … Continue reading

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Meet Joe Black - * * *

Meet Joe Black is your classic boy-meets-girl, boy-likes-girl, boy-gets-killed-in-horrible-accident, supernatural-entity-takes-over-boy’s-body, supernatural-entity-falls-in-love-with-girl story. Based on the 1934 film Death Takes a Holiday, Meet Joe Black is a well acted romantic drama which explores the meanings of life and love. William Parrish … Continue reading

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Seven Years in Tibet - * * 1/2*

The first of this season’s two Dalai Lama related stories, Seven Years in Tibet is likely to be more successful of the two, due to its casting alone. Brad Pitt is the star of Seven Years in Tibet, versus an … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Own - * *

The Devil’s Own is a messy, overscripted film that ignores the center of its conflict. Frankie McGuire (Brad Pitt) is an IRA soldier who comes to New York under an assumed name to buy rockets from a shady gun dealer … Continue reading

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Sleepers - * * * 1/2*

Sleepers is a powerfully acted revenge flick. It starts out in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of west side Manhattan in the mid-1960s. Four boys, Michael (Brad Renfro), Shakes (Joe Perrino), John (Geoff Wigdor) and Tommy (Jonathan Tucker), form a strong … Continue reading

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12 Monkeys - * * * 1/2*

Coherent chaos abounds in this time-travel/virus thriller by the visionary Terry Gilliam. Bruce Willis is James Cole, a convict in the year 2035. In late 1996, a deadly virus wiped out most of the human race, forcing the few survivors … Continue reading

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Se7en - * * * *

Grisly and disturbing, but very, very good. Seven is a thriller about a serial killer obsessed with the seven deadly sins; and the two homicide cops on his trail. Morgan Freeman is the elder cop, seven days from retirement, and … Continue reading

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