Tag Archives: Brendan Fraser

Dudley Do-Right - 1/2*

Pity Brendan Fraser. While he occassionally displays his talent by stretching out to unique films such as Still Breathing, Gods and Monsters, or The Twilight of the Golds, like an unerring yo-yo, he always returns to his goofball origins of … Continue reading

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The Mummy - * * 1/2*

The first image that pops in your head when you hear the title, The Mummy, is likely that of a slow walking corpse, thoroughly wrapped in gauze. This remake attempts to revitalize the stiff horror classic, not only replacing Ol’ … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past - *

Blast From the Past is a cute one-joke comedy, without the cuteness. Its elaborate premise quickly gets wearisome, and the few amusing moments sprinkled here and there are well short of the amount needed to carry this lump of a … Continue reading

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Still Breathing - * * *

What happens when a confirmed cynic is confronted with the specter of true love? That’s the central dilemma in Still Breathing, James F. Robinson’s charmingly nice romantic comedy. The film opens with an eccentric San Antonio street performer, Fletcher McBracken … Continue reading

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George of the Jungle - * * 1/2*

As yet another nostalgic live-action treatment of an old television cartoon series, George of the Jungle didn’t have much going for it. The key asset of the klutzy Tarzan-wannabe was his catchy theme song. However, by sticking with the offbeat … Continue reading

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Mrs. Winterbourne - * 1/2*

Mrs. Winterbourne is a convoluted remake of No Man of Her Own, that never quite takes off. Ricki Lake stars as a penniless young pregnant girl, Connie Doyle. When Connie accidentally takes the wrong train, she is befriended by Hugh … Continue reading

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