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Being John Malkovich - * * * 1/2*

Spike Jonze directs this dark comedy about a puppeteer (John Cusack) who discovers the ability to enter the mind of John Malkovich (John Malkovich) for 15 minutes at a time. Catherine Keener will play a love interest of both characters, … Continue reading

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Very Bad Things - * 1/2*

Peter Berg directs this messy (in more ways than one) black comedy. But while it certainly is dark and morbid…someone forgot the laughs in this dreary film. Very Bad Things tells the tale of a bachelor party that goes horribly … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Mary - * * * 1/2*

Peter and Bobby Farrelly (the creators of Dumb and Dumber, and Kingpin) have turned their sights onto a romantic comedy. And in There’s Something About Mary, the masters of bad taste have managed to create a surprisingly good film, their … Continue reading

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A Life Less Ordinary - * *

Fresh off the success of Trainspotting, and with a boatload of pressure, Danny Boyle decided to tackle a rather different project for his next directing effort. And, while A Life Less Ordinary is definitely not a mainstream sell-out, it isn’t … Continue reading

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My Best Friend’s Wedding - * * *

People bursting out in song. It’s not the sort of thing that you expect in a non-musical, yet it happens quite often in My Best Friend’s Wedding, and exemplifies the type of movie that it is: Light and frothy, enjoyable … Continue reading

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Feeling Minnesota - *

Feeling Minnesota is a rather plain wanna-be-quirky drama. Sam Clayton (Vincent D’Onofrio) is the accountant of the local mob boss, Red (Delroy Lindo). When he reveals to Red that a woman named Freddie (Cameron Diaz) has stolen $10,000, Red forces … Continue reading

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She’s the One - * * *

Edward Burns, who won raves for his Brothers McMullen, tackles similar material in She’s The One, and manages to make his sophomore outing a rather amiable romantic comedy. The plot centers around the exploits of two brothers. Mickey (Burns) is … Continue reading

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