Tag Archives: Chazz Palminteri

Analyze This - * * *

Analyze This at first seems like the perfect example of a high concept comedy, able to be summarized in a mere sentence fragment: mob boss seeks therapy. But, on further analysis, the movie proves to be atypical. It’s actually funny. … Continue reading

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Mulholland Falls - * 1/2*

Slow moving and directionless noir thriller. Nick Nolte is Detective Max Hoover, head of the Hat Squad (a fact based group of LA detectives formed in the ’50s to fight organized crime). When the Squad (also including Chazz Palminteri, Michael … Continue reading

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Faithful - * 1/2*

Cher and Chazz Palminteri star in this all too obvious adaptation of Palminteri’s talky stage play. Cher and Ryan O’Neal play an unhappy married couple. On their twentieth anniversary, O’Neal hires a hit man(Palminteri) to kill his wife. When Palminteri … Continue reading

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Diabolique - * 1/2*

In 1955, a French thriller was so widely regarded that it changed the face of the genre, and influenced films from Psycho to Fatal Attraction. In 1996, the film has been updated and Americanized. What little joy there is left … Continue reading

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