Tag Archives: Christina Ricci

Sleepy Hollow - * * *

Live action romantic horror film loosely based the legend of Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) and the Headless Horseman. Female lead Katrina Van Tassel will be played by Christina Ricci. Casper Van Dien will play Ichabod’s rival Brom Van Brunt. Andrew … Continue reading

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200 Cigarettes - * 1/2*

From the title of 200 Cigarettes, one might assume that it is either a propaganda film from the tobacco lobby, or a comical entry for the Guinness Book of World Records. However, in actuality, the film turns out to be … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Sex - * * * 1/2*

At first glance, The Opposite of Sex may seem to be merely a standard dysfunctional-family comedy. However, with a handful of excellent performances and a very witty screenplay make this one rise above the crowd. DeDee Truitt (Christina Ricci) is … Continue reading

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The Ice Storm - * * *

In his next film since Sense and Sensibility, director Ang Lee tackles another literary project, though this one is radically different. The Ice Storm is based on the novel by Rick Moody, a snapshot of Thanksgiving weekend, 1973. Ice Storm … Continue reading

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That Darn Cat - 1/2*

Feeble update of Disney’s 1965 family comedy is a cornucopia of overacting. Christina Ricci stars as a surly teenager (you know, the type in the movies that always dress in black) who hates her small hometown. The only thing she … Continue reading

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Buffalo 66 - * 1/2*

Buffalo 66 is a quirky independent comedy that’s heavy on the quirky and independent, and light on the comedy. Vincent Gallo’s directoral debut, the film is a meandering mess that almost comes together at the end. Billy Brown (Gallo) has … Continue reading

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