Tag Archives: Dennis Quaid

Frequency - * * 1/2*

Gregory Hoblit directs this thriller about a fireman (Dennis Quaid) in 1969 who mysteriously communicates over a ham radio with his son (Jim Caviezel), a homicide cop thirty years in the future. During a deadly blaze, his son tries to … Continue reading

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Any Given Sunday - *

Oliver Stone directs this look at the NFL. Al Pacino will star as the coach who pressures a veteran QB (Dennis Quaid) to play hurt, or risk getting replaced by an up-and-coming QB (Jamie Foxx). Elizabeth Berkley will portray Pacino’s … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Playing by Heart - * * *

Playing by Heart is a film that would like to think of itself as an intricate puzzle, whose pieces smoothly slide into place as the film progresses. However, as a puzzle, Playing By Heart is fairly simple. Luckily, observing the … Continue reading

Posted in 1998, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Parent Trap - * * *

Ahhh…Disney is back with yet another remake. This time, they tackle The Parent Trap. The result is remarkably amiable and entertaining, if a bit long. Hallie Parker and Annie James are twins (both played by Lindsay Lohan), each of whom … Continue reading

Posted in 1998, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Switchback - * 1/2*

SwitchBack is yet another “hunt the serial killer” film. It tries to apply a twist to the rapidly tiring genre, by mixing the traditional elements with a cross country road movie (something which was done with much greater success in … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Gang Related - * * *

You’d think a film with a title like “Gang Related” would be yet another inner city drama about an innocent youth trying to survive amid gangs, drugs and violence. Well, think again. Although the film does involve drugs and violence, … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dragonheart - * 1/2*

An amazing technological achievement is wasted in this rather bland fantasy. Dennis Quaid stars as Sir Bowen, a valorious knight who follows the old code of King Arthur’s round table. He is the tutor for Prince Einon, a bratty little … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment