Tag Archives: Dermot Mulroney

Goodbye, Lover - * 1/2*

A complex plot is not nearly enough to make an interesting movie, a fact which is clearly demonstrated by the film noir Goodbye Lover. With enough plot twists to fill three other films, Goodbye Lover shows that a ludicrous number … 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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The Trigger Effect - * * *

This intriguing thriller, even though it weakens a bit at the end, still packs a chilling punch. The Trigger Effect opens with an extended tracking shot reminiscent of Touch of Evil or The Player, introducing several of the main characters, … Continue reading

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Kansas City - * *

Yet another mixed bag o’ tricks from director Robert Altman, the 1930’s period piece Kansas City is a bit more restrained than his recent works. Primarily it is the story of Blondie O’Hara (Jennifer Jason Leigh), the wife of a … Continue reading

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