Tag Archives: Ed Harris

Stepmom - * * 1/2*

With a bland and unrevealing title like Stepmom, you might half expect a horror film about the mad matriarch of a dysfunctional family. That’s not the case here. Rather, Stepmom is another a long tradition of three-hankie weepies, and a … Continue reading

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The Truman Show - * * * 1/2*

Not your typical Jim Carrey fare, The Truman Show is a daring comedy-drama which turns a scathing eye upon the media culture. Fans expecting Carrey’s usual shtick will be disappointed here…but few else will be, for this intelligent and invigorating … Continue reading

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Absolute Power - * * *

An abrupt ending mars a strong character-driven thriller in Absolute Power. Clint Eastwood directs and stars as Luther Whitney, a master thief on the brink of retirement. However, before he quits, he pulls one job he probably shouldn’t have. He … Continue reading

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The Rock - * * * 1/2*

Freneticaly paced action flick truly thrills. When decorated war hero General Hummel (Ed Harris) seizes control of Alcatraz island, holds 81 tourists as hostages, and threatens to launch several rockets laced with chemical weaponry upon San Francisco unless his demands … Continue reading

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Eye for an Eye - * 1/2*

Director John Schlessinger presents a film about grief, justice and revenge that feels lifted from the TV-movie of the week. Sally Field and Ed Harris star as the parents of two daughters. When their eldest is raped and murdered in … Continue reading

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Apollo 13 - * * * 1/2*

Excellent true-life drama of the Apollo 13 moon voyage. Tom Hanks leads the superb ensemble cast. The zero-gravity shots are amazing. Ron Howard’s direction provides excitement and suspense, even if you already know the outcome.

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