Tag Archives: Edward Norton

Keeping the Faith - * * *

Edward Norton directs this romantic comedy in which a Catholic priest (Norton) and a rabbi (Ben Stiller), best friends, fall for the same woman (Jenna Elfman) (whom they’ve known since childhood), but neither can marry her. Anne Bancroft, Eli Wallach, … Continue reading

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Fight Club - * * *

The first rule about Fight Club is that you don’t talk about fight club. I’m about to break that rule. Director David Fincher (of Seven, and The Game fame) is back with a new film, and you should know by … Continue reading

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American History X - * * * 1/2*

American History X is a powerful examination of the destructive allure of racism and hatred. Boistered by some impressive performances, paints a vivid picture of how mindless hatred can tear society, and an individual family, apart. Derek Vinyard (Edward Norton) … Continue reading

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Rounders - * * *

Rounders introduces us to the world of high-stakes poker. With an electric cast, and some apt direction, it transforms a run-of-the-mill storyline into a fascinating movie. Mike McDermott (Matt Damon) is a master poker player. He claims that poker is … Continue reading

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The People vs. Larry Flynt - * * *

Director Milos Forman delivers an effective Free Speech plea along with an entertaining movie. The film follows the true life story of Larry Flynt (Woody Harrelson), a low class guy who panders to the baser needs of people in order … Continue reading

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Everyone Says I Love You - * * *

Woody Allen’s latest film is a musical romantic comedy that should appeal to fans of the genre. It overlays a traditional Allen film with song and dance numbers of early 20th century standards. The film is narrated by DJ (Natasha … Continue reading

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Primal Fear - * * 1/2*

Rather predictable thriller with some good acting, and a couple of interesting moments. Richard Gere is Martin Vail, a publicity-hungry high-profile Chicago lawyer. When an altar boy, Aaron Stampler (Edward Norton), is accused of the brutal murder of an archbishop … Continue reading

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