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Drop Dead Gorgeous - * * 1/2*

Drop Dead Gorgeous is a biting and, at times, cruel satire of beauty pageants and the small-town mentality. Written by former pageant contestant Lona Williams, this comedy has the ring of truth, but it tends to go a bit too … Continue reading

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The Fan - *

The Fan is an overly blatant thriller that strikes out. Robert DeNiro is Gil Renard (another of DeNiro’s trademark psychos), a knife salesman by trade, but a fanatic baseball fan. He is especially pleased when his hometown San Francisco Giants … Continue reading

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