Tag Archives: Gena Rowlands

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

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The Mighty - * * * 1/2*

The Mighty is a very good film, saddled with a very perplexing advertising campaign. Based upon Rodman Philbrick’s novel Freak the Mighty, someone somewhere apparently objected to the word ‘Freak’, which has been inexplicably jettisoned. To follow that up, the … Continue reading

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Paulie - * * *

In the wake of Babe, you would expect to be doused by a flood of talking animal movies. Paulie is the first of three we can expect this year (the others including Dr. Dolittle and Babe 2). If the others … Continue reading

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