Tag Archives: Giovanni Ribisi

Boiler Room - * *

Ben Younger writes and directs. Giovani Ribisi stars as a college dropout who takes a job as an agressive stockbroker in a “boiler room”, only to discover his employer is a crook. Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Jamie Kennedy, Scott Caan, … Continue reading

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The Mod Squad - *

The Hollywood creative rut of recycling old TV show reruns has finally gotten deep enough to reach The Mod Squad. A ridiculous show to start with, should we be surprised that it has spawned an even more ridiculous movie? It … Continue reading

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The Other Sister - * *

It is apparent that the makers of The Other Sister intended their film to be a thoughtful comedy-drama exploring the subjects of love and mental retardation. But, the film’s depiction of mental retardation never rises above a simple gimmick. The … Continue reading

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Saving Private Ryan - * * * *

Spielberg has done it again. He revisits his familiar stomping grounds of World War II to deliver his latest masterpiece. This time, he tackles the war itself, delivering a vivid portrait of modern warfare from the common soldier’s point of … Continue reading

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