Tag Archives: Harrison Ford

Random Hearts - * 1/2*

Sydney Pollack directs Harrison Ford in this adaptation of Warren Adler’s novel. Ford will play Dutch Van Den Broeck, an internal affairs detective whose wife dies in a plane crash. She is found carrying the same key as another man … Continue reading

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Six Days, Seven Nights - * * 1/2*

It’s a traditional setup: put a man and a woman who seemingly hate each other into isolation together and love will bloom. That’s the tried-and-true setup of the new romantic adventure film Six Days, Seven Nights, which gets the setup … Continue reading

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Air Force One - * * *

Call it the “My Fellow Americans” syndrome. Any formula movie can be made better by making the main character a president. My Fellow Americans tackled the buddy road comedy, Independence Day used the formula for disaster pics, and The American … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Own - * *

The Devil’s Own is a messy, overscripted film that ignores the center of its conflict. Frankie McGuire (Brad Pitt) is an IRA soldier who comes to New York under an assumed name to buy rockets from a shady gun dealer … Continue reading

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Return of the Jedi: Special Edition - * * * 1/2*

The weakest of the three Star Wars films returns in a disappointing update which demonstrates the flaws behind all the new Special Editions. Let me start off by stating that Return of the Jedi is a great film, highly entertaining … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes Back: Special Edition - * * * *

The best of the three Star Wars films benefits from its Special Edition enhancements. This review will primarily cover the updates to the film, and assumes a general knowledge. If you haven’t seen the film yet, get away from the … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Special Edition - * * * *

George Lucas rereleases his cinematic triumph with revamped sound and special effects. There are very few people who need a summary of the film; if you’re one of those who hasn’t seen Star Wars, what the heck are you doing … Continue reading

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Sabrina - * * * 1/2*

Delightful fairy-tale remake of the Humphrey Bogart/Audrey Hepburn romantic comedy. Julia Ormond is in the title role; she is the daughter of the chauffeur to the rich Larrabee family. Harrison Ford is Linus Larrabee, the elder of two brothers, and … Continue reading

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