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Small Time Crooks - * 1/2*

Woody Allen directs and stars in this comedy about a group of dimwitted thieves trying to rob a bank. Michael Rappaport, Hugh Grant, Tracy Ullman, Elaine May and Jon Lovitz also star. Capsule Review: One of Woody Allen’s better comedies … Continue reading

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Notting Hill - * * *

The idea behind Notting Hill is simple enough: Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant together in a romantic comedy. And even though the screenplay never gets much further than that concept, it carries it off surprisingly well. Julia Roberts plays a … Continue reading

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Extreme Measures - * * * 1/2*

Extreme Measures is a rather literate, heart-pounding thriller about ethics and medicine. Hugh Grant stars as Dr. Guy Luthan, a physician in a New York ER. One night, a mysterious homeless man wanders naked into the ER, with even more … Continue reading

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Sense and Sensibility - * * * 1/2*

Wonderful adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel. Emma Thompson wrote the screenplay, and stars as Elinor Dashwood, the eldest of three sisters, and the embodiement of sense and prudence. Kate Winslet plays her younger sister, Marianne, who is full of passion … Continue reading

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Nine Months - * *

Thoroughly predictable fare about the bumbling father and radiant mother handling an unexpected pregnancy. Succeeds best when it goes for all-out slapstick farce…falters when it tries for character introspection (the characters are too shallow for it to work).

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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain - * * 1/2*

What can you say about a movie whose title gives away the entire plot? Good, albeit slow-paced, light entertainment.

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