Tag Archives: Ice Cube

Three Kings - * * *

It’s been eight years since the Gulf War, and so far (aside from a few throwaway gimmicks in the Hot Shots series) only one film, Courage Under Fire, has told a Gulf War story. Courage Under Fire now has company: … Continue reading

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The Player’s Club - *

Oh boy! Another foray into the world of strippers! Are there any stories here that haven’t been told? Are there interesting ways to present tired material? Well, if there are, you wouldn’t know it from The Player’s Club. Diana Armstrong … Continue reading

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Anaconda - * 1/2*

Anaconda is an uninspired monster movie about, you guessed it, a giant anaconda. Dr. Steven Cale (Eric Stoltz) is an anthropologist searching the Amazon rainforest for the lost Shirishama tribe. Tagging along for the trip is his girlfriend, Terri Flores … Continue reading

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Dangerous Ground - * 1/2*

A sloppy screenplay ruins a potentially interesting story in Dangerous Ground. Ice Cube stars as Vusi, a South African radical, who as a boy was smuggled to America for his protection. Now, years later, he returns to his homeland to … Continue reading

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