Tag Archives: Janeane Garofalo

Dogma - * * 1/2*

Kevin Smith directs this religious comedy about an abortion clinic worker (Linda Fiorentino) who teams up with two holy men, Jay and Silent Bob (Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith) to save humanity. It seems that two renegade angels (Matt Damon and … Continue reading

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Mystery Men - * * *

Do we really need a superhero spoof? The last two Batman films were comic enough, and the filmic landscape is littered with the likes of Blankman and Meteor Man. Yet, with sharp writing and a fine cast, Mystery Men confidently … Continue reading

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200 Cigarettes - * 1/2*

From the title of 200 Cigarettes, one might assume that it is either a propaganda film from the tobacco lobby, or a comical entry for the Guinness Book of World Records. However, in actuality, the film turns out to be … Continue reading

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Clay Pigeons - * * 1/2*

Clay Pigeons is the sort of wacky dark comedy that tries to be irreverent right off the bat. But, unfortunately, it’s about halfway through before it settles into a good comedic groove. Luckily, if you stick it out, there’s something … Continue reading

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Permanent Midnight - * 1/2*

David Veloz directs his adaptation of Jerry Stahl’s autobiographical portrait of a Hollywood writer succumbing to the downward spiral of drug addiction. Despite some adequate performances, the film merely treads water with nowhere to go, and nothing to say. Ben … Continue reading

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Cop Land - * * *

The latest Sylvester Stallone film isn’t much like a Sylvester Stallone film. Sure, Stallone plays the good guy, and bullets occassionally fly, but there are actually characters and a plot involved here! Cop Land is, at its heart, a morality … Continue reading

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Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion - * * 1/2*

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion is a monotonous, but funny, comedy. Romy (Mira Sorvino) and Michele (Lisa Kudrow) are two dim-witted friends who have been together since they were both ostracized in high school. In the ten years which … Continue reading

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The Truth About Cats and Dogs - * * 1/2*

Nice romantic comedy that’s better than it should be due to the charisma of its stars. Janeane Garofalo stars as Dr. Abby Barnes, a veterinarian who hosts a radio talk show, titled The Truth About Cats and Dogs. Abby is … Continue reading

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