Tag Archives: Jennifer Jason Leigh

eXistenZ - * * 1/2*

Virtual Reality is a hot film topic these days, and with his latest film eXistenZ, writer-director David Cronenberg gives his take on the subject. While not a film for the squeamish (not many of his films are), eXistenZ proves to … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Thousand Acres - *

Based on Jane Smiley’s novel, A Thousand Acres pulls out every melodramatic trick in the book, but never establishes a foundation on which to build. The result is about as flimsy and not nearly as interesting as a house of … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Kansas City - * *

Yet another mixed bag o’ tricks from director Robert Altman, the 1930’s period piece Kansas City is a bit more restrained than his recent works. Primarily it is the story of Blondie O’Hara (Jennifer Jason Leigh), the wife of a … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment