Tag Archives: Joe Pantoliano

Ready to Rumble - 1/2*

Brian Robbins directs this wrestling comedy from Steven Brill’s script. Two fans (David Arquette and Scott Caan) travel to the WCW headquarters to help restore their favorite wrestler (Oliver Platt) to the championship. Rose McGowan, Chris Owens, Joe Pantoliano and … Continue reading

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The Matrix - * * * 1/2*

Mention a science fiction film starring Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne and you might conjure up frightening images of Johnny Mnemonic or Event Horizon. However, their new film, The Matrix, is a dazzling and unique work that will certainly put … Continue reading

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U.S. Marshals - * *

Whatever happened to the art of the sequel? OK, I know that, with a few exceptions, sequels have rarely been as good as their predecessors. But at least sequels used to be sequels. These days, you’re more likely to get … Continue reading

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Bound - * * 1/2*

Bound is a Hitchcockian piece of film noir (that’s good), mixed with an Eszterhasian piece of lesbian chic (that’s not so good). Corky (Gina Gershon) is a lesbian ex-con fresh out of prison. She lands a job renovating an apartment … Continue reading

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