Tag Archives: John Leguizamo

Summer of Sam - * *

Spike Lee directs this Bronx drama set during the Son of Sam murders. A mob in the Bronx believes a young man (Adrien Brody) is actually the serial killer. John Leguizamo, Anthony LaPaglia, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, John Savage, Bebe … Continue reading

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Spawn - * *

Spawn, the comic book, has become a cult favorite, and it is obvious why. With its non-traditional anti-hero, with lots of chains and a dollup of satanic imagery, the comics naturally appeal to their anti-establishment natured fans. So it is … Continue reading

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

The Pest - [No Tickets]

The Pest is a revoltingly bad stinker that is easily in the running for the worst film of the decade. John Leguizamo stars as Pestario “The Pest” Vargas, a Miami con man who begins to annoy and grate on your … Continue reading

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

William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet - * * *

Very strange modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet has a few more hits than misses. Baz Lurhman directs this updated version of Romeo and Juliet. Although placed in a modern setting, the dialogue remains Shakespeare’s (for the most part, some … Continue reading

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

The Fan - *

The Fan is an overly blatant thriller that strikes out. Robert DeNiro is Gil Renard (another of DeNiro’s trademark psychos), a knife salesman by trade, but a fanatic baseball fan. He is especially pleased when his hometown San Francisco Giants … Continue reading

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Executive Decision - * * * 1/2*

Executive Decision is a tense and suspense filled action film starring Kurt Russell and Steven Seagal. When terrorists who seize control of a trans-Atlantic 747 are suspected of possessing unknown amounts of chemical weaponry, the U.S. government is left with … Continue reading

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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar - * *

In this unusual cross-dressing comedy (is this becomming a trend?) Patrick Swayze and Wesley Snipes are the reigning Drag Queens of New York, and John Leguizamo is their protege in training. The trio take an old Cadillac cross-country in a … Continue reading

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