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Smilla’s Sense of Snow - * * 1/2*

Implausible, but entrancing tale with rich characters, but a weak plotline. Julia Ormond portrays Smilla, a half-Inuit woman living in Denmark. One night she returns home to find that the young boy who lived downstairs is dead, having apparently fallen … Continue reading

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Sabrina - * * * 1/2*

Delightful fairy-tale remake of the Humphrey Bogart/Audrey Hepburn romantic comedy. Julia Ormond is in the title role; she is the daughter of the chauffeur to the rich Larrabee family. Harrison Ford is Linus Larrabee, the elder of two brothers, and … Continue reading

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First Knight - * *

Colorful, but ultimately disappointing version of the King Arthur legend. Jettisonned are all but the three main characters (Arthur, Guinevere, and Lancelot), as well as most of the magic of the original story. What remains is a standard action story … Continue reading

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