Tag Archives: Juliette Lewis

The Other Sister - * *

It is apparent that the makers of The Other Sister intended their film to be a thoughtful comedy-drama exploring the subjects of love and mental retardation. But, the film’s depiction of mental retardation never rises above a simple gimmick. The … Continue reading

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The Evening Star - * *

This extra sappy sequel to Terms of Endearment just doesn’t fly. The film follows the further life of Aurora Greenway (Shirley MacLaine), who, after the death of her daughter (in the prior film), is left to raise her three grandchildren … Continue reading

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From Dusk Til Dawn - * *

Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino have produced an exquisite bloodbath of a horror film, which revels in gore and violence. If that first sentence hasn’t already scared you away, be warned that although better than many other films of its … Continue reading

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Strange Days - * * * *

Futuristic film noir mystery with excellent performances and thrilling cinematography. The story take place in Los Angeles at the end of the millenium, where civic unrest and racial tensions have hit a new peak. Ralph Fiennes is Lenny Nero, an … Continue reading

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