Tag Archives: Kathleen Quinlan

A Civil Action - * * *

Not your typical legal drama, A Civil Action eschews grandiose cinematic gestures in favor of a slightly more grounded (and definitely more cynical) interpretation of the legal process. It provides an always interesting, and sometimes fascinating, glimpse inside the workings … Continue reading

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My Giant - *

Billy Crystal reappears in yet another high concept comedy. He tries to infuse some life into it, but it gets bogged down with sentimentality and a lack of sophistication. Sammy (Billy Crystal) is a struggling agent at the end of … Continue reading

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Event Horizon - 1/2*

Event Horizon is a science fiction horror film that is like a meeting of Hellraiser and Alien, albeit without the creativity or thrills. You might assume that with its truly stellar cast, the film can’t be that bad. Don’t. The … Continue reading

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Breakdown - * * *

Breakdown is a chilling thriller that starts well, but stumbles in its climax. Jeff and Amy Taylor (Kurt Russell and Kathleen Quinlan) are travelling cross country from Massachusetts to California, when their Jeep breaks down on a dusty western road. … Continue reading

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