Tag Archives: Kathy Bates

The Waterboy - * * 1/2*

After his attempt to broaden his appeal with The Wedding Singer, Adam Sandler returns back to familiar ground in The Waterboy. It may not be terribly innovative, but Sandler’s in peak form, and he delivers a humorous (if predictable) comedy. … Continue reading

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Primary Colors - * * * 1/2*

In 1994, an insider’s look at a scandal-ridden run for the Democratic presidential nomination (closely based on Clinton’s 1992 campaign) was written anonymously (former Newsweek writer Joe Klein later claimed true authorship). Now, the book, Primary Colors, has been made … Continue reading

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Titanic - * * * *

James Cameron unveils the most expensive movie ever made, and it is an absolutely brilliant piece of work. The movie opens in present day, and the story of the Titanic is told in flashback. The film starts with a treasure … Continue reading

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Diabolique - * 1/2*

In 1955, a French thriller was so widely regarded that it changed the face of the genre, and influenced films from Psycho to Fatal Attraction. In 1996, the film has been updated and Americanized. What little joy there is left … Continue reading

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Dolores Claiborne - * 1/2*

Part murder mystery, part lecture on the evils of spousal abuse, this drama never truly finds its root, and ends up merely stating the message “Some people just deserve to die”.

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