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Stir of Echoes - * * 1/2*

Riding the current wave of supernatural thrillers, Stir of Echoes is one of the better of the bunch. Though much in the film seems familiar, it still is intriguing to watch. Tom Witzky (Kevin Bacon) is a blue-collar lineman living … Continue reading

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Wild Things - * *

Wild Things is a movie that prides itself on its deviations, both from sexual norms as well as a plot as we know it. This thriller is overflowing with sex, violence, twisting relationships, and double-crosses to the point that it … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect - * *

The best adjective to describe Picture Perfect is bland. There’s not much here to actively dislike, but not much to like, either Jennifer Aniston stars as Kate Mosley, an independent ad exec. A little too independent. She’s denied raises and … Continue reading

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Sleepers - * * * 1/2*

Sleepers is a powerfully acted revenge flick. It starts out in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of west side Manhattan in the mid-1960s. Four boys, Michael (Brad Renfro), Shakes (Joe Perrino), John (Geoff Wigdor) and Tommy (Jonathan Tucker), form a strong … Continue reading

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Apollo 13 - * * * 1/2*

Excellent true-life drama of the Apollo 13 moon voyage. Tom Hanks leads the superb ensemble cast. The zero-gravity shots are amazing. Ron Howard’s direction provides excitement and suspense, even if you already know the outcome.

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