Tag Archives: Laurence Fishburne

The Matrix - * * * 1/2*

Mention a science fiction film starring Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne and you might conjure up frightening images of Johnny Mnemonic or Event Horizon. However, their new film, The Matrix, is a dazzling and unique work that will certainly put … Continue reading

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Hoodlum - * *

Laurence Fishburne stars in this uninvolving tale of the underworld of Depression-era Harlem. At times it attempts to make a statement, or tries to give the film a unique vision, but it just never gets there. Fishburne plays Ellsworth “Bumpy” … 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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Fled - * 1/2*

Bland action and a slew of movie references can’t save the prison-break movie Fled. Laurence Fishburne and Stephen Baldwin are two convicts chained together on a work detail in Georgia (in the spirit of The Defiant Ones). When another prisoner … Continue reading

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Othello - * * *

Condensed version of the Shakespeare tragedy. Laurence Fishburne is Othello, the talented general serving the Duke of Venice. At the outset of the film, he and a senator’s daughter, Desdemona (Irene Jacob), are married in secret. His ancient, Iago (Kenneth … Continue reading

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