Tag Archives: Liv Tyler

Cookie’s Fortune - * * *

Director Robert Altman’s latest film, Cookie’s Fortune, is an easygoing portrait of a small Southern town and its eccentric inhabitants. The film doesn’t have a lot to say, and it takes its time in doing it…but it’s a pleasant and … Continue reading

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Armageddon - * *

Armageddon, the second of this year’s death-from-above thrillers (the first being Deep Impact), has entered our atmosphere. And though it hardly fizzles out in the atmosphere, it is far from being a global killer. Just to give you an example … Continue reading

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Inventing the Abbotts - * *

Bland and flat, Inventing the Abbotts portrays small town life in the 1950s, but works better as a gallery for its young stars. The film focuses on two families in small town Haley, Illinois. The Abbotts are among the town’s … Continue reading

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That Thing You Do - * * *

Tom Hanks directs this gleeful salute to rock-and-roll, innocence and fame. Guy Patterson (Tom Everett Scott) is an ordinary guy who works in his father’s appliance store by day, and plays drums and listens to jazz albums at night. When … Continue reading

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Stealing Beauty - * *

Beautifully shot, but rather pointless drama Liv Tyler stars as Lucy, a 19-year-old American who visits the Italian countryside with two things in mind. She searches for her real father, through clues her free spirited mother left in her poetry. … Continue reading

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