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Supernova - [No Tickets]

The first few wide releases in early January are notorious for their dubious quality However, one of this year’s early debuts, Supernova, has two other early warning signs. There were no advance screenings (usually a sign the studio doesn’t want … Continue reading

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Bats - [No Tickets]

With a title like “Bats”, you shouldn’t expect much from a film. But no amount of low expectations could truly prepare you for the horror of watching this film. In the small Texas town of Gallup, a whole flock of … Continue reading

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Brokedown Palace - * *

Jonathan Kaplan directs this contemporary drama about two women (Claire Danes and Kate Beckinsale) who are caught up in a series of nightmarish events while travelling in Southeast Asia. Bill Pullman is a lawer who works to free them of … Continue reading

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The Big Hit - * * *

The Big Hit is a ridiculous ultraviolent action spoof. It does not take itself seriously, and neither should you. It’s not the typical action-comedy, but once you get adjusted to its unique rhythms, it becomes a hilarious satire. Melvin Smiley … Continue reading

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Courage Under Fire - * * *

Courage Under Fire is a thought-provoking Gulf War drama, examining the true nature of courage and honor. Denzel Washington portrays Lt. Colonel Nat Serling, who is instructed to investigate a Medal of Honor recipient, Capt. Karen Walden (Meg Ryan), the … Continue reading

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