Tag Archives: Madeleine Stowe

The General’s Daughter - * *

The hallmarks of a good mystery are an intriguing setup, and an array of unexpected twists. The General’s Daughter does wonderfully with the former, but stumbles a bit around the twists. They’re unexpected, all right, and there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Playing by Heart - * * *

Playing by Heart is a film that would like to think of itself as an intricate puzzle, whose pieces smoothly slide into place as the film progresses. However, as a puzzle, Playing By Heart is fairly simple. Luckily, observing the … Continue reading

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12 Monkeys - * * * 1/2*

Coherent chaos abounds in this time-travel/virus thriller by the visionary Terry Gilliam. Bruce Willis is James Cole, a convict in the year 2035. In late 1996, a deadly virus wiped out most of the human race, forcing the few survivors … Continue reading

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