Tag Archives: Marcia Gay Harden

Meet Joe Black - * * *

Meet Joe Black is your classic boy-meets-girl, boy-likes-girl, boy-gets-killed-in-horrible-accident, supernatural-entity-takes-over-boy’s-body, supernatural-entity-falls-in-love-with-girl story. Based on the 1934 film Death Takes a Holiday, Meet Joe Black is a well acted romantic drama which explores the meanings of life and love. William Parrish … Continue reading

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Desperate Measures - * * 1/2*

To save a loved one, how great a cost would you be willing to pay? Would you be willing to break the law? If so, which ones, and how many times? Is that one life worth the lives of others? … Continue reading

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Flubber - * 1/2*

In its infinite wisdom, Disney has decided to resurect The Absent Minded Professor. However, you may note that this remake bears the moniker Flubber instead. And thus begins the shift of focus away from plot and characters and toward mindless … Continue reading

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The Spitfire Grill - * * 1/2*

The Spitfire Grill is a thoroughly sappy and manipulative drama, but it manages to be moving nonetheless. Alison Elliott stars as Percy Talbott, a young ex-con who travels to small town Gilead, Maine, to start a new life. The local … Continue reading

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