Tag Archives: Martin Landau

Ready to Rumble - 1/2*

Brian Robbins directs this wrestling comedy from Steven Brill’s script. Two fans (David Arquette and Scott Caan) travel to the WCW headquarters to help restore their favorite wrestler (Oliver Platt) to the championship. Rose McGowan, Chris Owens, Joe Pantoliano and … Continue reading

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EDtv - * * *

Instant fame is a dream of many, but at what cost does it come? Director Ron Howard’s latest film, Ed TV, takes a critical look at the price of celebrity. This comedy doesn’t pack as hefty a punch as it … Continue reading

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Rounders - * * *

Rounders introduces us to the world of high-stakes poker. With an electric cast, and some apt direction, it transforms a run-of-the-mill storyline into a fascinating movie. Mike McDermott (Matt Damon) is a master poker player. He claims that poker is … Continue reading

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B.A.P.S. - 1/2*

B.A.P.S. (or Black American Princesses) is a horribly failed satire that should be avoided by all. Nisi (Halle Berry) and Mickey (Natalie Desselle) are two tacky, low class Atlanta girls who travel to Hollywood with the dream of starring in … Continue reading

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