Tag Archives: Matt Dillon

There’s Something About Mary - * * * 1/2*

Peter and Bobby Farrelly (the creators of Dumb and Dumber, and Kingpin) have turned their sights onto a romantic comedy. And in There’s Something About Mary, the masters of bad taste have managed to create a surprisingly good film, their … Continue reading

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Wild Things - * *

Wild Things is a movie that prides itself on its deviations, both from sexual norms as well as a plot as we know it. This thriller is overflowing with sex, violence, twisting relationships, and double-crosses to the point that it … Continue reading

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In & Out - * * *

A man questioning his own sexuality does not seem like the ideal topic for a comedy. But with a good script, and plenty of humor, In & Out tackles this touchy subject matter with aplomb. Howard Brackett is the high … Continue reading

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Albino Alligator - * * 1/2*

Kevin Spacey makes his directoral debut with this moody hostage drama. After a botched robbery, three crooks (Matt Dillon, Gary Sinise, and William Fichtner) hide out in a small underground New Orleans bar. Things get tense when the cops arrive … Continue reading

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Grace of My Heart - * * * 1/2*

Intriguing drama about the music world of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Grace of My Heart tells the story of Edna Buxton (Illeana Douglas), the daughter of a Philadelphia steel magnate who wins a singing contest in the 1950s, and … Continue reading

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Beautiful Girls - * * 1/2*

Relationship story focusing on five guys and their quests for the ideal woman. Timothy Hutton plays Willie, a piano player and the only one of his high school buddies who escaped small town Knight’s Ridge, Mass. Willie returns for his … Continue reading

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To Die For - * * 1/2*

A dark comedy with not enough satirical bite. Nicole Kidman stars as Suzanne Stone, a local weathergirl in Little Hope, Connecticut, with much more ambition than intelligence or morals. She will do anything to be famous, and woe be to … Continue reading

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