Tag Archives: Maura Tierney

Instinct - 1/2*

You always have to be careful when approaching a movie involving gorillas. Things can quickly turn ugly, and you can be left with something resembling Congo or (shudder) Buddy. However, every now and then, you’ll run across a Gorillas in … Continue reading

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Forces of Nature - * * 1/2*

Part road movie, part romantic comedy, Forces of Nature takes several overfamiliar plots and, well, repeats them. It’s certainly not innovative, but it does have its moments. Ben (Ben Affleck) is about to be married. His fiancee, Bridget (Maura Tierney) … Continue reading

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Primary Colors - * * * 1/2*

In 1994, an insider’s look at a scandal-ridden run for the Democratic presidential nomination (closely based on Clinton’s 1992 campaign) was written anonymously (former Newsweek writer Joe Klein later claimed true authorship). Now, the book, Primary Colors, has been made … Continue reading

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Liar Liar - * * *

Jim Carrey’s best comedy suffers only from a cloying excess of sweetness. He tackles his straightest role, that of attorney, and compulsive liar, Fletcher Reede. His knack for twisting the truth may win him partnership at his law office, but … Continue reading

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