Tag Archives: Mira Sorvino

Summer of Sam - * *

Spike Lee directs this Bronx drama set during the Son of Sam murders. A mob in the Bronx believes a young man (Adrien Brody) is actually the serial killer. John Leguizamo, Anthony LaPaglia, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, John Savage, Bebe … Continue reading

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At First Sight - * * 1/2*

Oliver Sacks’ story To See and Not See, a true account regarding restoring sight to the blind must have seemed like the perfect idea for a movie. Not only does an actor get to stretch his chops as a blind … Continue reading

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The Replacement Killers - *

Hong Kong action star Chow Yun-Fat follows the lead set by Jackie Chan and Hong Kong directors such as John Woo, Tsui Hark and Stanley Tong in attempting to cross over to the American mainstream. With The Replacement Killers, he … Continue reading

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Mimic - * * *

Why is it that it seems every science fiction horror film in the last eighteen years tries to duplicate Alien? Mimic is the latest example of the trend. And, although overall it is a good, creepy thriller, it could have … Continue reading

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Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion - * * 1/2*

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion is a monotonous, but funny, comedy. Romy (Mira Sorvino) and Michele (Lisa Kudrow) are two dim-witted friends who have been together since they were both ostracized in high school. In the ten years which … 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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Mighty Aphrodite - * * *

A typical Woody Allen comedy about one man’s quest to shape his world. Woody Allen plays Lenny Weinrib, a sports writer, who, with his artistic wife, Helena Bonham Carter, adopt a son. When his relationship with his wife begins to … Continue reading

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