Tag Archives: Patricia Arquette

Human Nature - * * * 1/2*

First a warning to all women: Shave before you see this movie. You’ll be glad you did. “Human Nature” the movie is, not unlike human nature in life, sweet and cruel, kind and heartbreaking. The intellectual younger sibling of “Being … Continue reading

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Stigmata - *

Stigmata is a tale of two films. One involves a serious criticism of the Catholic Church as an institution that may interfere with true faith. The other is a flashy, MTV-style remake of The Exorcist. Neither one makes much sense, … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Lover - * 1/2*

A complex plot is not nearly enough to make an interesting movie, a fact which is clearly demonstrated by the film noir Goodbye Lover. With enough plot twists to fill three other films, Goodbye Lover shows that a ludicrous number … Continue reading

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Lost Highway - *

David Lynch has managed to create a film full of invigorating visuals, a stimulating soundtrack, intriguing ideas that ends up being rather pointless and boring. The film opens on the dreary lives of a couple: saxophonist Fred Madison (Bill Pullman), … Continue reading

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Flirting With Disaster - * *

Strange and quirky comedy whose humor depends on how much you identify with the Ben Stiller’s neurotic character. Stiller plays Mel, the adopted son of two less than perfect parents (Mary Tyler Moore and George Segal). The birth of his … Continue reading

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Beyond Rangoon - * * *

Dramatic tale with Patricia Arquette as an American doctor, haunted by a personal tragedy and trapped in Burma during the 1988 massacre. Arquette’s central character makes several rather stupid decisions along the way, but the drama of the political events … Continue reading

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