Tag Archives: Rene Russo

The Thomas Crown Affair - * 1/2*

Following on the heels of Entrapment, The Thomas Crown Affair is another love-and-crime story, though one with a slightly different tack. A remake of the 1968 Steve McQueen-Faye Dunaway caper flick, this new Thomas Crown Affair tones down the crime … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon 4 - * *

After an absence of six years, the Lethal Weapon series delivers its fourth installment. However, this rushed production shows many signs of a rushed production and overall wear. It’s been over ten years, and the ready-to-retire Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) … Continue reading

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Buddy - * 1/2*

Hollywood just can’t escape the man in the gorilla suit, no matter how grateful the rest of the world would be. The latest film to fall victim to this evil menace is Buddy, a children’s film that purports to examine … Continue reading

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Ransom - * * *

There are a lot of thrilling moments in Ransom, but the film that connects them can’t quite live up to the exiting highs. Mel Gibson stars as Tom Mullen, a billionaire who built an airline from the ground up. He … Continue reading

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Tin Cup - * * * 1/2*

Very engaging golf-themed romantic-comedy. Kevin Costner is Roy “Tin Cup” McAvoy, a golf pro at a small West Texas driving range, never having hit the big time. His life changes when he meets Dr. Molly Griswold (Rene Russo), a therapist … Continue reading

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Get Shorty - * * *

Very enjoyable, though uneven, comedy comparing the world of organized crime to the world of Hollywood high rollers. John Travolta plays Chili Palmer, a Miami loan shark with a love for the movies. Through a quick series of twisty occurances, … Continue reading

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Outbreak - * * *

A good movie, but one that should have been great, given its timely topic and cast. The film is frightening and suspensful, but the Hollywood touches of the helicopter chase and the Evil Military should have been abandoned in favor … Continue reading

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