Tag Archives: Richard Dreyfuss

Krippendorf’s Tribe - * * *

Krippendorf’s Tribe is a formula comedy. Done poorly, formulaic comedies might seem to signify the downfall of American cinema. However, every now and then one emerges, like Krippendorf’s Tribe, that actually works. Professor James Krippendorf (Richard Dreyfuss), the renowned anthropologist, … Continue reading

Posted in 1998, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Night Falls on Manhattan - * * * 1/2*

Night Falls on Manhattan is a thoughtful ethics drama that paints a gritty, realistic picture of corruption, law and politics. Andy Garcia stars as Sean Casey, an idealistic new assistant district attorney in New York. He gets his big break … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mr. Holland’s Opus - * * * 1/2*

Triumphant portrait a high school music teacher’s career. Richard Dreyfuss plays Glenn Holland, a musician who initially takes his teaching job to earn enough money to begin composing full time. Unfortunately, his life doesn’t turn out as he planned. Not … Continue reading

Posted in 1995, Movie Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment