Tag Archives: Richard Gere

Runaway Bride - * * 1/2*

Although nearly ten years have passed, Runaway Bride tries to recreate the magic of Pretty Woman. Richard Gere and Julia Roberts return, along with a sizable portion of the earlier film’s cast. The director, Garry Marshall, is back as well. … Continue reading

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The Jackal - *

The Jackal is a sloppy, sloppy thriller (and not in terms of blood and gore). Characters get tangled, the plots vanish without a trace, and even the action sequences seem second-hand. After the FBI assists the Russian government pin a … Continue reading

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Red Corner - * *

Richard Gere’s views about China are well know. That is why when you see him starring in a film about China, such as Red Corner, you know it’s not likely to paint a flattering view. However, he could have made … Continue reading

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Primal Fear - * * 1/2*

Rather predictable thriller with some good acting, and a couple of interesting moments. Richard Gere is Martin Vail, a publicity-hungry high-profile Chicago lawyer. When an altar boy, Aaron Stampler (Edward Norton), is accused of the brutal murder of an archbishop … Continue reading

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First Knight - * *

Colorful, but ultimately disappointing version of the King Arthur legend. Jettisonned are all but the three main characters (Arthur, Guinevere, and Lancelot), as well as most of the magic of the original story. What remains is a standard action story … Continue reading

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