Tag Archives: Ridley Scott

Gladiator - * * *

Welcome to the madness and mayhem of gladatorial combat, where people line up for miles around to get a glimpse of the fighting on the big screen…or make that the arena floor. Director Ridley Scott ushers in the return of … Continue reading

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G.I. Jane - * * 1/2*

The “boot camp” film has a long and honorable tradition. Someone is put through incredible duress for a long period of time, and emerges a well-forged soldier. G.I. Jane is the latest film to offer its take. Although it is … Continue reading

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White Squall - * * *

White Squall is a coming of age story set amid triumph and tragedy. The Ocean Academy is sort of a floating prep school. Crusty captain Christopher Sheldon (Jeff Bridges) runs the school from his ship the Albatross. A group of … Continue reading

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