Tag Archives: Robert Carlyle

The Beach - * 1/2*

After Titanic, Leonardo DiCaprio had his pick of any role in Hollywood. He displayed courage by choosing a dark, offbeat project for his next starring role, The Beach. Unfortunately, The Beach is a washout, continuing the downward slide for director … Continue reading

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The World is Not Enough - * *

Pierce Brosnan will return as Bond in the 19th installment in the franchise. Michael Apted is set to direct from a script written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade. Denise Richards will play Dr. Christmas Jones, a nuclear weapons expert. … Continue reading

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Ravenous - * 1/2*

Ah, what could be better than the return of the good ol’ fashioned cannibal movie? Well, judging from Ravenous, quite a bit, actually. Though it nearly hits its stride as a black comedy, the film never quite finds its rhythym, … Continue reading

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The Full Monty - * *

The Full Monty is another smile-through-the-pain working class British comedy. You know the type…after the evils of Thatcherism squash the common man, the undefeatable human nature of the workers shines through. However, The Full Monty should have stuck with what … Continue reading

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Trainspotting - * * *

Rough hewn portrait of youths in Scotland, and their nihilistic ways of sex, drugs, and crime. Ewan McGregor plays Mark Renton, the centerpiece of the film. Renton, like many of the other characters, is a heroin addict who knows his … Continue reading

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