Tag Archives: Tim Roth

Deceiver - *

Deceiver is a plot twist in search of a movie. This overly constructed film succeeds in having many surprises, and, being true to its title, being deceptive. But there is little in the film that is worthy of deceit. Braxton … Continue reading

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Hoodlum - * *

Laurence Fishburne stars in this uninvolving tale of the underworld of Depression-era Harlem. At times it attempts to make a statement, or tries to give the film a unique vision, but it just never gets there. Fishburne plays Ellsworth “Bumpy” … Continue reading

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Gridlock’d - * * 1/2*

Gridlock’d is a gritty comedy about bureaucracy and drug addiction. Tupac Shakur stars as Spoon, a heroin addicted bass player who decides to kick the habit after his girlfriend (Thandie Newton) overdoses. He’s joined by his wacky friend and fellow … Continue reading

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Four Rooms - [No Tickets]

A stunt anthology blunders horrifically. The four hip directors, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Andre Rockwall, and Alison Anders join forces, each directing a supposedly comic segment of this film. The setting is a posh Hollywood hotel on New Year’s Eve, … Continue reading

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Rob Roy - * * *

Well made movie about a Scottish hero, played with presence by Liam Neeson. A surprising amount of gore for what seems on the outset to be a romantic epic, Rob Roy does satisfy in the end.

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