Tag Archives: Wesley Snipes

Blade - * * 1/2*

Blade is the latest entry in Hollywood’s continuing obsession with vampires. Based upon a comic book, Blade feels more like Batman than Dracula. Packed to the gills (or should that be fangs) with crowd-pleasing fight scenes and mindless action, Blade … Continue reading

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U.S. Marshals - * *

Whatever happened to the art of the sequel? OK, I know that, with a few exceptions, sequels have rarely been as good as their predecessors. But at least sequels used to be sequels. These days, you’re more likely to get … Continue reading

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One Night Stand - * 1/2*

Director Mike Figgis (Leaving Las Vegas) tries to strike gold twice with an offbeat adulterous romance in One Night Stand. However, this time, the vein has gone dry. Max Carlyle (Wesley Snipes) is a commercial director from Los Angeles who … Continue reading

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

Murder at 1600 - * 1/2*

The third murder-and-conspiracy at the White House film to roll out of Hollywood this year is neither the best nor the worst, but is, nonetheless, a routine and predictable affair. Harlan Regis (Wesley Snipes) is a Washington D.C. homicide detective. … Continue reading

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The Fan - *

The Fan is an overly blatant thriller that strikes out. Robert DeNiro is Gil Renard (another of DeNiro’s trademark psychos), a knife salesman by trade, but a fanatic baseball fan. He is especially pleased when his hometown San Francisco Giants … Continue reading

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Money Train - *

Rehashed jumble of action films and buddy cop movies. Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson are foster brothers and transit cops. The train of the title is the armored subway car which collects the daily fares. Woody’s character is so deep … Continue reading

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

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar - * *

In this unusual cross-dressing comedy (is this becomming a trend?) Patrick Swayze and Wesley Snipes are the reigning Drag Queens of New York, and John Leguizamo is their protege in training. The trio take an old Cadillac cross-country in a … Continue reading

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