Tag Archives: Winona Ryder

Alien Resurrection - * * 1/2*

Alien Resurrection is an appropriate title for the fourth film in the Alien franchise. Not only does it contrive to bring Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) back from the dead, it manages to wrest the entire franchise from a horrendous death in … Continue reading

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The Crucible - * * * 1/2*

Stirring adaptation of Arthur Miller’s portrayal of the Salem witch hunts. In a moment of weakness, John Proctor (Daniel Day-Lewis) has an affair with his servant Abigail Williams (Winona Ryder). His wife, Elizabeth (Joan Allen), sends Abigail away, but she … Continue reading

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Looking for Richard - * * * 1/2*

What is Shakespeare? Why are his works so reknowned, and why is it so difficult to successfully deliver one of his plays to an American audience? These are a few of the questions Al Pacino poses and attempts to answer … Continue reading

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Boys - 1/2*

Boys is a poorly written and ill conceived drama that never even tries to involve the viewer. Lukas Haas is a prep school senior, who discovers a whole new spin on life when he finds an unconscious 25-year old woman … Continue reading

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How to Make an American Quilt - * * 1/2*

Mechanical drama about women and their relationships with men and each other. Winona Ryder plays a young woman on the verge of marriage who spends a summer away from her fiancee to compose her master’s thesis and reevaluate her life. … Continue reading

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