Tag Archives: Woody Harrelson

Play it to the Bone - 1/2*

It’s a boxing movie. It’s a road comedy. It’s a love triangle. It’s an utter disaster. It’s Play it to the Bone. Cesar Dominguez (Antonio Banderas) and Vince Boudreau (Woody Harrelson) are best friends, two has-been boxers well past their … Continue reading

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EDtv - * * *

Instant fame is a dream of many, but at what cost does it come? Director Ron Howard’s latest film, Ed TV, takes a critical look at the price of celebrity. This comedy doesn’t pack as hefty a punch as it … Continue reading

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Palmetto - * 1/2*

An attempt at Florida film noir, Palmetto fails at the most fundamental levels. It’s slow moving, uninvolving, and plain just uninteresting. Harry Barber (Woody Harrelson) is an ex-newspaper man, just out of jail after being framed for a crime. His … Continue reading

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Wag the Dog - * * * 1/2*

Director Barry Levinson has crafted a wickedly funny political satire, that, while consistently tickling your funny bone, rings astoundingly true. The President of the United States has a problem. The election is only a few days away, and a devastating … Continue reading

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Welcome to Sarajevo - * * *

And the first War in Bosnia film makes it through the gates! Michael Winterbottom directs this messagey but good look at the troublesome conflict in Sarajevo, based on Michael Nicholson’s book. Welcome to Sarajevo follows several journalists in the war … Continue reading

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

The People vs. Larry Flynt - * * *

Director Milos Forman delivers an effective Free Speech plea along with an entertaining movie. The film follows the true life story of Larry Flynt (Woody Harrelson), a low class guy who panders to the baser needs of people in order … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Sunchaser - * 1/2*

The Sunchaser is a rather incoherent buddy picture that strives for deep meaning, but misses it badly. Woody Harrelson is Dr. Michael Reynolds, a workaholic doctor with a rocketing career and a beautiful wife. Yet, he is still haunted by … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Movie Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Kingpin - * 1/2*

The latest comedy from the makers of Dumb and Dumber is a variation of the same theme. Kingpin is a better film, but it can’t seem to find a level of consistency. Woody Harrelson stars as Roy Munson, amateur bowling … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Movie Reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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