Movies Review

I Know Where I’m Going

The Movie: The Criterion Collection presents classic films both new and old, often restored or containing a wealth of extra features. Their latest adventure into the classics is “I Know Where I’m Going”, a simply plotted film that still manages to engage the audience through spirited, lovely performances and witty Read more…

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Overlord

Currentfilm.com Review: “Overlord” is a simple, yet powerful film from director Stuart Cooper that follows one young soldier’s experiences in the days leading up to the D-Day invasion of Normandy (Overlord was the code name for the Normandy beach invasion that took place on June 6, 1944). Tom (Brian Stirner) Read more…

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Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie

The Movie: An interesting true story presented in an energetic fashion, “Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie” is very entertaining fare, carried by a terrific performance from David Krumholtz (Slums of Beverly Hills).A TV-movie directed by Ernest Dickerson (Spike Lee’s talented cinematographer). Krumholtz stars as Bennie Sillman, a Brooklyn-born Read more…

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BBS: The Documentary

The Movie: Run by early pioneers of computer technology, BBS (Bulletin Board Systems) started in 1978 and still exist today. A BBS is a computer connected to a phone line, via a modem, which other people could dial into and leave messages. Online message boards have become more and more Read more…

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The Addams Family

The Movie: After so many attempts at making feature films out of old TV series have failed, the handful that actually are successful and creative stand out. In recent times, “The Addams Family” is certainly one of the best. Director Barry Sonnenfeld (who recently failed with the adaptation of the Read more…

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Addams Family Values

The Movie: One of the rare sequels that actually equals the output of the first film, “Addams Family Values” shows the material still has enough not yet mined for a second picture – it works. I wouldn’t think of doing another one of these pictures, but “Addams Family Values” manages Read more…

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Air Force One

Currentfilm.com Review: Few modern directors can make a movie within confined spaces work as well as Wolfgang Petersen, who gained fame for “Das Boot” and then went on to do “The Perfect Storm” (boat), “Air Force One” (plane) and then “Poseidon” (boat again, only this time, bigger boat.) 1997’s “Air Read more…