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  • The Harder They Come

    The Harder They Come

    They directors took a Hollywood western, set the damn thing in Jamaica and had people who had never made a film before take a whack at the damn manuscript. It wasn’t half bad, but boy was it sloppy. And for the most part it was very entertaining. Despite, the film being out of focus half the time.


    The music had me bopping the whole way through. I even looked around during a Toots track and saw everyone else grooving out as well. The theater was predominantly white so nothing too out of control.

    Jimmy Cliff was heaps of fun and had me smiling throughout.

  • Rain Man

    Rain Man

    Great performances by both Hoffman and Cruise. No doubt about that.

    I just can’t seem to get past the exploitation and lame attempt at resolve in the end. Cruise’s character takes the entire movie to realize his brother is a genius and then sets out to exploit him, but after a dance in the high rollers sweet and some jokes about maple syrup his heart softens? Cruise doesn’t work to get Susanna back, played by the gorgeous Valeria Golino. Instead,…

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ½

    For this review I refer to Tim Brayton. For he, summed up everything that I felt and put it rather elegantly into words, though abrasive at times.

    Tim’s review: A rather uninspiring thing

  • Munich

    Munich

    ★★★½

    A decent Jew picture. A little long and drawn out, but worth it for some impeccable camera sequences.