Reviews

Dragonheart

April 4, 1998 // 0 Comments

For some years now, we have witnessed groundbreaking technological advancements in the area of computer-generated images. What originally started with rather short snippets of computer-rendered dinosaurs in "Jurassic Park" in 1992 has become a [...]

The Crying Game

April 3, 1998 // 0 Comments

If anyone hasn’t seen the movie "The Crying Game" or had the surprise in the middle of the film spoiled by a friend, don’t worry. We’re not going to spill it here. If you don’t know what it is, you’re in for a hell of a shock. This [...]

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

April 2, 1998 // 0 Comments

Some movies are legendary. In the arena of Westerns, Sergio Leone’s works are unmatched in their strikingly visual approach, namely, the extensive use of dramatic shots interleaved with moments of extreme close-ups. Apart from creating a complete [...]

Boogie Nights

April 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Boogie Nights" was 1997’s sleeper hit, a movie that caught the industry by surprise and earned one of its stars, Burt Reynolds, an Academy Award nomination. It is director Paul Thomas Anderson’s second feature movie, and as such displays an [...]

Bean

April 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Mr. Bean might not be a common household name in the US, but in his homeland England, Mr. Bean is a phenomenon with unparalleled success. After his highly successful "Black Adder" series, comedian Rowan Atkinson created Mr. Bean, an odd, crazy [...]

Dawn Of The Dead

March 26, 1998 // 0 Comments

"When there is no more room in Hell, the Dead will walk the Earth." The line stood out from a poster in a theater display case and captured my imagination right away. Looking at the still photographs attached to the poster, I was in total awe. I [...]

Casino

March 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Martin Scorcese is famous for his character-driven movies, movies that dig deep into human souls, exploring the obvious and the hidden in them. "Casino" is no different and gives us a deep and frighteningly realistic look into the characters’ [...]

Ransom

March 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Ron Howard’s action-thriller "Ransom" is an exciting ride with some wild and unexpected twists and turns, a wickedly exhilarating movie experience. Although the movie exhibits some weaknesses in the script and in its elaboration of the [...]

The Executioners

March 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

With their first domestic release a few months ago (The Heroic Trio), Tai Seng showed us just how good well-transferred Hong Kong movies can look. It’s time for more, and Tai Seng have beaten their previous record with this one. "The [...]

The Sadist

March 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

It’s a rare commodity when a movie can leave a person with the impression that he’s just sat through a very, very weird flick. I have to admit that All Day Entertainment’s "The Sadist" was just such an experience for me. I mean this in the [...]
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