Reviews

The River Wild

February 26, 1998 // 0 Comments

Curtis Hanson, the director of "The Hand That Rocks The Cradle", brings us the highly acclaimed"The River Wild", a stylish thriller that could theoretically happen to any one of us. The movie’s magnificent scenery and its gorgeous [...]

Wishmaster

February 12, 1998 // 0 Comments

Although Wes Craven had hardly anything to do with "Wishmaster", having merely lent his name to the movie mostly in order to give it better box-office exposure in the wake of his smashing success with "Scream", the movie displays a [...]

The Chaplin Mutuals

February 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"The Chaplin Mutuals" is a set of three discs from Image Entertainment, containing some of the master’s most memorable films. It is a beautiful, completely new remastered release that is far superior to any other incarnation of these classic [...]

Liar Liar

February 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Since his stellar performance in "The Mask", Canadian comedian Jim Carrey established himself in the Hollywood ranks as one of Hollywood’s best comics. His recent Golden Globe Award for his performance in "Liar Liar" convincingly [...]

Hoodlum

February 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Hoodlum" is an impetuous movie, based on legendary characters from the 30’s-era Harlem crime scene. Though not completely true to history, neither is it absolutely fictitious. At first glance it appears to be like many other ’30’s crime [...]

Castle Freak

January 9, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Castle Freak" is the winner of the 1995 Fangoria Golden Chainsaw Award; after watching it on Full Moon’s latest DVD release, I have to admit, it’s deservedly so. Though the movie doesn’t exactly reinvent the genre, it’s refreshingly [...]

Re-Animator

January 5, 1998 // 0 Comments

In 1985, when the horror genre was flooded with the various "Zombie", "Friday the 13th", and "Halloween" clones — not to mention other rip-offs of some originally good franchises — "Re-Animator" breathed [...]

The Silence Of The Lambs

January 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Based on the best-selling novel by Thomas Harris, "The Silence of the Lambs" took home five Oscars (Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Picture, and Best Writing for a Screenplay Based on Another Medium) in 1992. What made this movie [...]

Dante’s Peak

January 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Dante’s Peak" is Universal’s first Collector’s Edition DVD, with more of them appearing in the coming months. To be honest, I can’t wait to see them, because what Universal supplies as bonus material on this DVD goes way beyond what [...]

The Mask

January 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

In 1994, when "The Mask" saw its original theatrical release, it was an instant success, catapulting its star Jim Carrey to Hollywood’s major league overnight. The movie impressed the public and critics alike, partially because of its [...]
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