September 9, 1999 // 0 Comments

TV movies and mini series always have a problem standing out beside mega-budget Hollywood productions. Fortunately Hallmark Entertainment has become some sort of an authority in the field over recent years, delivering some surprisingly well produced films [...]


September 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

Like so many films before it, when "Go" hit theatres earlier this year, it was praised by critics and virtually ignored by filmgoers. But now "Go" has been released on DVD and has a second chance to find an audience. That audience will [...]

Sense and Sensibility

August 19, 1999 // 0 Comments

There is a certain flair and an undeniable charm to the film versions of Jane Austen’s novels, be it "Pride And Prejudice", "Emma" or "Sense And Sensibility". Her stories concisely capture the essence of British class [...]

Shakespeare In Love

August 8, 1999 // 0 Comments

I’m the kind of person who is rarely impressed on Oscar night. I just never seem to agree with the winners chosen by the Academy. So, when I come across an Oscar winning film that I enjoy, it is a true rarity. But, I must admit, I did enjoy [...]

Paths Of Glory

July 25, 1999 // 0 Comments

The bitter, numbing mindlessness of war and the exploitation of military ranks has been material for a number of films, both good and bad. If there has ever been a film that made it brazenly obvious, tangible for everyone, it has to be late director [...]

October Sky

July 10, 1999 // 0 Comments

Do you still remember the event that literally changed your life forever? Most people certainly do and in "October Sky" we are allowed to take a peek at the life of a young boy and how his life has been changed when one nights he saw the Russian [...]


July 3, 1999 // 0 Comments

Hollywood has always depended on star power to sell tickets at the box office. In recent years, this has become more important than ever, as studios put big money into star vehicles (it horrifies me to think that people will go see a movie simply because [...]

Taxi Driver

June 24, 1999 // 0 Comments

"Taxi Driver" has radically changed Robert DeNiro’s career back in 1976, establishing him as a first class character actor. The reason is blatantly obvious to everyone watching this powerful film by director Martin Scorcese, which sent DeNiro [...]

What Dreams May Come

June 14, 1999 // 0 Comments

While most of us probably try not to think about death, it is often a popular subject in film. More specifically, many films tackle the subject of the afterlife and what it may contain for us. The latest film to tackle this controversial topic is Vincent [...]

Bonnie & Clyde

June 6, 1999 // 0 Comments

With the recent incidents in Colorado, the nation has once again focused on violence in film. Over the years, the debate over ultra-violent movies has gone on, with the quarrel coming to a head every few years. However, many of us don’t focus on the [...]
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