Eve’s Bayou

June 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

Eve’s Bayou is an exceedingly charming movie, that surprises and entertains on many levels. Most astonishingly however, this film is the debut of first-time writer and director Kasi Lemmons, who brings her very unique, female touch into this movie, [...]

The Chamber

May 22, 1998 // 0 Comments

Sometimes it seems that John Grisham’s novels are turned into movies faster than the best-selling author can write them. This seems even more true in the case of "The Chamber", picked up on the strength of a single-page story layout by [...]


May 22, 1998 // 0 Comments

Over eighty years after his first appearance on film, the Tramp is still one of the best known characters of movie history, making Charlie Chaplin one of the best known men on earth. But who was he really? Who was the man behind the timeless success of [...]

A Chinese Ghost Story

May 12, 1998 // 0 Comments

When I first heard that the "A Chinese Ghost Story" trilogy is coming to DVD I was cautiously ecstatic, especially so because I had heard that Media Asia remastered the movie for DVD and had given the soundtrack a remix. Still, Media Asia is [...]

To Kill A Mockingbird

April 23, 1998 // 0 Comments

Based on the classic Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee, "To Kill A Mockingbird" is a legendary movie, uniquely strong and sensitive about racism and the ways of the Old South during the Depression in the 1930s. It has been turned into a [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]

Fahrenheit 451

March 1, 1998 // 0 Comments

"Fahrenheit 451" is one of those rarest of movies – an ambitious and critical work that does not actually end once it has finished running. Based on the 1960 novel by author Ray Bradbury, "Fahrenheit 451" is an insightful study [...]


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’ [...]
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