Ed Harris

Glengarry Glen Ross

November 20, 2002 // 0 Comments

A quick look at the credits of "Glengarry Glen Ross" tells you immediately that the movie you are about to see must be something very special. I’m not limiting myself to the cast in this case but also include writer David Mamet, who has [...]

The Prime Gig

January 16, 2002 // 0 Comments

"The Prime Gig" is a movie about the art of the con which boasts an impressive cast but, in the end, really adds nothing new to the age-old adage, "Never trust a con." Vince Vaughn stars as Pendelton "Penny" Wise, a [...]

Enemy At The Gates

August 30, 2001 // 0 Comments

It seems inevitable that director Jean-Jacques Annaud’s large-scale WWII drama would be compared to "Saving Private Ryan." On the surface, "Enemy at the Gates" appears to mimic its predecessor yet, given a closer look, the latter [...]

Ed Harris: An Ode to Jackson Pollock

July 9, 2001 // 0 Comments

For almost ten years Ed Harris harbored the idea to make a movie about the late painter Jackson Pollock. After having received a biography of the modern painter by his father, Harris was intrigued in the life, the antics and the art of this remarkable [...]


July 9, 2001 // 0 Comments

We have come to know Ed Harris as a prolific character actor who is able to tackle even the most difficult parts with seemingly natural ease. After years in front of the camera, the actor has recently also produced and directed his first movie, while also [...]

The Rock

March 19, 2001 // 0 Comments

The Criterion Collection defines itself as "A series of important classic and contemporary films." Now, the question is, does "The Rock" fit that description? "The Rock" initially presents itself as just another high-tech, [...]


June 21, 2000 // 0 Comments

The old saying in Hollywood goes, "You’re only as good as your last picture." But, people are always looking forward to your next picture as well. When George Romero decided to follow-up his international hit "Dawn of the Dead" with [...]

The Firm

June 9, 2000 // 0 Comments

The first time I watched "The Firm" years ago, I was mesmerized by its almost hypnotic feel that weaves its way through the films latter third. A real-life thriller adapted from the novel by John Grisham, the film is not only one of those films [...]

The Abyss

March 2, 2000 // 0 Comments

After closely following the development of this special edition of James Cameron’s 1989 underwater epic "The Abyss" in our Production Dairy for several months, I had a pretty good idea about the bonus programming and contents I could expect [...]

The Truman Show

February 24, 1999 // 0 Comments

Peter Weir’s film about a young man who’s life is highly publicized and dissected before the eyes of a huge TV audience has been the box-office surprise hit of 1998. Although the film gathered a good deal of initial attention through it’s main star [...]
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