Monthly Archives: July 1999

The Blair Witch Project

An Instant Classic I’m not trying to come off all macho or anything, but I watch a lot of horror movies, and I’m not scared by them easily. This one did the trick – I went to bed afterwards unnerved … Continue reading

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Deep Blue Sea

Deep Doo-Doo A shark movie?! In 1999?! Hollywood wisdom states that if something is worth doing well once, it’s worth doing poorly a thousand times, so Universal bought this story from virgin scripters Duncan Kennedy and Wayne Powers and threw … Continue reading

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Inspector Gadget

Go Go to Hell In essence, Disney kid flicks haven’t changed that much. Films like Inspector Gadget aren’t much different than Million Dollar Duck or The Monkey’s Uncle with several million bucks of special effects thrown in.

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The Haunting

Boo! The first half of Jan DeBont’s remake of Robert Wise’ The Haunting, based on Shirley Jackson’s novel, does a pretty righteous job of honoring its source. The characters are lively and colorful, with some cute and pertinent new twists. … Continue reading

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Eyes Wide Shut

Erotic Sex Dreams Guest Review by Kelly Cutler The thin line between reality and fantasy becomes even thinner in Stanley Kubrick’s final cinematic journey, Eyes Wide Shut. The director, who died just 4 days after the film’s completion had the … Continue reading

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