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The Blair Witch Project (1999) Movie Review

Title: The Blair Witch Project Year: 1999 Genre: Horror/Mystery Play time: 1h 21m Director: Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez Starring: Heather Donahue, Michael Williams, Joshua Leonard Amateur writing, naïve acting, average directing but with a story that seems to have changed how horror was told – this movie is the formula that should’ve gone really wrong but actually ended up in a prett...[Read More]

Foolish (1999) Movie Review

Title: Foolish Year: 1999 Genre: Comedy/Drama Play time: 1h 24min Director: Dave Meyers Starring: Eddie Griffin, Master P, Amie Petersen Foolish (1999) ‘Jaw-droppingly’ Horrible Film What would inspire someone who cannot write or act to pen and star in a movie? A better question, what would inspire a studio to produce said movie? If you have an answer, let me know. Foolish, the new mov...[Read More]

Wing Commander (1999) Movie Review

Title: Wing Commander Year: 1999 Genre: Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi Play time: 1h 40min Director: Chris Roberts Screenwriters: Chris Roberts Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Matthew Lillard, Saffron Burrows Game Based: The Wing Commander Film I can see the pitch to studio executives now: “For your consideration, here’s a magnificent idea: let’s make a movie based on a video game, and let’s have the guy w...[Read More]

Bulworth Movie Review

Title: Bulworth Year: 1998 Genre: Comedy/Drama/Romance Play time: 1h 48min Director: Warren Beatty Screenwriters: Warren Beatty Starring: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Kimberly Deauna Adams Wag the Dog, Primary Colors and now Bulworth are all films with political agendas (I hesitate to say “political satires” because Primary Colors is marginal). They have all been released within the past year. They...[Read More]

She’s All That (1999) Movie Review

Title: She’s All That Year: 1999 Genre: Comedy/Romance Play time: 1h 35min Director: Robert Iscove Screenwriters: R. Lee Fleming Jr Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard An enjoyable film is not always guaranteed to be good. A good film is not always guaranteed to be enjoyable. A common misconception is made when comparing entertainment value and cinematic quality...[Read More]

Virus (1999) Movie Review

Title: Virus Year: 1999 Genre: Action/Horror/Thriller Play time: 1h 39min Director: John Bruno Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin Virus is precisely the kind of movie that Scream spoofed. It features mostly stupid people doing and saying stupid things. Thus, it is a very standard, painless sci-fi action flick, with some good effects, but no plot or script. Virus (1999):...[Read More]

Wrongfully Accused (1998) Movie Review

Title: Wrongfully Accused Year: 1998 Genre: Action/Comedy/Thriller Play time: 1h 27min Director: Pat Proft Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Richard Crenna, Kelly LeBrock Wrongfully Accused is another entry to my “Guilty Pleasure” category. It is yet another cinematic spoof, but a surprisingly hilarious and inspired one. Wrongfully Accused (1998) – In Your Face Comedy It all started with the hilario...[Read More]

Psycho (1998) Movie Review

Title: Psycho Year: 1998 Genre: Horror/Mystery/Thriller Play time: 1h 45min Director: Gus Van Sant Starring: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Julianne Moore Thriller With Atmosphere Of a Clunky Drama – Psycho (1998) Sometimes it seems like I am the only person in the world who isn’t very fond of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 “chiller” Psycho. I just always thought that it was his most underwhelming movie...[Read More]

A Simple Plan (1998) Movie Review

Title: A Simple Plan Year: 1998 Genre: Crime/Drama/Thriller Director: Sam Raimi Screenwriters: Scott B. Smith Starring: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda Saim Raimi’s Brilliant Work – A Simple Plan – Summary What would you do for 4 million dollars? How far would you go to get it? Sam Raimi’s brilliant, chilling A Simple Plan tells the story of 4 people that went much...[Read More]

Quest for Camelot (1998) Movie Review

Title: The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot Year: 1998 Genre: Animation/Adventure/Comedy Play time: 1h 26min Director: Frederik Du Chau Screenwriters: Vera Chapman, Kirk DeMicco Starring: Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Andrea Corr, Bryan White True, Disney has monopolized the entertainment industry. Folks — there is a reason for that. Year after year, the Mouse has come out with movies that were absol...[Read More]

The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride (1998) Movie Review

Title: The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride Year: 1998 Genre: Animation/Adventure/Family Play time: 1h 21min Director: Darrell Rooney Screenwriters: Flip Kobler, Cindy Marcus Starring: Matthew Broderick, Neve Campbell, Andy Dick, Moira Kelly A Decent Sequel: The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride It’s finally here. The much talked-about, long-awaited The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride, straight-to-video seque...[Read More]

Holy Man (1998) Movie Review

Title: Holy Man Year: 1998 Genre: Comedy/Drama Play time: 1h 54min Director: Stephen Herek Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston Holy Man, the new Eddie Murphy comedy is a case of what I can now call Ronin syndrome. You see, a few weeks ago, an awful movie called Ronin was released, and it was a classic case of a movie which wanted to be more than it realistically could be. While Ho...[Read More]

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