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Fun
"...terms of both hyperreality and outright fantasy, Fun goes straight for the jugular, using various cinema verité styles including..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
"...trying at all,” but they do manage to keep straight faces throughout the whole affair, and their silly performances..."

June 30, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Ashes of Time
"...may take multiple viewings to get the whole thing straight. The all-star cast is absolutely tremendous (with the possible..."

June 9, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Basketball Diaries
"...Ferry. As the movie would have it, Carroll goes straight from glue-sniffing to a few whiffs of cocaine, to..."

April 28, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Walking Dead
"...Vietnam,” The Walking Dead instead comes across as a straight-ahead, cookie-cutter festival of war film clichés, tossing in everything..."

March 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Quick and the Dead
"...cribbed from Robert Zemeckis' Death Becomes Her and one straight out of John Woo's Hard-Boiled, but even these gory..."

Feb. 10, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog
"...are no surprises, no twists or turns, just the straight-ahead story of survival, done in a predictable way. Rogers..."

Jan. 13, 1995 Movie Review by Louis Black

Trapped in Paradise
"...a notion of a character, as incongruous as his straight man might be; when he gets riled up, he's..."

Dec. 9, 1994 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Dead Can Dance: Toward the Within
"...well as more traditional Irish folk songs. Essentially a straight concert film, Magidson intercuts brief snippets of dialogue from..."

Dec. 2, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Totally F***ed Up
"...politically reactionary piece of filmmaking that occasionally tells the straight, heterosexual establishment just where to put it. (A diatribe..."

Nov. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Butterfly and Sword
"...human bow and arrow, sending Leung Chi Wah flying straight through bad guys like a knife through butter! Whew!..."

Nov. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Frank and Jesse
"...you know you've got another James brothers movie headed straight for the recycling pile...."

Oct. 28, 1994 Movie Review by Brian Baker

Exit to Eden
"...court, maybe. For the director seizes her essentially, er, straight story of one man's immersion into S&M at an..."

Oct. 21, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Trial by Jury
"...film in terms of some of its stilted dialogue straight out of a 1930s gangster film. Daniel Graham (Byrne)..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Milk Money
"...course this is a PG-13-friendly hooker and a suburbia straight out of Norman Rockwell. When three 12-year-old boys hanker..."

Sept. 2, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

My Life's in Turnaround
"...Schaeffer's somewhat manic performance. Ward acts well as the straight man, but sometimes the scenes are just a bit..."

Aug. 29, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Roadracers
"...and Rodriguez makes it work largely by playing it straight (the scene where the couple makes love while he..."

July 22, 1994 Movie Review by Louis Black

Go Fish
"...frustrating tales of love and desire between lesbians and straight women. But with Go Fish we have a commercial,..."

July 15, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Grief
"...anxiety is also heightened by his crush on his straight co-worker Bill (Arquette), who has just broken up with..."

June 3, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Inkwell
"...scene a few years ago with his debut film Straight Out of Brooklyn, a dramatically evocative though stylistically inchoate..."

May 13, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dialogues With Madwomen
"...of interviewer LIght off-screen. They are a representative cross-section: straight and gay, Catholic and Jew, young and middle-aged, one..."

May 13, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Highway Patrolman
"...director Alex Cox (Repo Man, Sid and Nancy, Walker, Straight to Hell), the movie is a character study of..."

April 8, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

God of Gamblers III: Back to Shanghai
"...war of attrition. Although the story here is rather straight-ahead, the whole film suffers from Chiau's constant mugging and..."

Feb. 25, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gunmen
"...a buzzing fly and a smoking gun that's lifted straight from the opening of The Good, the Bad, and..."

Feb. 11, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Flight of the Innocent
"...Director Carlei opens the film with an astonishing bloodbath straight out of Peckinpah or Leone -- plenty of slow..."

Jan. 28, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wild West
"...to them, another about Zaf's pathetic attempts at working straight jobs to please his hard-working mother who longs only..."

Nov. 26, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fatal Instinct
"...best kind of work for this kind of film: straighter than straight, dead serious. It makes these chowderheads that..."

Nov. 5, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

The Joy Luck Club
"...of events. Eight separate stories become difficult to keep straight in your head. It's just too much detail in..."

Oct. 8, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Into the West
"...on an outlaw adventure into the countryside, toward freedom, straight out of ancient folk legends, direct from modern-day movie..."

Sept. 17, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Real McCoy
"...her ex-husband, and begin a new life by going straight. Now, wait a minute. Inquiring movie minds want to..."

Sept. 17, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

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