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Guest Movie Review: The Player (1992)

By Eli Sanchez Guest Contributor Silver Screen Capture The Player opens up on a one take shot overlooking the backlot of a film studio focusing on the day-to-day gyrations of a would-be studio executive, Griffin Mill (played by Tim Robbins).

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Movie Review: Brother’s Keeper (1992)

Somewhere on the cultural spectrum between Norman Rockwell and David Lynch,¬†Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s documentary Brother’s Keeper (A-) plays out like a real-life murder mystery with penetrating character study, pastoral splendor and interpersonal interactions begging the question of what

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Movie Review: Aladdin (1992)

Co-directors Ron Clements and John Musker have successfully bottled a great formula for comedy thanks to Robin Williams’ contribution as the voice of the Genie in the fabulous and briskly paced¬†animated Aladdin (A). Disney has finally found a voice to

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Movie Review: The Bodyguard

Elvis in Blue Hawaii. Madonna in Shanghai Surprise. History has not been kind for pop superstar cross-overs into film, but Whitney Houston actually lifts director Mick Jackson’s The Bodyguard (B-) into an often stylish and engaging romantic adventure with music.

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Movie Review: Bob Roberts

Murphy Brown only scratched the surface. The cultural elite of the Hollywood left-wing has achieved its most fulfilling revenge through actor Tim Robbins’ auspicious directorial debut, Bob Roberts (B+), a scathing parody of ultra-conservatism. This is a gloriously partisan film

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Movie Review: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

A prequel of sorts to his eponymous cult television series detailing the final days of the slain Laura Palmer’s life, director David Lynch fashions a tonally off-kilter slow-burn drama in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. Replacing the sometimes giddy,

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Movie Review: Single White Female

Director Barbet Schoeder followed his acclaimed Reversal of Fortune with the Fatal Attraction for urban roommates thriller Single White Female (B), but his skill plus the believability of protagonist Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh as the unhinged roomie somehow

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Movie Review: Christopher Columbus: The Discovery

Director John Glen, who has made a career out of taking the final gasps of life out of creaky James Bond film entries in the late ’80’s, originally cast Timothy Dalton but found an even more bland leading man named

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