The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew Neiderman.  Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by Anne Kopelson, Arnon Milchan, Arnold Kopelson.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Bruno Rubeo.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by … More The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

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Eraser (1996)

CHUCK RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1996.  Kopelson Entertainment, Warner Bros..  Story by Tony Puryear, Walon Green, Michael S. Chernuchin, Screenplay by Tony Puryear, Walon Green.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Anne Kopelson, Arnold Kopelson.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Bill Kenney.  Costume Design by Richard Bruno.  Film Editing by Michael Tronick.  Academy Awards 1996. After a business executive in a high-tech weapons company … More Eraser (1996)

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Murder At 1600

BB (out of 5) A Washington, D.C. homicide detective (Wesley Snipes) is in over his head when his latest murder victim is found dead in a White House bathroom stall. A regular investigation is begun, but thanks to the President and his top staff being involved as suspects, red tape starts to spring up around … More Murder At 1600

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Outbreak

BBBB (out of 5) When an adorable simian is brought to America from Africa illegally on a barge, it spreads a terrible virus in a small American town that kills residents and calls for a massive quarantine. Deadly Disease experts Dustin Hoffman and Rene Russo are called in to help control and understand the situation, … More Outbreak

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Twisted

B (out of 5) It’s rather nice to see that so many Hollywood thrillers have been made lately with tough, uppity females in the leads (Gothika, High Crimes, Trapped); what a shame that they all totally suck. Ashley Judd returns as Public Victim No. 1, playing a tough-as-nails patrol officer who has just been promoted … More Twisted

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Don’t Say A Word

B.5 (out of 5) Lame thriller that fails to incite any tension thanks to some ridiculous plot points and half-hearted performances.  Michael Douglas plays an overworked psychiatrist specializing in teenagers whose daughter is kidnapped by a group of criminals led by Sean Bean, who offer her back only in return for him doing a quick analysis … More Don’t Say A Word

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A Perfect Murder

BB.5 (out of 5) Some of the dialogue and situations in this remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s Dial M For Murder are so sluggish, the actors often look as if they’re swimming through glue. Michael Douglas is the evil banking tycoon husband and Gwyneth Paltrow the gorgeous young wife who works as a translator for the … More A Perfect Murder

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