Tag Archive: Robert Weil

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell Of Fear

BBB (out of 5) The most popular slapstick cop on the force (Leslie Nielsen) is back once again for this ridiculous sequel to the equally ridiculous original. This time he’s been assigned to… Continue reading

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Moonstruck

BBBBB (out of 5) This is the exemplary, perfectly acted, written and directed romantic comedy you’ve been looking for. It stars an outstanding Cher as a Brooklyn widow who has decided to remarry, this… Continue reading

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Who’s That Girl

B.5 (out of 5) Despite Madonna’s surprisingly good comedic timing, this entire film falls flat and makes for one of the worst screwball comedies in existence. Liberally lifting plot elements from Bringing Up… Continue reading

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The Hudsucker Proxy

BBB (out of 5) Stylish and witty film by the Coen brothers that pays tribute to the Frank Capra/Preston Sturges comedies of yesteryear. When Hudsucker Industries loses its president (Charles Durning) to suicide,… Continue reading

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The Little Mermaid

BBBBB (out of 5) The Disney studios had been falling into a slump in the mid-eighties when their animated films weren’t doing so well at the box office compared to their live-action adventures.… Continue reading

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She’s The One

BB.5 (out of 5) Edward Burns follows his successful debut The Brothers McMullen with this very similar tale of the love lives of Irish-American brothers who mix and match girlfriends and fiancees while trying… Continue reading

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Saturday Night Fever

BBBB (out of 5) There’s no one out there like Tony Manero to chase your blues away. He talks tough, struts even tougher, and disco-dances like a mofo on a fiery Soul Train-spotlit… Continue reading

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Broadway Danny Rose

BBBBB (out of 5) This wonderful comedy by Woody Allen finds the great director smack dab in the middle of his greatest successes of the eighties. He plays a small-time talent agent who… Continue reading

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