April 2001

Texan Rene Zellweger pulled off the English accent required for this role perfectly. It took awhile for me to get used to seeing her as a British woman, but the movie’s brisk pace and very funny dialogue helped. I have to confess, I like Hugh Grant a lot. I’m a big Monty Python fan, so [...]

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My friend Jon says I’m too easy on movies. He says if I take them to task a bit more it would be more fun to read. He’s probably right. This one in particular is a case in point. I wasn’t expecting much, and I mainly went because I was intrigued by the fact that [...]

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Having read some fairly good reviews of this Ted Demme-directed movie, I was pretty fired up to see it. After all, it looked like (from the previews at least) that it had equal parts “Boogie Nights” and “Traffic” going for it. Plus, the extra bonus of one of Hollywood’s riskiest actors, Johnny Depp, and Paul [...]

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