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Short Cuts [VHS] [1994] <b>VHS</b> ~ Andie MacDowell
Short Cuts [VHS] [1994] VHS ~ Andie MacDowell
5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
I don't think I can recommend this film highly enough. With an all star cast putting in some excellent acting the film is totally engrossing and when after three hours the film ends, you want it to go on even longer. Director Robert Altman skilfully interweaves the humerous, sexy, romantic and sometimes tragic stories of twenty two unforgettable characters, all inhabitants of the sprawling suburbs of Los Angeles. An assortmnet of phone sex operators, unfaithful husbands, vindictive wives, cops, bakers, pool cleaners, fishermen and incontinent dogs cross each others paths, laugh, cry and fight in this amazingly gripping slice of modern American life.
La Reine Margot [VHS] [1994] [1995] <b>VHS</b> ~ Isabelle Adjani
La Reine Margot [VHS] [1994] [1995] VHS ~ Isabelle Adjani
14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
A compelling film about an extremely bloody period in French history, La Reine Margot is a truly beautiful film. Exuisitly shot, and featuring some of France's best-known actors (with the possible exeption of Depardieu), the film takes over where Nostradamus left off. Nostradamus' prediction of the St.Barthlolmew's Day massacre of thousands of protestants holds true in spectaculer style, with repercussions that went on to change French history. A special mention must go out to Jean-Hugues Anglade as Charles IX, the slightly deranged king, who dies a perticularly horrible death, sweating blood, and Isabelle Adjani, proving that being forty you ar not yet over the hill, as the… Read more
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein [VHS] <b>VHS</b> ~ Robert De Niro
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein [VHS] VHS ~ Robert De Niro
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Most of the hype surrounding this film has been Robert De Niro's appearance as the Creature and the gruelling make up sessions he had to undergo, and you can see why from the moment the hideously disfigured creation first appears on the screen. De Niro's creature is a much deeper character than in previous versions and is developed throughout the film into an almost sympathetic character. The sets and costumes are all magnificent, making the film extremely good to look at, and the acting is spot on, with excellent performances from Helena Bonham-Carter and John Cleese, almost unrecognisable as Frankenstein's mentor. The only disapointment is Kenneth Branagh himself, as Victor… Read more