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Interviews
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Police Forced [2]
Martin Lawrence talks up his "Blue Streak."
— Ray Pride, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 
Ghosts of Hollywood [3]
Talking to "Stir of Echoes" writer-director David Koepp about the scary stuff in the dark.
— Ray Pride, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 

Full Reviews
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Scary Visions [4]
Stir of Echoes is "good" and dark.
— Hadley Hury, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Ghost With The Most [5]
"Echoes" surpasses most of its peers in the horror-thriller genre with its precise plotting and exacting visual aesthetic.
— James DiGiovanna, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Stir of Echoes [6]
Kevin Bacon is in fine form in this new chiller.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
For the Roses [7]
Kevin Spacey is dead-on in Sam Mendes's "American Beauty."
— Peter Keough, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Cop Out [8]
Martin Lawrence's "Blue Streak" isn't a serious crime, but it qualifies as a misdemeanor.
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
For Love of the Game [9]
Who says Sam Raimi hasn't directed another horror movie?
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Art Attack [10]
"Existo" exudes maverick spirit; "For Love of the Game" strikes out.
— Jim Ridley, NASHVILLE SCENE
 
Stigmata [11]
The devil made them do it.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Trick [12]
Trick is a sweet and sublime gay date movie that's accessible to everyone.
— Steve Davis, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Better Than Chocolate [13]
Young lust in the Vancouver lesbian arts community is overshadowed by preachy subplots.
— Russell Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Spike and Mike's 1999 Classic Festival of Animation [14]
Seventeen cartoons make for one mixed bag.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Chill Factor [15]
Chill Factor barely has a temperature.
— Russell Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Love Stinks [16]
Male anxieties prove humorless.
— Sarah Hepola, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
A Dog of Flanders [17]
Woof.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Twister, Anyone? [18]
Austrian director Michael Haneke's "Funny Games" is a gut-wrencher from the word "go."
— Devin D. O'Leary, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
The Trio [19]
German sex comedy mixes things up between family and work.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
The Dinner Game [20]
French farce demonstrates exquisite comic timing.
— Steve Davis, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
The Ogre [21]
The director of The Tin Drum revisits the corrupting influence of fascism on the young.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 


Volume III, Issue 13
September 20 - September 27, 1999  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

B lue Streak" is Martin Lawrence's latest action-shtick vehicle that shows his post-Richard, post-Eddie chops to pleasingly whimsical effect, especially with a little Jerry Lewis thrown in for ill measure. We've got an interview with the star and a review.

We've also got another interview with "Stir of Echoes" director David Koepp, as well as a trio of reviews from Memphis, Tucson, and Austin.

Kevin Spacey stars in "American Beauty," a haunting and accomplished debut feature from Sam Mendes, and one of the year's first significant films.

Plus, Kevin Costner's latest baseball film, Patricia Arquette in "Stigmata," MTV turns 18, and much, much more!



Video + TV
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Misspent Youth [22]
MTV gets old, doesn't die.
— Jim Hanas, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
The Wages of Sin [23]
Early exploitation films and the Branch Davidians hit video stores.
MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Videos a Go-Go [24]
Who in the heck devised the corporate paradigm? Try these video answers.
— Coury Turczyn, METRO PULSE
 

Mini Reviews
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Boston Phoenix Movie Clips [25]

  • For Love of the Game
  • Blue Streak
  • The Source
  • Stigmata
  • 23

Tucson Weekly Film Clips [26]
  • Love Stinks
  • Stigmata

Psychic Movie Predictions [27]
  • Blue Streak
  • Better Than Chocolate
  • For Love of the Game
  • My Son the Fanatic

Now What? [28]
What's the matter, couldn't find a review of that blockbuster film you're excited about? We certainly don't want to leave you disappointed -- why not try some of these larger-than-life movie links?
WEEKLY WIRE
 

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