Category Archives: 1990-1999

Ulee’s Gold (1997) Rated R

Ulee is a beekeeper just trying to keep his family together, but his son’s cohorts have other ideas. Starring Peter Fonda, Patricia Richardson, and Christine Dunford. This film isn’t what I expected; it’s slow-paced films as the story unfolds. It … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995) Rated NR

Superintendent Jane Tennison heads an investigation of an abducted baby. Starring Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, and Robert Glenister. There are a couple of things about the Prime Suspect series that bother me. One, Helen Mirren’s character’s hair and makeup change … Continue reading

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Prime Suspect 3 (1993) Rated NR

  Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is assigned to Vice Squad in the third series of Prime Suspect. She investigates a child murder and its link to the police. Starring Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, and Karen Tomlin. This series continues … Continue reading

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12 Monkeys (1995) Rated R

  In the future, a convict is sent back in time to find information about a manmade virus that wiped out most of the human population. Starring Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, and Jon Seda. This film is the reason I … Continue reading

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Frasier (NBC) Rated TV-PG

Dr. Frasier Crane moves back home to Seattle, where his father moves in with him and he works as a radio psychiatrist. Starring Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, and David Hyde Pierce. Frasier is a spinoff from the television show Cheers. It’s a brilliantly written … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day (1993) Rated PG

A weatherman doing a report on Punxsutawney Phil relives the day over and over again. Starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. This is a quintessential suspension of disbelief film. The reason the weatherman relives the day over and … Continue reading

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American History X (1998) Rated R

A former neo-Nazi tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same path as him. Starring Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, and Beverly D’Angelo. I was not impressed with this film. Neither the story or the characters pull you … Continue reading

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Anime himitsu no hanazono (NHK) Rated NR

Mary loses her parents to a disease in India. Orphaned, she then moves to England to live with her uncle and discovers a secret garden with a history. Based on the book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring … Continue reading

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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) Rated PG-13

Three drag queens travel across country until their car breaks down in a small town. Starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, and John Leguizamo. I’m still wondering why this is considered a great film. Sure, they have great actors bringing these … Continue reading

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The Remains of the Day (1993) Rated PG

A butler who sacrifices everything for his employer realizes too late that his loyalty was misguided. Starring  John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve, and Anthony Hopkins. This film starts in the 1950s when the house that Mr. Stevens, the butler, has worked … Continue reading

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