Category Archives: 1996

The Abduction (1996) Rated NR

Kate and Paul’s marriage started off as happy but, with each passing year, Paul becomes more abusive. Kate finally gets the courage to leave, but Paul has a hard time letting go. Based on the true story of the case … Continue reading

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101 Dalmatians (1996) Rated G

Live-action film to the story of 101 Dalmatians written by Dodie Smith. Starring Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright, Hugh Laurie. This live-action film is based on the book and the 1961 animated film by the same name. … Continue reading

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Christmas Every Day (1996) Rated NR

Billy is not having a good Christmas, and to make matters worse, his sister wishes for Christmas to be everyday, thus making Billy relive Christmas Day over and over.  Based on William Dean Howells’s 1892 short story, Christmas Every Day. Starring … Continue reading

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Unlikely Angel (1996) Rated NR

A country music performer dies, but in order to get into heaven, she must do one last good deed: bring a family back together. Starring Dolly Parton, Roddy McDowall, Brian Kerwin, Allison Mack, Eli Marienthal. The film is reminiscent of … Continue reading

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The Portrait of a Lady (1996) Rated PG-13

An American girl inherits a fortune and gets into a relationship with a gentleman who turns her life into a nightmare. Adapted from Henry James’s novel of the same name. This film was interesting to watch. Jane Campion beautifully shot … Continue reading

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Sling Blade (1996) Rated R

Karl Childers is a simple man and has been in a mental hospital since he kill his mother and lover. When he is released he friends a boy in his home town. Based on the short film by Billy Bob Thornton, Some … Continue reading

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The Revoluntionary: The Story of Jesus (1995) Rated G

Highlights Christ’s life from birth to ascension. Starring John Kay Steel, Jack Adalist, Mosko Alkalai I love that the film highlights the many points of Christ’s life but really wished it was better made. The acting needed major work. The film … Continue reading

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Same River Twice (1996) Rated NR

Four river guides reconnect years after a rafting accident claimed a life of a friend. Starring Robert Curtis Brown, John Putch, Shea Farrell The cinematography of this movie was beautiful as we follow the rafting guides down the Salmon river. … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s Thinner (1996)

Rated R Obese attorney Billy Halleck  accidentally runs over a gypsy woman. The grieving father places a curse on Halleck’s head causing him to lose weight. Starring Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney, Bethany Joy Lenz, Time Winters, Joe Mantegna I really don’t … Continue reading

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Chain Reaction (1996)

Rated PG-13 Chain Reaction is an exciting action film but the narrative was chaotic. It is a typical action film with wonderful chase scenes and good explosions. The story isn’t original and not rememberable. The acting is equally overrated. It’s … Continue reading

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