Hal Hinson

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  • 16 years ago | Film Reviews

    Pay attention now, because there seems to be some confusion about this: David Lynch is a serious person -- a strange person, yes, but a serious person, and a very serious artist. He is not something cute and adorable, like Alfred Hitchcock, the jo...

  • 17 years ago | Film Reviews

    Filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger, the lead character in the intermittently funny Hollywood satire Bowfinger starring Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy, has a dream. Nothing so grand as an Academy Award, or even a front table at the Golden Globes. No, when Bo...

  • 17 years ago | Film Reviews

    In the highly competitive, dog-eat-dog world of the modern-day superhero, the members of the group that eventually becomes known as the Mystery Men — they don't really have a name through most of the movie — start out with a couple of st...

  • 17 years ago | Film Reviews

    One of our leading men's fashion magazines runs a column every month titled "What Were We Thinking?" to present a ludicrous photograph of a famous person dressed in what the magazine had earlier decreed to be a style that every hip cat would soon ...

  • 17 years ago | Film Reviews

    Runaway Bride, the long-anticipated reunion of Pretty Woman stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, isn't a sequel, but it feels like one. In everything, there is a distinct sense of predestination, of events occurring according to some irresistible...

  • 17 years ago | Film Reviews

    Eyes Wide Shut. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Rated R.


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