Tag: Julia Roberts

Summer Movies 1997 Revisited: Week 8 (June 20, 1997)

Summer Movies 1997 Revisited: Week 8 (June 20, 1997)
This weekend sees the limited release of interesting, well-received movies like Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled and the Kumail Nanjiani-starring The Big Sick, but folks in Chicago and anywhere else that isn’t NY or LA are out of luck on that front. We’ll have to wait for those movies to expand next week. Until then, the sole... Read more »

Movie Review: Mirror Mirror (*1/2)

Movie Review: Mirror Mirror (*1/2)
MIRROR MIRROR Genre: Family Fantasy Premise: The untold story of Snow White (Lily Collins), seen from the perspective of the Evil Queen (Julia Roberts). Behind-the-Scenes: Director Tarsem Singh is the visionary director behind The Cell, The Fall, and last year’s Immortals.  This is the first of two Snow White-themed movies hitting theaters this year.  The other, Snow White... Read more »

Movie Review - Larry Crowne (*1/2 out of 5)

Movie Review - Larry Crowne (*1/2 out of 5)
Nearly 15 years have passed since Tom Hanks last directed a film.  I count myself a big fan of 1996’s That Thing You Do!, so I was anxiously anticipating Hanks getting in the director’s chair again.  Had I known that when he finally did direct again, the result would be the tepid, wholly unbelievable dud... Read more »
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