October 27, 1996

Michael Collins

I don't remember much about it, except
a) Julia Roberts once again unsuccessfully tries to play against type, and
b) the inclusion of Sinead O'Connor performing the traditional ballad "She Walked Through The Fair".
My total ignorance of Irish history didn't help either!

October 20, 1996

Sleepers

I don't remember much about this movie, except
a) it wasn't what I expected; and
b) how depressing it was.
The Hollywood marketing machine tends to leave child abuse off the television commercials. (Maine Mall Cinema)

October 14, 1996

That Thing You Do!

Mr. White: This "Oneders" thing, with the o-n-e, it doesn't work. It's confusing. From now on, you're just The Wonders.
Lenny: As in, 'I wonder what happened to the O-Needers?'
(Maine Mall Cinema)

Match the Blonde with the Hitchcock Movie

Vertigo

I discover vertigoall sorts of new subtleties every time I see it. (Exchange Street, Portland)

October 12, 1996