February 28, 1999

The Thin Red Line

thinWhat a mess. I have read that director Terrence Malick shot many many more scenes than appear in the movie. Several actors thought they had principal roles in the movie until they attended the premiere and discovered that their parts had been almost completely cut out. (Loews Church St, Harvard Square)

February 27, 1999

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Before Austin Powers was a billion-dollar comedy franchise, it was one very funny Mike Myers comedy. (Brattle Theater revival, in time for the release of the sequel, The Spy Who Shagged Me)