Hal Hinson

 

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  • 21 years ago | Film Reviews

    What is it they say -- that even a flea can reach Mount Olympus riding in Pegasus' mane? Well, in the case of the new Albert Brooks comedy The Muse, Brooks is the flea and Pegasus is his delectable costar, Sharon Stone. But I get ahead of myself. ...

  • 21 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 table down front at the Golden Globes. No, wh...

  • 21 years ago | Film Reviews

    Do you know why the burglars at the Watergate Apartments failed that fateful night in 1972, causing their own arrest and, ultimately, the resignation of Richard Nixon? Or why the famous electrical tape discovered by the security guard, alerting hi...

  • 21 years ago | Film Reviews

    GQ magazine 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 every hip cat would soon be wearing. In a few short years, it...

  • 21 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 strikes ag...

  • 21 years ago | Film Reviews

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

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