Archive for September, 1998

Jane Austen’s Mafia!

Young Vincenzo Cortino, son of a Sicilian postman, delivers a package for his father and accidentally sees something he should not see. In a donkey’s, well, he is smuggled out of town, where he tries to reach a ship headed for America. There, Vincenzo works his way up to the top of the Mafia Read the rest of this entry »

Wedding Singer, The

Robby is stood up at the altar by Linda, who decides that the prospect of marrying a guy who sings at wedding receptions doesn’t equal the attraction she felt when he was lead singer in a rock band. Robby finds consolation in his friendship with Julia, a waitress at the wedding receptions and bar mitzvahs where he performs. Julia asks Robby to help her plan her upcoming wedding to Glenn, who isn’t interested in the details of the ceremony Read the rest of this entry »

Ronin

Ronin is the Japanese word used for Samurai without a master. In this case, the Ronin are outcast specialists of every kind, whose services are available to everyone – for money. Dierdre (undoubtedly from Ireland) hires several Ronin to form a team in order to retrieve an important suitcase from a man who is about to sell it to the Russians Read the rest of this entry »

Camelot

Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s musical based on the King Arthur-Camelot legend made it’s debut on Broadway in 1960. The musical starred Richard Burton, Julie Andrews and Robert Goulet, and introduced such standards as “I Wonder What the King is Doing Tonight,” “If Ever I Would Leave You,” and “What Do the Simple Folks Do? Read the rest of this entry »

Waterboy, The

31-year-old waterboy, Bobby Boucher (Adam Sandler) is constantly tormented by the team he works for until he is fired by the coach. He then finds a new coach to work for. Here he finds a new talent, tackling people by pretending they’re making fun of them Read the rest of this entry »

Deep Impact

As a comet is on a collision course with earth, humans have to prepare for their survival. They randomly select eight hundred thousand people to be saved in order to keep the human race alive. Read the rest of this entry »