Archive for November, 2000

Shanghai Noon

A 19th century Western. Chon Wang is a clumsy Imperial Guard to the Emperor of China. When Princess Pei Pei is kidnapped from the Forbidden City, Wang feels personally responsible and insists on joining the guards sent to rescue the Princess, who has been whisked away to the United States Read the rest of this entry »

DVD News

THE NEW LOOK….

Sorry about the delays, but hope you like the new look. One of drawbacks of doing this site on a daily basis has been the layout. Doing several DVD reviews, a weekly video column and several film reviews, plus news became a major headache. Not the writing, but composing the layout. Too many graphics, too many colors. Read the rest of this entry »

Brother

A Japanese Yakuza gangster is exiled to the United States. Takeshi settles in Los Angeles where his younger, half brother lives and finds that although the turf is new, the rules are still the same as they try to take over the local drug trade. Read the rest of this entry »

Almost Famous

The heart of rock and roll is still beating in writer-director Cameron Crowe’s affectionate, knowing nostalgic nod to his teenage years as a writer for Rolling Stone Magazine.

Anyone who was old enough and conscious to appreciate the early 1970s will totally fall in love with Crowe’s glorious Valentine to rock and roll. This film couldn’t have come from someone who wasn’t there. His observations are so passionate you feel like you’ve been transported back to 1973. Read the rest of this entry »

Waking Ned Devine

Tullymore is a small village in Ireland, one of those quaint seaside hamlets filled with colorful characters and a colorful past. There are 53 residents of Tullymore, and like the residents of every small town, they know each other’s business. You can’t keep a secret in Tullymore, or can you? Read the rest of this entry »

Essex Boys

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Red Letters

After a sexual harassment incident, Dennis Burke (Peter Coyote), a Nathaniel Hawthorne scholar, goes to work at a California college. He begins correspondence with an imprisoned murderer, Lydia Davis (Nastassja Kinski). Burke is finding old habits hard to break, developing relationships with obsessive coeds Read the rest of this entry »

Real Entertainment began marketing

When Real Entertainment President Scott Barbour began the label ten years ago, he was looking for a way to sell such reality television programs as “Cops.” Utilizing the process developed by the Home Shopping Network, Real Entertainment began marketing “Cops: Too Hot For Television!” Read the rest of this entry »

Films Review November

ICE-AGE (PG)

LOVE & A BULLET (R)
(Columbia-TriStar) Read the rest of this entry »

Mexican Express

MEXICAN EXPRESS

CAMARILLO

868 Arneill Road
Central Plaza, Camarillo
(805) 987-8555 Read the rest of this entry »

Bowfinger

The con is on in “Bowfinger,” a wildly amusing, big grin of a comedy. Sharply written by Steve Martin and smartly directed by Frank Oz, “Bowfinger” is the perfect antidote to the end of the summer blues. Read the rest of this entry »