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  • Billy Bathgate

    Billy Bathgate

    ★★★

    Very interesting to revisit without my Bruce bias. It wasn’t a bad movie but it just didn’t do what it intended. Bruce was really good actually, I was pleasantly surprised but I felt like Dustin Hoffman maybe didn’t have anyone reign him in and he went too big. I mean it’s supposed to be about the kid not Hoffman. The look of it was pretty good. Although Loren Dean didn’t quite fit the role, in the very least, he should’ve…

  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

    ★★½

    I was looking forward to revisiting this but man it was hard getting past Kevin Costner not even trying to do an accent. He seems completely miscast and I never noticed it before. Rickman is always cool but this was an odd choice for all involved.

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  • Encino Man

    Encino Man

    ★★★

    Shoosh! We quoted this one a lot. I feel like this was sort of a comeback movie for Sean Astin at the time. He was struggling with his weight but he was cute. Brendan Fraser was impressive without words, he was able to express a lot with movement and grunts. Don’t wheeze the juuiiiice buuuudddy!

  • Transylvania 6-5000

    Transylvania 6-5000

    ★★

    I thought I'd seen this one but I did not. It's one of those, I guess you had to be there movies. I didn't get it. It was all over the place and even Goldblum couldn't entertain me enough to stay interested. Charlie was really excited about the Michael Richards phone part.