Tag Archives: Joan Chen

Judge Dredd

ONE MAN IS JUDGE, JURY AND EXECUTIONER.  In the 2080s, most of mankind live in huge “Mega-Cities” where crime is rampant; Joseph Dredd (Sylvester Stallone) works as virtually a one-man army, serving as a cop, judge and executioner. The director’s first Hollywood movie disappointed fans of the original comic book. The action is well paced … Continue reading Judge Dredd

Hemingway & Gellhorn

WE WERE GOOD IN WAR. AND WHEN THERE WAS NO WAR, WE MADE OUR OWN.  In 1936, war correspondent Martha Gellhorn (Nicole Kidman) meets Ernest Hemingway (Clive Owen) in Key West; their subsequent relationship is marked by wars and a fiery romance. Another prestige project from HBO, directed by a famous filmmaker, with movie stars … Continue reading Hemingway & Gellhorn

Autumn in New York

HE FELL IN LOVE FOR THE FIRST TIME… SHE FELL IN LOVE FOREVER. 48-year-old restaurant owner Will Keane (Richard Gere) falls in love with a 21-year-old hat designer (Winona Ryder), but she eventually tells him that she is dying. Ryder looks appropriately anemic, but this film hardly gives a credible portrayal of the illness. The plot … Continue reading Autumn in New York