Articles tagged barbara hershey

17 May 2007 // 10:59 PM

The Natural (1984)

What could have been a magnificent comment on this patriotic pastime unfortunately turns in to an emotionally manipulative barrage of iconic imagery.

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5 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Beaches: Special Edition (1988)

Beaches is the Goliath of those epic '80s melodramas, squashing patience and dignity and tact.

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4 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Mountain

Women are mostly irrelevant in The Mountain, except as they provide occasions for men to prove their decency or wantonness.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Stunt Man (1980/2001)

No matter how many times one watches ['The Stunt Man', it maintains] a kind of kamikaze bravado.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Lantana (2001)

Proves that local storytellers no longer need loveable anti-heroes and a supporting cast of offbeat simpletons to get noticed.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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