Sunday, January 1 1995
It really sucks to be poor and of no social consequence, especially once you have had a taste of nobility and luxury.
Whatever's on Juliette Binoche's mind, gazing at that face can definitely get you thinking.
Playing a social outcast capable of helping others but incapable of helping herself, Jennifer Lopez still comes off as too much of a star she is, and not enough of the lonely beat cop she's supposed to be.
Everyone in the film can see that pairing a 48-year-old womanizer with a 22-year-old girl dying from a sketchy illness 'of the heart' is lame, not to mention derivative, unpleasant, and pathetic.
For a man who has no identity, Shaw (Wesley Snipes) sure has plenty of attitude.
Maybe in the deceptive world of fame (or almost-fame), this is the best version of intimacy available, although it's easier to attribute it to the characters' superficiality, and maybe a certain starry-eyed idealism on Cameron Crowe's part.
Back in 1990, some years after Prizzi's Honor won Anjelica Huston all kinds of accolades and publicity, I saw her for a minute, in person. I was standing on line at an American Express office in Cannes, during the Film Festival for which she was serving as an official jury member"
There are no songs in the latest Disney animated feature, 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire', but there are lots of explosions.