Category: Film Reviews

Review: Black Widow (2021)

Black Widow

Black Widow

Rating



Director

Cate Shortland

Screenplay

Eric Pearson, Jac Schaeffer, Ned Benson

Length

2h 14m

Starring

Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Rachl Weisz, David Harbour, Ray Winstone, Ever Anderson, Violet McGraw, O-T Fagbenle, William Hurt, Olga Kurylenko

MPAA Rating

PG-13

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Review: One Fine Day (1996)

One Fine Day

One Fine Day

Rating



Director

Michael Hoffman

Screenplay

Terrel Seltzer, Ellen Simon

Length

1h 48m

Starring

Michelle Pfeiffer, George Clooney, Mae Whitman, Alex D. Linz, Charles Durning, Jon Robin Baitz, Ellen Greene, Joe Grifasi, Pete Hamill, Anna Maria Horsford, Sheila Kelley, Robert Klein, George Martin, Michael Massee, Amanda Peet, Bitty Schram, Holland Taylor, Rachel York, Marianna Mullerleile, Steven Jang

MPAA Rating

PG
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Review: Jerry Maguire (1996)

Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire

Rating



Director

Cameron Crowe

Screenplay

Cameron Crowe

Length

2h 19m

Starring

Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renee Zellweger, Kelly Preston, Jerry O’Connell, Jay Mohr, Bonnie Hunt, Regina King, Jonathan Lipnicki, Todd Louiso, Mark Pellington, Jeremy Suarez, Jared Jussim

MPAA Rating

R

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Review: Primal Fear (1996)

Primal Fear

Primal Fear

Rating



Director

Gregory Hoblit

Screenplay

Steve Shagan, Ann Biderman (Novel: William Diehl)

Length

2h 9m

Starring

Richard Gere, Laura Linney, John Mahoney, Alfre Woodard, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton, Terry O’Quinn, Andre Braugher, Steven Bauer, Joe Spano, Tony Plana, Stanley Anderson, Maura Tierney, Jon Seda, Reg Rogers

MPAA Rating

R
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Review: Sling Blade (1996)

Sling Blade

Sling Blade

Rating



Director

Billy Bob Thornton

Screenplay

Billy Bob Thornton (Play: Billy Bob Thornton)

Length

2h 15m

Starring

Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, James Hampton, Robert Duvall, Rick Dial, Brent Briscoe, Christy Ward, Sarah Boss

MPAA Rating

R
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Review: The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)

The Ghost and the Darkness

The Ghost and the Darkness

Rating



Director

Stephen Hopkins

Screenplay

William Goldman

Length

1h 50m

Starring

Michael Douglas, Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani, Bernard Hill, Brian McCardie, Emily Mortimer, Om Puri, Henry Cele

MPAA Rating

R

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Review: Michael Collins (1996)

Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Rating



Director

Neil Jordan

Screenplay

Neil Jordan

Length

2h 13m

Starring

Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts, Brendan Gleeson, Stephen Rea, Alan Rickman

MPAA Rating

R

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Review: Emma (1996)

Emma

Emma

Rating



Director

Douglas McGrath

Screenplay

Douglas McGrath (Novel: Jane Austen)

Length

2h 0m

Starring

Gwyneth Paltrow, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi, Alan Cuming, Denys Hawthorne, Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Northam, Toni Collette, Kathleen Byron, Phyllida Law, Edward Woodall

MPAA Rating

PG

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Review: The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

The Preacher's Wife

The Preacher’s Wife

Rating



Director

Penny Marshall

Screenplay

Nat Mauldin (Novel: Robert Nathan)

Length

2h 3m

Starring

Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston, Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Hines, Jenifer Lewis, Loretta Devine, Justin Pierre Edmund, Lionel Richie, Paul Bates

MPAA Rating

PG
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Review: Ghost in the Shell (1996)

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Rating



Director

Mamoru Oshii

Screenplay

Kazunori Ito (Manga: Masamune Shirow)

Length

1h 23m

Starring

Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Otsuka, Koichi Yamadera, Yutaka Nakano, Tamio Oki, Tessho Genada

MPAA Rating

Not Rated
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Review: The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)

The Mirror Has Two Faces

The Mirror Has Two Faces

Rating



Director

Barbra Streisand

Screenplay

Richard LaGravanese (Screenplay: Andre Cayatte, Gerard Oury)

Length

2h 6m

Starring

Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, George Segal, Mimi Rogers, Pierce Brosnan, Brenda Vaccaro Austin Pendleton, Elle Macpherson

MPAA Rating

PG-13
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Review: James and the Giant Peach (1996)

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

Rating



Director

Henry Selick

Screenplay

Karey Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Roberts, Steve Bloom (Book: Roald Dahl)

Length

1h 19m

Starring

Paul Terry, Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes, Pete Postlethwaite, Susan Sarandon, David Thewlis, Steven Culp

MPAA Rating

PG

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Review: 2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films (2021)

2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films

Rating

See Below

Director

Animated: Madeline Sharafian (Burrow), Adrien Merigeau (Genius Loci), Michael Govier, Will McCormack (If Anything Happens I Love You), Erick Oh (Opera), Gísli Darri Halldórsson (Yes-People); Live Action: Doug Roland (Feeling Through), Elvira Lind (The Letter Room), Farah Nabulsi (The Present), Travon Free, Martin Desmond Rose (Two Distant Strangers), Tomer Shushan (White Eye); Documentary: Anthony Giacchino (Colette), Kris Bowers, Ben Proudfoot (A Concerto Is a Conversation), Anders Hammer (Do Not Split), Skye Fitzgerald (Hunger Ward), and Sophia Nahli Allison (A Love Song for Latasha).

Screenplay

Animated: Madeline Sharafian (Burrow), Adrien Merigeau, Nicolas Pleskof (Genius Loci), Michael Govier, Will McCormack (If Anything Happens I Love You), None (Opera), Gísli Darri Halldórsson (Yes-People); Live Action: Doug Roland (Feeling Through), Elvira Lind (The Letter Room), Farah Nabulsi, Hind Shoufani (The Present), Travon Free (Two Distant Strangers), Tomer Shushan (White Eye); Documentary: Anthony Giacchino (Colette), Ben Proudfoot (A Concerto Is a Conversation), Joey Siu, Rocky S. Tuan (Do Not Split), None (Hunger Ward), and None (A Love Song for Latasha).

Length

Animated: 6m (Burrow), 16m (Genius Loci), 13m (If Anything Happens I Love You), 9m (Opera), 8m (Yes-People); Live Action: 18m (Feeling Through), 33m (The Letter Room), 24m (The Present), 32m (Two Distant Strangers), 20m (White Eye); Documentary: 24m (Colette), 13m (A Concerto Is a Conversation), 35m (Do Not Split), 40m (Hunger Ward), and 19m (A Love Song for Latasha).

Starring

Animated: None (Burrow), Nadia Moussa, Georgia Cusack, Jina Djemba (Genius Loci), None (If Anything Happens I Love You), None (Opera), Helga Braga Jónsdóttir, Jón Gnarr, Þorvaldur Davíð Kristjánsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Kristján Franklin Magnúss, Sigurður Sigurjónsson (Yes-People), Live Action: Steven Prescod, Robert Tarango, Francisco Burgos, Alestair Shu, Javier Rodriguez, Coffey, Jose Toro, Luis Antonio Aponte (Feeling Through), Oscar Isaac, Alia Shawkat, Brian Petsos, Tony Gillan, Michael Hernandez, Eilsen Galindo, John Douglas Thompson, Kenneth Heaton, Larry Smith, Guillermo Estrada, William Merrell (The Letter Room), Saleh Bakri, Mariam Kanj, Mariam Basha (The Present), Joey Bada$$, Andrew Howard, Zaria Simone, Mona Sishodia, Cameron Early, Jeremy Rivette, Trevor Morgan (Two Distant Strangers), Daniel Gad, Dawit Tekelaeb, Reut Akkerman, Amira Bushari, Gosha Demin, and Hameis El-Sheikh (White Eye).

MPAA Rating

N/A

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Review: That Thing You Do! (1996)

That Thing You Do!

That Thing You Do!

Rating



Director

Tom Hanks

Screenplay

Tom Hanks

Length

1h 48m

Starring

Tom Everett Scott, Liv Tyler, Johnathon Schaech, Steve Zahn, Ethan Embry, Tom Hanks, Charlize Theron, Obba Babatunde, Giovanni Ribisi, Chris Ellis, Alex Rocco, Bill Cobbs, Peter Scolari, Rita Wilson, Chris Isaak, Kevin Pollack, Robert Torti, Chaille Percival, Holmes Osborne Jr.

MPAA Rating

PG

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Review: Up Close and Personal (1996)

Up Close & Personal

Up Close & Personal

Rating



Director

Jon Avnet

Screenplay

Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne (Book: Alanna Nash)

Length

2h 4m

Starring

Robert Redford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stockard Channing, Joe Mantegna, Kate Nelligan, Glenn Plummer, James Reobhorn, Scott Bryce, Raymond Cruz, Dedee Pfeiffer, Miguel Sandoval, Noble Willingham, James Karen

MPAA Rating

PG-13

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