Cop Land – Review

October 1, 1997

Writer/director James Mangold obviously didn’t want to take any chances, so not only is Stallone’s Freddy Heflin, the sheriff of a small New Jersey town populated by crooked New York cops, a badge-wearing slug, but he’s also deaf in one ear.

The Fan – Review

October 1, 1996

The Fan is typical big-budget, glossy, action/suspense given a little extra grit beneath the polish by a top-flight cast and crew.

The King of Comedy – Review

August 1, 1996

Rupert Pupkin is a lonely would-be stand-up comic, one of the millions in the Big Apple, who feeds off the fame of others and the bright lights that elude him.

Heat – Review

August 1, 1996

Combining a great director’s flair with his actors’ wits in an action flick that is actually Zen material, as are the ghosts that roam through man’s passions.

Taxi Driver – Review

April 1, 1996

For the last twenty years, Taxi Driver has stood on its own in some dark corner, beckoning for another film to stand up to it. It’s still waiting.

Heat – Review

February 1, 1996

Michael Mann has always given us “just good enough” films. This time around it is a well-made American movie. DeNiro and Pacino on the screen together.