|Saving Private Ryan
||Saving Private Ryan
|Perhaps the finest film ever about World War II. The honor, hell,
brutality and heroric actions of American soldiers fifty years ago is inspiring,
terrifying and heart warming.
||Amazing film of World War II, staring Tom Hanks. The combat scenes
are brutally realistic and stay in your memory long after the film has
|Life Is Beautiful
||Shakespeare In Love
|An exceptional film filled with comedy that insulates a young boy from
reality in a concentration camp. Brilliant perfomance by Roberto
Benigini about the power of laughter to bolster the human spirit in the
face of Fascism and anti-Semitism.
||A fictional look at William Shakespeare as a young playwright, played
by doe-eyed Joseph Fiennes. Gwyneth Paltrow is spectacular as his
inspiration for Juliet. Funny, well-acted and wildly romantic.
|A Simple Plan
||A Simple Plan
|A powerful, tense and gripping story of the effect of four million
dollars found and retained by three friends.
||An intense, edge-of-your-seat drama. Terrifically well rounded
characters play a deadly game of theft, greed and murder.
||The Prince of Egypt
|Interesting special effects used to depict a city that is completely
changed each midnight by mutant characters that fly above the buildings.
Very much like an old radio mystery, it demands attention.
||Big, bold animated film that tells the story of Moses and the Ten Commandments.
Dramatic drawings and exciting action makes this classic an emotional winner.
||A Civil Action
|Cate Blanchett is flawless as Queen Elizabeth in the first year of
her Reign. Her youthful innocence quickly melts away and her brilliant
political skills and responsibility take over her life.
||Legal drama based on a Woburn, Mass. case. It depicts a cocky
attorney who immerses himself in a suit. Terrific acting by Robert
Duvall and John Travolta.
||The Mask Of Zorro
|John Travolta plays a presidental candidate with all his flaws, emotions
and commitments. Kathy Bates is at her best as a dedicated aid in
this unvarnished look at a political leader.
||Romance, swashbuckling heroics and excitement in a terrific adventure,
staring Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas.
|Meet Joe Black
|An opulent, stunning beautiful film that explores life and death which
is waiting in the wings in the presence of Brad Pitt. The twists
and turns on the stunning tapestry are mesmerizing and compelling.
||Intelligent thriller starring an international cast, headed by Robert
DeNiro. Complex plot and excellent action scenes keep the audience
interested every exciting minute.
|Shakespeare In Love
||One True Thing
|Gwyneth Paltrow is stunning as a secret fictional lover for a bumbling
Shakespeare. Their affair and the recreation of "Romeo and Juliet"
in a Globe like theater are spectacular.
||This drama explores a troubled family dealing with illness and responsibility.
Marvelous acting by Renee Zellweger, William Hurt and the irrepressible
||Meet Joe Black
|A chilling view of evil and its ability to seduce. Ian McKellen
is frightening as a Nazi war criminal who plays a psychological game with
a chilling brilliant student played by Brad Renfro.
||Romantic tearjerker based on 1934's "Death Takes A Holiday", Brad Pitt
and Anthony Hopkins are terrific as "Death" and his intended victim.
||Babe: Pig In The City
|The Disney studios continue to produce animated classics with warmth,
feeling and stunning energy. "Mulan" has it all.
||A host of talking animals take their show on the road to the big city.
Babe's sequel to his 1995 hit is a humorous, clever and magical.