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Switchback (1997)

DIRECTOR:

Jeb Stuart

CAST:

Dennis Quaid, Danny Glover, Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ted Levine, William Fichtner, Leo Burmester

REVIEW:

Unlike most entries in the serial killer/thriller genre, Switchback moves at a leisurely pace, relying more on character development than jolts, but screenwriter Jeb Stuart’s (The Fugitive) directorial debut is a solid effort that sets itself apart from standards of the genre in some ways yet is a worthy entry among them. Continue reading

Gattaca (1997)

Affiches, posters et images de Bienvenue à Gattaca (1997)

DIRECTOR: Andrew Niccol

CAST: Ethan Hawke, Jude Law, Uma Thurman, Loren Dean, Alan Arkin, Gore Vidal, Ernest Borgnine, Xander Berkeley, Tony Shalhoub, Elias Koteas

REVIEW:

Gattaca, an impressive debut from first-time writer-director Andrew Niccol, is that rarest and most laudable of entries in the “sci-fi” genre: one that is actually seriously interested in exploring themes of societal inequality and the indomitability of the human spirit, wrapped up in an unconventional suspense thriller.

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