Here are my last movie reviews of the term.
A rich man's son gets kidnapped, but after a failed attempt to pay the
ransom, the father instead decides to offer the money as a reward for
turning in the kidnapper. Mel Gibson stars as the father and shows
some excellent emotions at times, while not so good at others. The
mother is played by Rene Russo, who is a favourite of mine, but doesn't
give that great of a performance in this movie. Overall, the movie was
quite predictable, although an interesting concept. The movie projector
breaking down for a couple minutes toward the end of the film probably
didn't help, but even ignoring that, you might as well wait for
Ransom to come out on video.
Star Trek: First Contact
Even those who aren't Star Trek fans would appreciate the special
effects in First Contact, although some of the subtle
references may not be understood. There's exciting action from
start to finish, as the Borg travel back in time in an attempt to
assimilate the human race by preventing it from making its first
warp journey and establishing contact with other intelligent species.
A highlight of the movie was the humour and the interactions among
the characters. Definitely worth seeing.
Warren ``The Movie Milkman'' Hagey
© 1996 mathNEWS