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Review: 'Suspect'

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Art imitates art - and not very well - in Peter Yates' gimmicky suspense drama sabotaged by a flimsy script full of cliches. Dennis Quaid valiantly struggles to breathe life into the matter, but…

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Review: 'Roxanne'

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As a reworking of Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac, the only reason to see the film is for a few bits of inspired nonsense by Steve Martin as the nosey lover. Written by Martin to suit his…

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Review: 'Over the Top'

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Sylvester Stallone muscles his way to the top of the heap in a beefy world of armwrestling in Over the Top. Routinely made in every respect, melodrama [from a story by Gary Conway and David C…

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Review: 'Nadine'

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Nadine is an innocuous souffle from writer-director Robert Benton so lightweight that in the end one can't help wondering where the film is. Set in Austin in 1954, Benton tries to get by on Texas…

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Review: 'Made in Heaven'

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A gentle comedy which could have been integrated in the romantic fantasy genre along with classics such as Angel on My Shoulder and Here Comes Mr. Jordan, the script obviously held material that was…

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