Tag Archives: James Gandolfini

Marriage, Pimps, Drugs, Murder, the Mob: Who Says ‘TRUE ROMANCE’ Is Dead?

True Romance

Note: This article was written during the 2023 WGA and SGA-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, True Romance, being covered here, wouldn’t exist. When asked what my favorite romance film is I always gleefully respond, True Romance (1993). Before the grumbling begins, understand …

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You’ll Come Running Back: 25 Years of Gregory Hoblit’s ‘FALLEN’ (1998) – Retro Review

Fallen (1998)

I don’t think it’s out of line to characterize 1998’s Fallen as a bit of a hidden gem. Though it’s not a perfect film, I nevertheless find it to be effective and entertaining. Director Gregory Hoblit (Primal Fear 1996) is able to craft a lightly creepy atmosphere melding the genres of …

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