29 Days of Romance, Review #21: Notting Hill (1999)

29 Days of Romance, Review #21: Notting Hill (1999)

Directed by: Roger Mitchell. Starring: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Rhys Ifans.  Runtime: 2h, 4 min. Released: May 28, 1999. Man, I totally love Notting Hill. Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) is the biggest movie star in the world and visits Notting Hill, a small district in West London, where she walks into a travel bookshop owned [...]

eXistenZ (1999)

eXistenZ (1999)

Directed by: David Cronenberg. Starring: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm. Runtime: 1h 37 min. Released: April 23, 1999. I’ll start off by saying I did not fully understand “eXistenZ.” Basically, Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is premiering this virtual reality video game called eXistenZ (roll credits) that’s a huge deal but then the [...]

The Green Mile (1999)

The Green Mile Release Date: December 10, 1999 Director: Frank Darabont Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse Runtime: 189 min Tagline: Miracles do happen Did you know? Originally set in 1932, the timeframe was bumped to 1935 so the movie Top Hat could be featured. The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one [...]

The Blair Witch Project – A film review by Daniel Prinn – Not as scary as I thought it’d be..

The Blair Witch Project Release Date: July 30, 1999 Director(s): Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez Stars: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard Runtime: 81 min Tagline: Scary as hell.    A low-budget horror flick penned by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez, which isn’t as scary as it seemed to present itself as. Three film students (Heather [...]

American Beauty – A film review by Daniel Prinn

American Beauty Release Date: October 1, 1999 Director: Sam Mendes Stars: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch Runtime: 122 min Tagline: … look closer.  American Beauty is a depressing, but beautiful, insightful and profound look at the life of a dysfunctional suburban family; making it one of the greatest films of the 90s and 1999 (It’s [...]

Film review: American Pie. The great comedy that launched a pretty decent teen comedy franchise in 1999.

Film review: American Pie. The great comedy that launched a pretty decent teen comedy franchise in 1999.

 American Pie Release Date: July 9, 1999 Director: Paul Weitz Stars: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Alyson Hannigan Runtime: 95 min Tagline: Boy gets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets pie.  It's a pretty funny coming of age comedy. Four high school boys enter a pact to lose their virginity by the end of prom night. Jim is the main guy [...]