Harrison Ford has called the character of Allie Fox one of his favorite roles he’s ever played. This eccentric inventor takes his family away from Western Civilization in order to save them. As he tries to build a new home on the Mosquito Coast, his obsessions begin to endanger his family and everyone around him.
There are movies that come in and out of our lives, but sometimes there are films that can remind us, decades later, what it’s like to be a kid discovering certain truths about the world for the first time. Stand By Me is one such movie.
For most of my life, I haven’t liked Woody Allen. He gets on my nerves. Like a calmer, more neurotic Bobcat Goldthwait. Then I watched Hannah and Her Sisters, which I’ll admit I wasn’t excited about watching. Now I feel as though I need to give Woody Allen a second chance. If you enjoy a well-written story about relationships, give Hannah and Her Sisters a try.
You’ve got Bette Midler and Danny DeVito with a little Judge Reinhold thrown in for good measure… sorry, His Honor, Judge Reinhold. Are they ruthless enough to live up to the title? I’ll tell you what’s ruthless… whoever did the interior decorating on the mansion in his movie…