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1998 Stories by Jean Oppenheimer

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  • Reign Check

    published November 19, 1998

    Even students of English history may have trouble sorting out the palace intrigues and intragovernmental conspiracies that fill Elizabeth, the... More >>

  • Hearts of Darkness

    published October 22, 1998

    A riveting but darkly disturbing thriller, Apt Pupil isn't easy to sit through. The subject matter itself proves deeply unsettling, while two... More >>

  • The Fickle Finger of Filmic Fate

    published August 27, 1998

    The idea of destiny -- especially the notion that two people are fated to meet and fall in love -- is a load of crap, but a surprising number of... More >>

  • For Better or For Worse

    published August 13, 1998

    Theresa Connelly's feature directorial debut, Polish Wedding, is a complete misfire. What is meant to be a somewhat farcical -- but also fairy... More >>

  • The Girl Most Likely

    published August 6, 1998

    Judging by the number of uninspired and derivative films we see these days, creating something truly fresh and imaginative on screen is more... More >>

  • Twice as Nice

    published July 30, 1998

    Walt Disney Pictures has a smart and highly profitable business strategy: Rerelease the studio's proven hits every seven years or so, thereby... More >>

  • Cat's Cradle

    published July 9, 1998

    The winds that sweep across the Sahara kick up ferocious sandstorms. Dunes change shape by the hour, flying particles blind the eye, and all sense... More >>

  • Past Perfect, Present Flawed

    published June 11, 1998

    Rule number one: When crafting a thriller, make sure the audience can relate to, identify with, or empathize with at least one of the characters.... More >>

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