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1999 Stories by Bill Gallo

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  • A Quality Year

    published December 29, 1999

    In Albert Brooks' summer comedy The Muse, a ravishing daughter of Zeus -- in the person of Sharon Stone -- gives a burned-out Hollywood... More >>

  • Northern Lights

    published September 29, 1999

    The premise is preposterous, the final score inevitable, and the record reading on the feel-good-ometer is totally predictable. But Mystery,... More >>

  • Mr. America

    published September 22, 1999

    Have you heard? The only tools a nice fellow needs to repair the damaged psyches of an entire town are a guilty conscience and a dash of insight.... More >>

  • The Way We Live Now

    published September 15, 1999

    Grown-ups, take heart. Even if you misspent your summer at the movies pigging out on reheated space adventure, slob humor, and stubborn, old... More >>

  • Hard Times

    published September 1, 1999

    When last we encountered Peter and Bobby Farrelly, they were pelting movie houses with industrial-strength jokes about retarded kids, lost semen,... More >>

  • New Rules

    published August 18, 1999

    Teaching Mrs. Tingle Written and directed by Kevin Williamson. Starring Helen Mirren, Katie Holmes, Barry Watson, and Marisa Coughlan.... More >>

  • Spite in the Heartland

    published July 21, 1999

    Drop Dead Gorgeous Directed by Michael Patrick Jann, from a screenplay by Lona Williams. Starring Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen... More >>

  • That Summer of '77

    published June 30, 1999

    Summer of Sam Directed by Spike Lee. Screenplay by Victor Colicchio, Michael Imperioli, and Spike Lee. Starring John Leguizamo, Mira... More >>

  • Get Me Outta Here

    published June 16, 1999

    Desert Blue Written and directed by Morgan J. Freeman. Starring Brendan Sexton III, Kate Hudson, Christina Ricci, and John Heard. Opens... More >>

  • High School Unhinged

    published May 5, 1999

    Election Directed by Alexander Payne. Screenplay by Payne and Jim Taylor, from a novel by Tom Perrotta. Starring Matthew Broderick,... More >>

  • The Ultimate Illusion

    published March 31, 1999

    The Matrix Written and directed by Andy and Larry Wachowski. Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Hugo Weaving.... More >>

  • The Mobster and the Shrink

    published March 3, 1999

    Analyze This! Directed by Harold Ramis. Written by Ramis, Peter Tolan, and Kenneth Lonergan. Starring Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa... More >>

  • How Strange Fruit Got Its Groove Back

    published January 27, 1999

    Still Crazy Directed by Brian Gibson. Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Starring Stephen Rea, Jimmy Nail, Juliet Aubrey, Bill... More >>

  • You'll Laugh! You'll Cry!

    published January 20, 1999

    The Theory of Flight Directed by Paul Greengrass. Written by Richard Hawkins. Starring Helena Bonham Carter and Kenneth Branagh. Opens... More >>

  • Love for Sale

    published January 20, 1999

    Playing by Heart Directed and written by Willard Carroll. Starring Angelina Jolie, Ellen Burstyn, Dennis Quaid, Gena Rowlands, Sean... More >>

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