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Fight Club 15 Oct 99

Good performances, great cinematography and design and clever writing can't save this inventive film from itself -- more specifically, a storytelling decision about two thirds in that, to some of my friends, creates a magnificently deep and meaningful experience. However, I thought that after some seriously anarchistic thinking, it wrote itself into a corner and couldn't think of a way out. It is not, however, bad studio product devoid of intelligence and creativity like so much else out there. I was disappointed, but I can live with a bad creative decision in what is a very personal, passionate, energetic vision. Just as long as I don't have to see 'Story of Us' ever again. B-

I can remember a time when where we went to the movies was just as important as the movies we went to see .... From the moment moviegoers arrived to buy their tickets, there was a sense of something special, a feeling that to step inside was to enter another time and place. - Gene Kelly