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A tribute to the late director Edward Dmytryk.
— Louis Black, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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Slice Of Fun [3]
The cast of "American Pie" discusses the smartest teen comedy since "Fast Times at Ridgemont High."
— Ray Pride, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 
American Pie [4]
What hath Porky's wrought?
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Summer Sizzler [5]
While "Summer of Sam" is probably Spike Lee's best film since "Do The Right Thing," its maturity and difference from his earlier work may signify that his best is yet to come.
— James Digiovanna, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Guns and Poses [6]
There's less to "Wild Wild West" than meets the eye, and too much for "Summer of Sam."
— Susan Ellis, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Besieged [7]
Bernardo Bertolucci rediscovers his footing: Besieged is something like his last tango in Roma.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
The Swindle [8]
One of the masters of the psychological double-cross, Claude Chabrol struts his stuff in The Swindle.
— Russell Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
The Loss of Sexual Innocence [9]
Artistic self-indulgence mars the new film by the director of "Leaving Las Vegas."
— Russell Smith, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Jungle Fever [10]
"Tarzan" accomodates '90s themes perfectly; a mild "Wild Wild West;" the MPAA should give "Get Real" another look.
— Donna Bowman, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

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TV Eye [11]
Buffy fans finally get to see that postponed finale.
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 


Volume III, Issue 3
July 12 - July 19, 1999  
 
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

A merican Pie" is deeply vulgar, yet filled with witty dips and turns, as well as much straight-on profanity and slang, and there are moments where it's the smartest teenage comedy since "Fast Times at Ridgemont High."

Taking a stab at praising WB's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," which finally wraps up its season this week after a delay in airing the last episode.

An appreciation of the work of controversial director Edward Dmytryk, who died earlier this month.

Also, more reviews of "Summer of Sam" and "Wild Wild West," new looks at "Besieged" and "The Swindle," and more.



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