actor: Janeane Garofalo

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Years ago I saw a film entitled “Das Boot,” about the inhabitants of a German U-boat during WWII. All of a sudden, I found myself hoping they would escape detection from the “enemy.” I realized then the power of this medium. A filmmaker can easily control the viewer’s perspective. And [...]

Mystery Men

August 6, 1999

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Loosely based on the Dark Horse comic, it's not exactly a brain teaser, but there are many funny moments as our unskilled heroes attempt to rescue the town's main crime stopper, Captain Amazing. The comedy ranges from slapstick to droll cynicism. Despite the Spleen's gift for powerful flatulence, [...]