Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on every movie I've ever seen.

The Big Squeeze (1996)

Directed by Marcus DeLeon

Starring Lara Flynn Boyle, Danny Nucci, Peter Dobson, Luca Bercovici


Silly. Nothing significant happens. The same music throughout, and while it isn’t bad, it gets annoying. Reminded me a lot of Get Shorty. Same hustler character, same kind of whimsical direction. The main character could have been really cool if they got a star actor in the role and gave it an edge or a little flavor. The scene where Brady Anderson catches the ball and looks at the stadium in awe is just ridiculous.

I like movies that have a bit extra at the end. Sometimes it can be really neat, like you’re getting more for your money. But here it was just stupid.

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