Sunday, August 28, 2005

Quicksand(1947) - Mickey Rooney is a mechanic that makes a series of bad moves trying to impress a female- nothing works out the way he intended them to-pretty basic flick- the best stuff is the confrontations between Rooney and Peter Lorre as a jealous penny arcade owner.
C

Sahara - bigscreen adaptation of a Clive Cussler novel starring Matthew McCongahey as Dirk Pitt & Steve Zahn as the Steve Zhan character with Penelope Cruz as the dowdy(not really-but she is not my cup of tea) altrutistic doctor person.Some decent action sequences and a typical bad guy is killing the ecosystem plot plus a little treasure hunting. C-

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