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One Christmas Eve (2014) (TV)
2 out of 8 people found the following review useful:
Bad but enjoyable thanks to Heche., 10 December 2014
5/10

The movie on itself is bad. The acting besides Heche is below average, and the writing is even worse. the interactions between characters were awkward and poorly executed. The movie is predictable, and it contains a lot of clichés. But this movies does what it was designed to do. It don't require a lot of brain power, but is enjoying to watch.

The only good thing about the movie, is that Anne Heche is starring in it. Although this is an another way beneath her talents role for Heche. Heche on her own saves the movie. Thanks to her the movie is entertaining.

Not a complete waste of time, if you don't take it to seriously,you will enjoy this.

Gracie's Choice (2004) (TV)
Not that great movie boosted by an excellent performance by Anne Heche, 29 April 2014
6/10

Based on a true story that is nothing new in a movie. This movie was just a typical American made for TV "tearjerker". You can see that it is a small budget movie.

The movie is most of the time slow-paced and the script is so-so, but Heche and Bell make the movie with their acting. Two lesser actors would have reduced it to a hack piece of garbage.

Kristen Bell does an descent job in this movie. So does Dianne Laid. But Anne Heche steals the show with her truly outstanding performance as the dysfunctional mother who neglects her children to lead a most disgusting life in pursuit of a good time.

If you are not a fan of drama, Anne Heche's performance is the only reason to invest time in watching "Gracie's Choice"

0 out of 3 people found the following review useful:
Below average sit-com, 3 February 2014
3/10

Michael J. Fox has a sympathy factor, but is uneasy to watch. The show has furthermore an another way beneath her talents (guest) role for Anne Heche. The rest of the cast are not in her league and fits the mediocrity of writing. The editing is even worse. No real story development or what so ever.

The show got a little better after a few episodes. Still the jokes are overdone and the same over and over again.

The show is overall not funny and boring. Maybe a must-watch for Michael J. Fox's fans, but don't be too surprised if it's a negative one. Not to recommend.

Fatal Desire (2006) (TV)
2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Damn good for a made-for-TV movie..., 28 November 2013
7/10

Tanya Sullivan (Anne Heche) meets over Internet a great gay, casino employee Joe Donnely (Eric Roberts), an ex cop -made to resign after testifying truthfully against the PD- and divorced father. After months of hot mail, Tanya flies a first time to Atlantic City and they start to having an affair........

Eric Roberts does a decent job in this movie. In this movie he shows that he can act. still he is played away by Heche. No one can play an uneducated, low class, skanky and manipulative slut better than Anne Heche. Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction was kids-play compared by this performance of Heche.

The Movie is slow-paced in the beginning and the script is so-so...but Heche and Roberts make the movie with their acting. Two lesser actors would have reduced it to a hack piece of garbage.

"Save Me" (2013)
Better than the average sit-com., 2 November 2013
6/10

Beth gets a second chance at life, family, and friends after she accidentally chokes on a sandwich. God has intervened and helped this misguided, alcoholic, joke of the neighborhood, become the person she has always wished she was.

As someone who has nothing up with religion, I was skeptical to watch this Series. The mainly reason to watch it, was for Anne Heche. This is however not a pro- or anti-religious show. The show dares to bring God into the storyline, but with a contemporary approach. The moral and ethical messages are funny and light carried out.

Heche shows her outstanding comedic timing and facial mimic in this Show. She makes an unlikely character touchy and believable. The rest of the cast are not in her league, but the acting is more than decent.

Especially the first 3-4 episode are funny and well written from then on the director is rushing through the story and the show gets less enjoyable. The show is fast paced and the format of 20- 25 minutes suits it well. This comedy is different but better than the average sit-com.

Spread (2009)
1 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
Anne Heche the only reason to go and watch this movie., 31 October 2013
5/10

This movie as labeled as a sex-Comedy. But is not really a comedy, nor a porn movie. It's more like a drama. There's plenty of gratuitous nudity and sex to go around until the second half of the film which switched gears and the movie turned into a sappy romantic Drama.

The movie is original, but has a lightweight story with little on the side of character development , amidst some hot sex scenes.

With the exception of Anne Heche's performance, the acting was completely stiff and devoid of any emotion and expresions. The only real acting came from Heche. Unfortunately, this movie is all about Ashton Kutcher. Kutcher drags down the entire proceedings. He did his best as the lead role of Nikki, but this movie shows, that Ashton Kutcher is just not a very good actor.The acting gets worse in the second half when Heche disappears for Margarita Levieva, who take over the female lead with even worse acting than Kutcher.

Anne Heche great performance is the only reason to go and watch this movie.

Volcano (1997)
enjoyable disaster itself!, 23 October 2013
5/10

An officer of the rescue organization (Jones) and geologist Dr. Amy Barnes (Heche) teams up trying to combat a roaring volcano in Los Angeles......

The ingredients were there (Volcano, Jones and Heche) for a great movie, The first 30-40 minutes are pretty okay but after 40 minutes the movie turn so bad it could make you laugh or cry....

The characters were paper-thin. The plot was chock full of holes. Poorly written and embarrassing moral moments pulls together. Underground rivers of lava that seem to appear & then disappear just as quick. Various people standing inches from a river of lava yet not being affected by the heat. One simple blockade at the end of a street will stop the flowing lava. And it goes on and on.... The cast go through the motions with some terrible dialogue & ridiculous set-pieces to contend with.

Jones and Heche did very well with what they have been giving, unfortunately they we're giving crap. Jones and Heche deserves better than this.

The script here is total nonsense and is not based in reality at all. But the movie does entertain.

Volcano is a bit of a disaster in both senses, it is a disaster themed film that ended up in an entertaining disaster of itself. Stop you're brain working and you will enjoy this....

Girls in Prison (1994) (TV)
3 out of 4 people found the following review useful:
Outside Heche the movie is really bad, 22 October 2013
4/10

Sweet young songtress Aggie (Missy Crider) gets sent to a harsh women's prison after being found guilty of a murder she didn't commit……

Most of the laughs in the film are unintentional rather than written. Parts of this movie (especially the truly unbelievable climax) defy belief.

Some parts simply make no sense at all. It looks like this movie had no script, the actresses were told just to use whatever dialog they could think of.

The only scenes with quality in dialog, comes from Anne Heche. It looks like they were more her idea rather than scripted or directed. Heche is great as the bad girl and is the only one, who knows what she's doing. The lack of acting from the rest of the cast are sometimes good for a big laugh.

The movie has two graphic shower scenes. Although poorly filmed, the girls are nice to look at (Heche bares her gorgeous breasts).

Outside Heche the movie is really bad... and not to recommend....

Psycho (1960)
2 out of 8 people found the following review useful:
It isn't as good as its reputation..., 16 October 2013
5/10

Marion Crane steals $400,000 from her boss, she runs away and on the road she stays in the small Bates Motel, owned by psycho Norman Bates….. I have watched this week both the original 1960 and the 1998 remake for the first time.

This movie is overrated. Anthony Perkins did a great job, but the rest of the characters were horribly acted.

The story is good, audio line matches harmoniously. But the movie is very slow… It could have used some pace. Even Considering it was made in 1960.

It isn't as good as its reputation. Psycho surely builds the base of horror movies, but certainly it's not the best one. The remake is slightly better (much better acting especially from Heche compared with Janet Leigh), so if you haven't watch both, i would recommend the latter....

Psycho (1998)
1 out of 4 people found the following review useful:
Better than the original..., 16 October 2013
7/10

Marion Crane steals $400,000 from her boss, she runs away and on the road she stays in the small Bates Motel, owned by psycho Norman Bates…..

I have watched this week both the original 1960 and the 1998 remake for the first time.

The original psycho is overrated. The remake is stuck to the original ideas but add some surrealistic colour and own interpretations. Anthony Perkins did a great job, but the rest of the characters were horribly acted. The remake had a great cast. The actors create different characters ,even using the same lines, and bring more depth to their roles, particularly Anne Heche.

The remake has improved acting, the score in digital sound and more realistic sound effects. The movie is still a little too slow… It could have used some pace.

The original is a pretty fine movie (since it was made in 1960), the remake is slightly better, with a few more adjustments it could have been a masterpiece….


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