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THE NET

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The Net

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
performer:
Sandra Bullock, Dennis Miller, Jeremy Northam
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Drama

We gave it a B

THE NET Sandra Bullock, Dennis Miller (1995, Columbia TriStar, PG-13, priced for rental) Computer technology may have made startling strides, but as evidenced by The Net, action movies about it boast the same vintage components. When the star is the likable Bullock, caught in a web of software crime, who needs new? And ancient VCR technology will do just Þne too, allowing us to savor once more the sort of swift (if humorless) flick most folks will consider an ideal evening’s entertainment. That it is also a Big Brother cautionary tale with a feminist bent that still manages to put its heroine into a bikini could be considered another bonus for the hopelessly old-fashioned. B