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Supernova

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Supernova

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
91 minutes
performer:
Angela Bassett, James Spader, Peter Facinelli, Robert Forster, Lou Diamond Phillips, Robin Tunney, Wilson Cruz
director:
Walter Hill
author:
David C. Wilson
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, ActionAdventure, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a D

Just how bad is the spineless $60 million space-wreck Supernova? So bad that the guy who directed Brewster’s Millions — Walter Hill — took his name off. Spader tries out his newly buff bod and gravelly hero voice as the captain of a medical vessel that rescues a sinister scavenger (Peter Facinelli) with a rage-on for the good doctor Bassett. The upshot of this unreleased R-rated cut is that now, Robin Tunney’s breasts get more screen time than Robert Forster. D

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