Matthew J. Curry

Basketball Preview: Freshmen provide quickness and depth for GW

The key word for this year’s crop of rookies on the GW women’s basketball team is versatility. Freshmen Lindsey Davidson, Erica Lawrence, and Cathy Joens will all contribute in a variety of ways this season. Lawrence’s statistics from high school certainly promise excitement for GW this season. She averaged 16.5 points and 9.9 rebounds in […]

Playing the heart strings

3 Hatchets When you think of Wes Craven, the director of the original Nightmare on Elm Street and the Scream franchise, images of bloody knives, screaming teenagers in peril and scary killers in masks pop into your head. With his latest venture, Craven takes a new path. He is the director of Music of the […]

Body Shots leaves nothing for the audience to enjoy

Body Shots (New Line Cinema) is a mess. Throw together eight twentysomething actors with modest talent, write a script that goes and hope that the good looks of the lead actors will draw in teens – that’s Body Shots. The film is divided into three different sections – foreplay, good sex, bad sex and afterplay. […]

The Limey proves to be mediocre with flaws and high points

3 hatchets Everything in The Limey (Artisan Entertainment) is presented up-front. There are no surprises. You get exactly what you think you’re going to get. Using a tight, bare-bones script and an excellent score, Steven Soderbergh (Out of Sight) directs the tale of a man with one name, Wilson (Terrence Stamp, Bowfinger). Wilson is out […]

Fonda takes new path with role in The Limey

Peter Fonda is not a satisfied man, despite the critical and popular success of a career spanning more than three decades. He does not want to be judged by his past roles alone, and he is not willing to state that his best may be behind him. “I can’t stand the idea of retirement,” Fonda […]

Three Kings surprises audiences with powerful plot

5 hatchets Three Kings(Warner Bros.) is easily one of the best movies of the year. Filled with indelible images and written in a colloquial manner, the film could be a major contender when the Oscars roll around in March. Starring a one-time television actor and two rappers turned movie stars, it is easy to see […]

Soccer wins match

The GW women’s soccer team started its 1999 Atlantic 10 season just the way they ended last year’s. Unfortunately, the same thing could not be said for the men’s team. The Colonial women (1-8, 1-0 A-10) won the first half of the Virginia Tech doubleheader, ending the program’s worst-ever losing streak at eight games, but […]

Fall Sports Preview: GW striking while the iron is hot

The beginning of the Atlantic 10 season for the 1999 GW women’s soccer team can be looked upon as the silver lining behind the gray cloud of what has happened already this season. After an 0-8 record outside of the conference to begin the year, GW hopes it can repeat last year’s strong A-10 finish, […]