Peter Brunette

Agrees with the Tomatometer 76% of the time.

Listing Of All Reviews & Articles

Showing 51 - 100 of 114
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
90% In the Mood for Love (2001) " A sublime tone poem that shows what cinema is capable of when it tries to do more than just tell a story. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Feb 1, 2001
86% Faithless (2001) " It makes us realize, suddenly, and with immense regret, what the rest of contemporary cinema so sorely lacks. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 25, 2001
73% Before Night Falls (2001) " One of the best films I've seen all year. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Dec 21, 2000
81% Pollock (2000) " It's almost like Pollock has come back from the dead and that we're watching a recently made documentary instead of a fiction film. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Dec 14, 2000
40% Proof of Life (2000) " [A] flat and thoroughly predictable piece of filmmaking. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Dec 7, 2000
97% Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001) " A terrific movie. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Dec 7, 2000
88% Titanic (1997) " The disaster is definitely worth the wait. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
68% Marius and Jeannette (2006) " All in all, it's a very sweet, quiet, ultra-laidback movie, but it may ultimately be just too quiet for Americans, on whom the in-jokes and local flavor will be lost. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
63% Saving Grace (2000) " Saving Grace has a charm that keeps you involved throughout. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
62% Arlington Road (1999) " An imaginative action film! " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94% Central Station (Central do Brasil) (1998) " its blatantly manipulative pairing of an adorable young boy and a selfish, honesty-challenged older woman ... so calculating that I could never get emotionally involved. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
87% Liberty Heights (1999) " Delivers the emotional goods. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
98% All About My Mother (1999) " Nothing short of a triumph. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
67% American Psycho (2000) " Harron's adaptation of Ellis's novel is brilliant, probably better than the book itself. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
43% The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) " Redford should have spent more time thinking about his characters than about the meaning of it all. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
57% Dr. T and the Women (2000) " On the surface, Altman's film is clearly meant as a paean to the variety and emotional fecundity of women, but scratch the surface, and you realize that underneath, it's not so pretty. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
6/10 41% The Ninth Gate (1999) " Compulsively watchable. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
48% The Way of the Gun (2000) " True to the film's title, the gun, in all its many, many forms is exalted to the point of becoming a religious icon, flashing forth in the always stylized but numbingly boring shoot-outs that seem to occupy more than half the film's length. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
88% American Beauty (1999) " Hilarious, slightly sick, and super-edgy. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
85% Billy Elliot (2000) " Billy Elliot is a feel-good movie that you don't have to feel bad about feeling good about. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
20% Jack Frost (1998) " Let it melt! " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
56% Mumford (1999) " It's witty, entertaining, often funny as hell and even, at times, surprisingly wise about the human condition. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% The Sweet Hereafter (1997) " a new moral urgency seems to invigorate this film " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
74% Dark City (1998) " Dark City ... contains more philosophical and cinematic ideas in ten minutes than the last ten films I've seen put together. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
78% Requiem for a Dream (2000) " This is like no other film you've ever seen. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
55% Hamlet (2000) " Ultimately, I don't think that Michael Almereyda's modern-day adaptation of Hamlet really works, but it's a lot of fun along the way. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
74% Eyes Wide Shut (1999) " It's the most brilliant, most glamorous, yet subtlest movie about sexual desire and sexual jealousy. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
93% The Limey (1999) " Exciting! " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
71% The Cider House Rules (1999) " Perceived as too soft by some and too weird and kinky by even more. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
93% Run Lola Run (1999) " In fact, it turns out, not surprisingly, that it is boring to watch someone run for 87 minutes... " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
19% Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999) " Even a fantasy, whoever it's for, has to have a plot that minimally makes sense, characters that make decisions based on coherent personalities, and a consistent tone. Unfortunately, Teaching Mrs. Tingle lacks all three. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
28% The Story of Us (1999) " Sloppy. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
52% The Muse (1999) " It's imaginative enough to provide a reliable, pleasurable stream of chuckles and midsized laughs. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
92% A Bug's Life (1998) " Entertaining and Enchanting! " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
37% Psycho (1998) " So much of Van Sant's 'new' version of the classic remains the same that you sit there shaking your head, mumbling, why, oh, why? " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
36% Rules of Engagement (2000) " Nothing can redeem this film's deep immorality. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
16% The Art of War (2000) " I'm happy to report that while it's deeply flawed, it's not by any means a bad film. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% The Straight Story (1999) " In short, Lynch as Republican. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
68% Dancer in the Dark (2000) " This is a film like no other this year, and on that grounds alone you should see it. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
83% There's Something About Mary (1998) " This reprehensible and deeply unfunny film is obviously critic-proof. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
85% The Sixth Sense (1999) " Of the big studio films released this summer, it's hands-down the best! " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
47% Immortality (2000) " Raises the most profound issues about the difference between humans and animals, good and evil, truth and lies. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 52% Angela's Ashes (1999) " I'm sure the producers of Angela's Ashes meant well, but they got the wrong guy to direct it. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
64% Ride With the Devil (1999) " Ang Lee is amazing. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
64% The Yards (2000) " The film's intense realism has a transcendent quality that makes it feel -- dare I say it? -- almost Shakespearean in the depth and scope of its commentary on the human condition. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
86% Hilary and Jackie (1998) " The acting by Emily Watson and Rachel Griffiths, playing Jackie and Hilary, respectively, as adults, is first-rate. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95% You Can Count On Me (2000) " Thoroughly modest in its means and ambition, You Can Count on Me is one of the best pictures I've seen all year. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
93% Saving Private Ryan (1998) " A flawed but masterful film. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
92% Princess Mononoke (1999) " It's big and breathtaking, and it knows how to use music and silence in enthralling ways that make the characters in our animated films seem like empty-headed chatterboxes. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
92% Shakespeare in Love (1998) " Occasionally profound and frequently hilarious! " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
17% Wild Wild West (1999) " Wild Wild West is hardly flawless, but it's lots of fun nevertheless. " ‐ Film.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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