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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 71%

Invincible (2006)

"The material is OK -- not great. And Wahlberg's as flat as a Philly cheesesteak run over by US Steel truck ..."

Posted Aug 24, 2006

Michael Clawson

2 68%

World Trade Center (2006)

"World Trade Center is a film of hope set within a hopeless day. Stone treats it with sincere reverence ..."

Posted Aug 8, 2006

Michael Clawson

3 72%

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

"Just like NASCAR ... dumb as a post ..."

Posted Aug 8, 2006

Michael Clawson

4 76%

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (2005)

"Aslan = Jesus. Now you don't have to buy a ticket."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

5 55%

Glory Road (2006)

"History wins in by-the-numbers sports flick ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

6 76%

Match Point (2005)

"Game, set, match ... Allen wins with slow-moving English drama ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

7 67%

Mrs. Henderson Presents (2006)

"The breast movie of the year ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

8 50%

The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

"The Hills Have Eyes involves one basic premise: freaks with very rusty weapons eviscerating, disemboweling and decapitating stupid travelers lost somewhere between Point A and B ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

9 86%

Inside Man (2006)

"Bankers gone wild ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

10 35%

The Lake House (2006)

"Phantom mail ... a postal carrier's worst nightmare ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

11 86%

Slither (2006)

"Here's a review that not only benefits from, but requires, words like giant squid, festering blob and tummy tentacles."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

12 91%

United 93 (2006)

"With United 93, abandon your hope at the theater door. You know the ending, and it is no happy one ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

13 70%

Mission: Impossible III (2006)

"Suri's daddy elevates Impossible franchise ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

14 33%

Poseidon (2006)

"Poseidon re-introduces the disaster-movie genre to theaters, and they greet each other with a big, sloppy kiss ... "

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

15 25%

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

"The movie version is so faithful to Dan Brown's hit book it should come with a dust jacket ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

16 32%

Click (2006)

"Click is basically It's a Wonderful Life with punching, farting, dog-on-duck intercourse and sex jokes ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

17 21%

You, Me and Dupree (2006)

"Low IQs plague otherwise funny Wilson vehicle ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

18 58%

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

"Let's hope this really is the last stand ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

19 76%

Superman Returns (2006)

"Super return for Superman ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

20 54%

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

"Ahoy, no ending off the port bow."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

21 24%

Lady in the Water (2006)

"The M stands for "miserable" ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

22 47%

Miami Vice (2006)

"More Vice City than Miami Vice: Mann's new thriller makes for sweet, sweet action ..."

Posted Jul 27, 2006

Michael Clawson

23 55%

16 Blocks (2006)

"Rock music puts emphasis on the beat, jazz puts emphasis off the beat. 16 Blocks is jazz music: It's an action film, but its high points can be found in the punctuation, in the quiet moments between chases or shootouts."

Posted Mar 2, 2006

Michael Clawson

24 19%

Firewall (2006)

"Firewall overdraws account, bounces checks and hits the max on its credit card ... who knew debt could be this fun?"

Posted Feb 8, 2006

Michael Clawson

25 9%

When a Stranger Calls (2006)

"I used my minutes for this."

Posted Feb 6, 2006

Michael Clawson

26 46%

The Presidio (1988)

"Good thriller, but it suffers from '80s virus called the Mopes - it stutters on long, arduous sessions of depression while going absolutely nowhere."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

27 35%

Big Top Pee-Wee (1988)

"Fun for children, embarrassing for adults, especially now knowing Pee-Wee's illegal indulgences."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

28 0%

Beethoven's 4th (2001)

"Sad tale of floundering careers. Poor Judge Reinhold - he must hate himself."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

29 92%

Gia (1997)

"Teasing, but hard-to-watch, biography of a famed model struck down by '80s extravagance. NOTE: Angelina Jolie gets naked ... a lot. Hooray!"

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

30 25%

Tom and Huck (1995)

"Long, tirelessly epic tale of TeenBeat cover boys. Little girls scream, critics fall asleep."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

31 30%

Men At Work (1990)

"At times fun, at others too smart for it's own good. It's big flaw: the long, drawn-out ending."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

32 53%

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

"Intersting, insightful histo-drama with Newman doing his job above and beyond what is called for."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

33 52%

Mighty Joe Young (1998)

"King Kong has never looked so ... drowsy. Sleepy, boring tale of kind-hearted gorilla gets old real quick, but with Charlize Theron though, Disney proves men can have dirty thoughts while their children are entertained. Hooray Charlize!"

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

34 97%

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

"Not Marilyn's finest, but decent and memorable."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

35 12%

Steel (1997)

"This fil"

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

36 36%

Johnny Suede (1991)

"Super odd indie flick with the worst movie hairdo ever, until Bill Murray did Kingpin."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

37 ——

Deli (1997)

"This movie tells us to beware of rappers in cinema. Thanks for the warning, Ice-T."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

38 44%

Harry and the Hendersons (1987)

"Fun, one-of-a-kind, and sometimes scary, adventure/comedy with the always-delightful, John Lithgow."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

39 74%

Signs (2002)

"Signs is deliberate and shocking from its sweeping exterior to its raw, emotional interior. Orson Welles would be proud."

Posted Aug 1, 2002

Michael Clawson

40 60%

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

"With or without ballast tanks, K-19 sinks to a Harrison Ford low."

Posted Jul 23, 2002

Michael Clawson

41 40%

Reign of Fire (2002)

"Draggin' about dragons"

Posted Jul 13, 2002

Michael Clawson

42 63%

The Powerpuff Girls - The Movie (2002)

"All in all, the animation is what cracked my urge to despise this squeaky cartoon."

Posted Jul 11, 2002

Michael Clawson

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