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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 57%

Short Circuit (1986)

"Stars funny, sympathetic robot."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

2 57%

The Oblong Box (Dance, Mephisto) (1969)

"Eerie Price programmer."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

3 96%

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

"The final act's battle scene is the most spectacular medieval type ever filmed. (Pubished 1-3-03)"

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

4 95%

Unforgiven (1992)

"Revisionist Eastwood western is terrific on all counts."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

5 80%

Song of the Thin Man (1947)

"One of series' best."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

6 100%

The Man from the Alamo (1953)

"Different take on Alamo legend/event with Glenn Ford."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

7 ——

The Satan Bug (1965)

"Best forgotten George Maharis thriller; weak John Sturges."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

8 68%

An American Tail (1986)

"Ethnic mice plus fascist cats in groundbreaking animation."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

9 100%

Anna Karenina (1935)

"Garbo speaks again in one of her best."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

10 68%

The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

"Passable Disney sequel."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

11 44%

Jamaica Inn (1939)

"Erratic effort by master Hitchcock."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

12 69%

The King of Kings (1927)

"Passionate DeMille silent spectacle."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

13 ——

Lust for a Vampire (1971)

"Sex and violence cheapie is pain in the plunging neckline."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

14 50%

Soldier Blue (2006)

"1970's message movie is one of first pro Native American."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

15 89%

Get Carter (1971)

"THIS is the good version of the crime saga."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

16 43%

Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)

"Even as kids movie, weak A&C."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

17 41%

Agnes Browne (1999)

"Great characterizations with Anjelica Huston giving bravura performance."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

18 82%

Pink Flamingos (1972)

"Gaudy, outrageous...it's John Waters!"

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

19 88%

Cleopatra (1934)

"DeMille at his most DeMille."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

20 45%

Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (2000)

"OK direct to video release, no where near the original."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

21 87%

Chicago (2002)

"This could jump start movie musicals."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

22 57%

Horror Express (1974)

"Pretty ghastly overall, some chills."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

23 89%

Meet John Doe (1941)

"Classic Capra and Cooper still makes statements."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

24 71%

The Pirate (1948)

"Brilliantly conceived box office failure with Judy and Gene."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

25 0%

The Bad News Bears Go To Japan (1978)

"Enough of the Bears already! Even Matthau bailed out."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

26 14%

Hellfighters (1968)

"Blazingly colorful Duke Wayne actioner."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

27 83%

Broadway Melody of 1936 (1935)

"Tuneful, danceful, full of laughs too--fun MGM series entry."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

28 88%

Bedlam (1946)

"Creepy doings with Karloff amok in asylum."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

29 83%

All or Nothing (2002)

"On the surface, a dreary, knuckles-down tale of a working class London family."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

30 85%

North Dallas Forty (1979)

"Raucous football tale with effective Nolte."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

31 75%

The Last Man on Earth (1964)

"Lesser known Price yarn has its moments."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

32 10%

The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)

"As the cave wall says, stay with the book."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

33 ——

Eegah! (1962)

"Eegah indeed!"

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

34 64%

This Property Is Condemned (1966)

"Pretty controversial in its time; see it for Redford and Wood."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

35 67%

A Hole in the Head (1959)

"Weak Capra light drama does have Sinatra and Edward G."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

36 85%

About Schmidt (2002)

"Great work by Jack Nicholson in the title role plus Kathy Bates, Hope Davis and Dermot Mulroney at the tempered hand of writer/director Alexander Payne."

Posted Nov 1, 2004

Steve Crum

37 62%

Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)

"Tasteless, one-joke sex comedy."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

38 29%

Legionnaire (1998)

"So-so, granulated Foreign Legion adventure."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

39 50%

Dragonheart (1996)

"Exciting fantasy flick has Connery voicing the dragon."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

40 35%

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

"Period dress, set design, manners and acting are fine--as is Mike Newell's direction. If only the script was less predictable."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

41 33%

King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963)

"Men in monster suits rule, it appears."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

42 95%

House On Haunted Hill (1959)

"Sure it's cheesy, but it's so watchable."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

43 79%

Starman (1984)

"Early Jeff Bridges starrer is fun sci-fi."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

44 27%

Casino Royale (1967)

"Even more awful considering the wasted talents."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

45 100%

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)

"We're still in the money watching this Depression era classic."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

46 33%

Flashdance (1983)

"Step-setter of its time."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

47 100%

Ivan Groznyy (Ivan the Terrible, Part One) (1944)

"Hilarious six by the master comedian."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

48 95%

Lost In Translation (2003)

"The performances are a bit too underplayed to suit me, but the melancholy film is both funny and fascinating."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

49 90%

The Red Badge of Courage (1951)

"Almost seems like a documentary in look, action, acting. A Huston gem."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

50 80%

The Bishop's Wife (1948)

"Holiday classic still charms."

Posted Oct 30, 2004

Steve Crum

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