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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 26%

The Legend of Zorro (2005)

"Whether the film is necessary is up for debate, but Zorro devotees and adventure-seeking youngsters should be pleased."

Posted Oct 26, 2005

Bill Clark

2 58%

The Weather Man (2005)

"The Weather Man will most likely suffer the fate of the weather itself: it will come and go, then be forgotten."

Posted Oct 26, 2005

Bill Clark

3 72%

Separate Lies (2005)

"A vigorous drama that will deliver for mature adults."

Posted Oct 20, 2005

Bill Clark

4 19%

Doom (2005)

"High art and smart sci-fi it is not, but you have to hand it to a film that plays its cards right, lays everything out on the table, and goes for broke."

Posted Oct 19, 2005

Bill Clark

5 19%

Domino (2005)

"Not since 1993's Coneheads have I hated every moronic minute of a film, but Domino has put a stop to that drought."

Posted Oct 13, 2005

Bill Clark

6 93%

Good Night, And Good Luck (2005)

"Good Night, And Good Luck. is a labor of love that resonates extremely well in today's political climate."

Posted Oct 13, 2005

Bill Clark

7 68%

North Country (2005)

"Even with some quibbles, North Country is a relevant and important account of a landmark class action suit that changed the face of the country's workforce."

Posted Oct 13, 2005

Bill Clark

8 64%

Phantasm (1979)

"A classic horror spooker."

Posted Oct 8, 2005

Bill Clark

9 31%

Waiting (2005)

"I fear this film may be too true to life for comfort."

Posted Oct 6, 2005

Bill Clark

10 95%

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

"This is the most enjoyable animated film I have seen all year, and that's a tall order to fill."

Posted Oct 6, 2005

Bill Clark

11 32%

The Gospel (2005)

"The Gospel already has a built-in audience, and I imagine that they'll be pretty satisfied with this musical/drama."

Posted Oct 6, 2005

Bill Clark

12 21%

Into the Blue (2005)

"Watch as millions of dollars are hurled at us in the form of bad special effects and an impenetrable labyrinth of a story that I cannot imagine a single soul caring about."

Posted Sep 29, 2005

Bill Clark

13 60%

Oliver Twist (2005)

"Polanski and company have proven that, once again, great stories never go out of style."

Posted Sep 29, 2005

Bill Clark

14 62%

The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005)

"Leave it to director Bill Paxton to up the ante and deliver a wholly enjoyable study of perhaps the greatest golf upset of all time."

Posted Sep 29, 2005

Bill Clark

15 88%

The Naked Gun - From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

"A comedy classic."

Posted Sep 24, 2005

Bill Clark

16 88%

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005)

"Simply take in the sparse, but beautiful, terrain of an entity that's in the sky every night; and one that so many of us only dream of setting foot on."

Posted Sep 22, 2005

Bill Clark

17 88%

Trading Places (1983)

"Hilarious chemistry between Aykroyd and Murphy."

Posted Sep 21, 2005

Bill Clark

18 38%

Flightplan (2005)

"Flightplan is a crackler of a suspense film and a solid entry into the early autumn season."

Posted Sep 21, 2005

Bill Clark

19 83%

Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005)

"[Tim] Burton and co-director Mike Johnson have crafted one of the most visually unique films ever made."

Posted Sep 16, 2005

Bill Clark

20 100%

Criss Cross (1949)

"A truly classic film noir."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Bill Clark

21 56%

Just Like Heaven (2005)

"Quirky and offbeat, Just Like Heaven delivers what you'd expect it to."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Bill Clark

22 87%

A History of Violence (2005)

"A fine example of how a moody script and an overzealous director can bring a film down."

Posted Sep 15, 2005

Bill Clark

23 60%

Happy Gilmore (1996)

"A bigtime guilty pleasure for me."

Posted Sep 12, 2005

Bill Clark

24 45%

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

"Many will dismiss it as hokum dressed up by Hollywood, but isn't the debating the most fun aspect with films like this?"

Posted Sep 8, 2005

Bill Clark

25 11%

The Man (2005)

"When the bathroom humor is the best part of your film, it's time to go back to the drawing board."

Posted Sep 7, 2005

Bill Clark

26 82%

Screen Door Jesus (2005)

"When a film comes along that confronts tough issues and manages to keep everything real without dividing its audience, it deserves massive praise."

Posted Aug 22, 2005

Bill Clark

27 60%

Serial Mom (1994)

"Not Waters' best by any means, but this irreverant black comedy entertains."

Posted Aug 18, 2005

Bill Clark

28 96%

Defending Your Life (1991)

"An underrated gem that explores the long-term consequences of our everyday actions."

Posted Aug 18, 2005

Bill Clark

29 77%

The Mask (1994)

"Cartoony fun with a bombastic Jim Carrey."

Posted Aug 18, 2005

Bill Clark

30 79%

Red Eye (2005)

"This is what we call summer entertainment, and who would have thought that a mid-August barnburner would emerge as one of the best films of the summer?"

Posted Aug 18, 2005

Bill Clark

31 31%

Valiant (2005)

"...Serves its purpose as end-of-the-summer entertainment for the young ones...it will likely be viewed once and forgotten in favor of other films with better repeat value."

Posted Aug 15, 2005

Bill Clark

32 88%

Scarface (2003)

"What's left to say?"

Posted Aug 15, 2005

Bill Clark

33 9%

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)

"Call me immoral, call me insensitive, call me lewd, but I laughed."

Posted Aug 10, 2005

Bill Clark

34 35%

Must Love Dogs (2005)

"Must Love Dogs is finished with the cookie cutter; it's time to pass it on."

Posted Jul 28, 2005

Bill Clark

35 13%

Stealth (2005)

"Anyone with a Playstation 2, surround sound, and an aerial combat game can duplicate, if not surpass, this dismal display."

Posted Jul 26, 2005

Bill Clark

36 40%

The Island (2005)

"A maturing Michael Bay? It's been that kind of summer."

Posted Jul 20, 2005

Bill Clark

37 21%

Baby's Day Out (1994)

"Unfunny slapstick farce."

Posted Jul 20, 2005

Bill Clark

38 82%

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

"A courageous return to form for Burton...films this imaginative and daring do not come along often."

Posted Jul 13, 2005

Bill Clark

39 75%

Wedding Crashers (2005)

"Groundbreaking humor it is not, but who needs that in a summer full of mass destruction and water leaks?"

Posted Jul 11, 2005

Bill Clark

40 71%

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

"Mrs. Doubtfire is by no means a bad movie-going experience and still holds up as vintage Robin Williams, but it's certainly an odd idea the more you think about it."

Posted Jul 7, 2005

Bill Clark

41 46%

Dark Water (2005)

"Salles has crafted a moody, even gothic, psychological thriller that never fails to hold the viewer's interest."

Posted Jul 6, 2005

Bill Clark

42 74%

War of the Worlds (2005)

"This is Spielberg's finest hour since 1998's Saving Private Ryan."

Posted Jun 29, 2005

Bill Clark

43 41%

Wrong Turn (2003)

"A cut above the recent lot of slasher films...it does not feel as if it has to cater to audiences who want every plot point spoon fed to them."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Bill Clark

44 25%

Walking Tall (2004)

"Walking Tall, at the very least, can turn in its claim ticket as the silliest movie of the new year."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Bill Clark

45 1%

Twisted (2004)

"Just like nearly all of Judd's past entries in the genre, this film isn't great, it's just average."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Bill Clark

46 36%

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

"It adheres to the Hollywood formula for horror remakes: Twice the gore, half the scares."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Bill Clark

47 70%

Terminator 3 - Rise of the Machines (2003)

"T3 does not have the sense of humanity that the two previous films had, but Mostow's focused direction helps get the job done."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Bill Clark

48 61%

The Terminal (2004)

"Hanks is excellent and I applaud Spielberg for delving into some new territory."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Bill Clark

49 77%

Team America - World Police (2004)

"Mass chaos one instant and a tender love moment the next...the perfect roast of Bay/Bruckheimer!"

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Bill Clark

50 48%

S.W.A.T. (2003)

"Watching the wheels come off of S.W.A.T. is quite a sight."

Posted Jun 26, 2005

Bill Clark

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