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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 92%

Marvel's The Avengers (2012)

Posted May 8, 2012

Anthony Leong

2 50%

Last Night (2011)

Posted Apr 26, 2011

Anthony Leong

3 63%

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

Posted Apr 12, 2011

Anthony Leong

4 ——

UFOs: 1973 - Aliens, Abductions and Extraordinary Sightings! (2010)

Posted Apr 4, 2011

Anthony Leong

5 ——

Nae yeojachingureul sogae habnida (Windstruck) (2004)

Posted May 14, 2005

Anthony Leong

6 80%

Oldboy (2005)

Posted Aug 31, 2004

Anthony Leong

7 ——

Marshal ()

Posted Aug 28, 2004

Anthony Leong

8 69%

May (2003)

Posted Aug 10, 2004

Anthony Leong

9 ——

Babylon 5 - The Complete First Season (2002)

Posted Aug 10, 2004

Anthony Leong

10 ——

Once a Thief (John Woo's Once a Thief) (John Woo's Violent Tradition) (1996)

Posted Feb 4, 2004

Anthony Leong

11 ——

Gorgeous (Boh lee chun) (1999)

Posted Nov 6, 2003

Anthony Leong

12 77%

The Hidden (1987)

Posted Oct 28, 2003

Anthony Leong

13 ——

Tube (2004)

"... burdened with the unforgivable plot holes and contrivances of a brain-dead script, this roller-coaster ride is left idling on the tracks."

Posted Sep 4, 2003

Anthony Leong

14 68%

Hero (Accidental Hero) (1992)

Posted Jul 22, 2003

Anthony Leong

15 ——

Christmas in August (Palwolui Christmas) (2005)

"This is a singular romance in which no one actually says "I love you" or displays any other such overt signs of affection, yet the emotional undercurrent is no less stirring."

Posted Jul 22, 2003

Anthony Leong

16 ——

Donggabnaegi gwawoehagi (My Tutor Friend) (2003)

"Get yourself educated with My Tutor Friend!"

Posted Jul 22, 2003

Anthony Leong

17 ——

My Teacher, Mr. Kim ()

"...manages to be a charismatic and inspiring tale where a man's self-interest is transformed into a selfless devotion to his students."

Posted Jul 22, 2003

Anthony Leong

18 57%

PTU (PTU - Police Tactical Unit) (2003)

"...a crime-noir thriller that combines the plotting of Guy Ritchie and the 'end justifies the means' law enforcement mentality of Training Day, all wrapped up in a slick package with the distinctive Johnny To touch."

Posted Jul 22, 2003

Anthony Leong

19 ——

Little Monk ()

"... a recontextualization of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot""

Posted Jul 22, 2003

Anthony Leong

20 53%

Bangkok Dangerous (1999)

"... the Pang's demonstrate a well-versed understanding of genre, a gift for creating striking visuals, and an appreciation for how a good soundtrack can shape the mood of a film."

Posted Jul 19, 2003

Anthony Leong

21 ——

Classic ()

"It may not be quite The Classic it aspires to be, but it comes pretty close."

Posted Jul 15, 2003

Anthony Leong

22 ——

Scent of Love ()

"... if you are in search of a worthwhile film that takes romantic melodrama in new directions, you will be better off turning your nose up at Scent of Love."

Posted Jul 15, 2003

Anthony Leong

23 60%

Zong heng si hai (Once a Thief) (1991)

Posted Jun 24, 2003

Anthony Leong

24 93%

A Better Tomorrow (2010)

Posted Jun 12, 2003

Anthony Leong

25 ——

Madeleine ()

"...a hollow emulation of a romance with no heart or soul."

Posted Apr 22, 2003

Anthony Leong

26 41%

Zhou Yu's Train (2004)

"... a slow ride to an unremarkable destination."

Posted Apr 22, 2003

Anthony Leong

27 80%

H (2002)

"... fans of the serial killer genre may wish to look this up, as well as those moviegoers who don't mind style over substance."

Posted Mar 31, 2003

Anthony Leong

28 68%

All About Lily Chou-Chou (Riri Shushu no subete) (2002)

"...confronts the destructive power of teen alienation in modern-day Japan head-on."

Posted Mar 28, 2003

Anthony Leong

29 ——

My Old Sweetheart ()

"...an affecting romantic melodrama that showcases the emerging talents of a then-unknown Shim Eun-ha"

Posted Mar 21, 2003

Anthony Leong

30 ——

Black Mask 2: City of Masks (2001)

"...unless you like watching bald overweight men in rubber suits beating each other senseless enhanced by CGI and wire work, Black Mask II: City of Masks should remain incognito."

Posted Mar 20, 2003

Anthony Leong

31 75%

Ping Pong (2002)

"The mysteries of life are answered in Ping Pong, an often surreal Japanese film that examines the interplay of friendship, loyalty, rivalry, and self-esteem in an arena measuring five feet by nine feet."

Posted Mar 7, 2003

Anthony Leong

32 ——

YMCA Baseball Team ()

"... a terrific little film that combines fact and fiction with equal intensity in an entertaining package."

Posted Mar 5, 2003

Anthony Leong

33 81%

So Close (2003)

"And though "So Close" suffers from a disposable story and throwaway characters, the film has the goods when it comes to the principal reason why you would want to watch it in the first place-- watching women kick ***."

Posted Mar 3, 2003

Anthony Leong

34 75%

The Way Home (Jibeuro) (2002)

"...could easily be called the best Korean film of 2002."

Posted Mar 1, 2003

Anthony Leong

35 95%

Hero (2004)

"...though the opulent visuals, wire-fu choreography, and all-star cast make "Hero" worth a look, the impact of these proceedings are somewhat muted by an emotionally ambiguous ending."

Posted Mar 1, 2003

Anthony Leong

36 ——

Gamunui yeonggwang (Marrying the Mafia) (2002)

"Korea's answer to "Mickey Blue Eyes" and not much better"

Posted Feb 25, 2003

Anthony Leong

37 95%

Mou gaan dou (Infernal Affairs) (2002)

"...a thoroughly enjoyable and tension-filled cat-and-mouse crime-thriller."

Posted Feb 18, 2003

Anthony Leong

38 81%

Take Care of My Cat (Goyangileul butaghae) (2002)

"... a carefully orchestrated character study that illuminates the insecurities and challenges of South Korea's marginalized youth."

Posted Jan 19, 2003

Anthony Leong

39 ——

WaSanGo (Volcano High) (2001)

"Harry Potter... directed by the Wachowski brothers... with a smidgeon of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon thrown in..."

Posted Jan 19, 2003

Anthony Leong

40 79%

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

"... no film eloquently expresses true love with one million air miles better than this one."

Posted Oct 20, 2002

Anthony Leong

41 72%

The Ring (2002)

"... a polished supernatural mystery, making for a truly infectious horror film."

Posted Oct 19, 2002

Anthony Leong

42 69%

Red Dragon (2002)

"In addition to turning in a solid prequel to The Silence of Lambs, Ratner also makes a serial killer chiller that is superior to the disappointing and anti-climactic Hannibal."

Posted Oct 7, 2002

Anthony Leong

43 22%

The Tuxedo (2002)

"Though the martial arts sequences may be a bit tame compared to Chan's more memorable films while the plot could have used some more tinkering, the film's sense of goofy, escapist fun makes The Tuxedo a pleasing timewaster."

Posted Sep 28, 2002

Anthony Leong

44 0%

Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)

"Who would have thought car chases, explosions, martial arts, and shoot-outs could be so boring?"

Posted Sep 23, 2002

Anthony Leong

45 ——

9/11 (2002)

"... a testament to the unrelenting horror and selfless heroics that marked America's darkest day."

Posted Sep 16, 2002

Anthony Leong

46 64%

Gin gwai (The Eye) (2002)

"The Eye is one 'scary movie' that lives up to its promise..."

Posted Sep 6, 2002

Anthony Leong

47 76%

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

"With its well-rounded mix of romance, comedy, and universal truths, this is one ceremony you'll want to RSVP for... and soon."

Posted Sep 4, 2002

Anthony Leong

48 77%

Changing Lanes (2002)

Posted Sep 3, 2002

Anthony Leong

49 74%

Signs (2002)

"Though it lacks the brilliance of "The Sixth Sense", it still manages to be a passable piece of summertime entertainment."

Posted Aug 28, 2002

Anthony Leong

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