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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
40%

Proof of Life (2000)

"A reasonably engrossing thriller."

Posted Dec 7, 2000
2
10%

"Gamer geeks, I speak your language! And I warn you: Flee!"

Posted Dec 7, 2000
3
48%

"The special effects look good, the stunts and cinematography are outstanding, and once the film gets moving, there are few extraneous moments."

Posted Dec 7, 2000
4
97%

"Whenever Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon resorts to flying fists or soaring sword battles, the Force is definitely with it."

Posted Dec 7, 2000
5
17%

Here on Earth (2000)

"Here on Earth hungers for the nostalgia of an Elia Kazan-style farmbelt romantic tragedy ā la East of Eden, but the end result is more akin to a soggy Troy Donahue-Sandra Dee weeper."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
6
27%

Trixie (2000)

"What Trixie has to offer is not so much deconstruction as slapdash."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
7
77%

"Irresistibly entertaining!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
8
15%

54 (1998)

"A disappointingly dull film."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
9
9%

The Skulls (2000)

"Director Rob Cohen has crafted a bouncing escape yarn stocked with sharp twists and twisted characters."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
10
70%

Dick (1999)

"It's a swoony gem of an idea; too bad this Dick is so limp."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
11
19%

Love Stinks (1999)

"A cut-rate romantic comedy of the kind that Adam Sandler would star in if his movies made no money."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
12
75%

Quills (2000)

"A literate, dialogue-driven treat delivered by a cast that truly savors the script's wicked wit."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
13
79%

"A visually breathtaking film!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
14
54%

"Dripping with bold visual aplomb and sugar-coated mysticism, Vincent Ward's film is a staunch romantic's romance for those who believe-or want to believe-in eternal love."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
15
78%

Beloved (1998)

"An overlong misfire that has only flashes of staggering power."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
16
84%

Pleasantville (1998)

"Lush, seductive!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
17
57%

Road Trip (2000)

"Scott and Green seem to be having the most fun, but the entire cast is energetic and the movie feeds on that enthusiasm."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
18
40%

Big Daddy (1999)

19
25%

"Mission to Mars hasn't a single moment of real suspense."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
20
96%

Antz (1998)

"The computer animation is first rate and filled with the kind of "Wow! Look at that!" wizardry that is eventually going to make Toy Story look about as technically sophisticated as South Park."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
21
20%

"The two leads have a wonderful chemistry together."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
22
33%

"Filled with surprising bursts of wit and charm!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
23
49%

"Overbaked, overproduced, and overliterary!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
24
90%

Galaxy Quest (1999)

"The movie's cast is delightful."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
25
22%

8MM (1999)

"Preposterous, pretentious."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
26
67%

"The film's details are spot-on, its tone ludicrously ironic."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
27
16%

"Yet another leaden, witless, cliché-drunk, teen romantic comedy."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
28
71%

"[Lasse Hallström] has a near-genius for unpatronizing tolerance, and for seeing beauty in the world and nature and seasons without turning them into postcards."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
29
29%

"Mostly works thanks to lead performances."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
30
60%

"Wicked sense of humor!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
31
92%

Election (1999)

"Election is a bracingly intelligent adult comedy that shrewdly captures adolescence."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
32
22%

Coyote Ugly (2000)

"The father-daughter subplot packs all the emotional heft of Madonna's Papa Don't Preach video."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
33
54%

"The results are predictable and stale."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
34
79%

Office Space (1999)

"A wily, inventive workplace comedy that's a scream in its finest moments and consistently amusing otherwise!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
35
70%

"It's perplexing enough when Hollywood insists on remaking terrific movies. Why remake terrible ones? Perhaps to show that it can be done even worse."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
36
27%

Hollow Man (2000)

"Hollow Man has a wicked, dirty soul -- and that's why it's special."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
37
74%
38
13%

Whipped (1999)

"The best way to say this is succinctly and with a noble degree of restraint: Whipped is cinematic suicide, if not for actor, then certainly for audience."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
39
78%

Space Cowboys (2000)

"[Eastwood] made a mature film that bests nearly all of the summer's highly touted blockbusters for pure escapism."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
40
83%

Notting Hill (1999)

"Smart, sometimes pissingly funny!"

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Posted Jan 1, 2000
41
56%

The Big Tease (2000)

"Crawford's such a good-hearted guy, you can't help but want a cut from his clippers."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
42
24%

Gun Shy (2000)

"Gun Shy is worth at least a shot at a matinee."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
43
46%

The Cell (2000)

"Singh's big splash is essentially half a movie -- the half that looks great but that echoes like an empty room."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
44
41%

Men of Honor (2000)

"Ultimately, Men of Honor is sunk by its own melodramatic falseness, and it stands as a well-meaning yet lacking tribute to a courageous man."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
45
63%

Saving Grace (2000)

46
89%

"Yes, Meryl Streep is phenomenal again!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
47
67%

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

"Sleepy Hollow is a fabulous hoot, and you feel Burton's delight in every frame."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
48
94%

Three Kings (1999)

"An intelligent film for an excess of visual imagination."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
49
19%

The Beach (2000)

"The movie is an experience, of a sort they had a name for in the '60s: bummer."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
50
83%

"Massively entertaining."

Posted Jan 1, 2000