Proof of Life (2000)
"A reasonably engrossing thriller."
Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
"Gamer geeks, I speak your language! And I warn you: Flee!"
Vertical Limit (2000)
"The special effects look good, the stunts and cinematography are outstanding, and once the film gets moving, there are few extraneous moments."
"Whenever Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon resorts to flying fists or soaring sword battles, the Force is definitely with it."
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."
"What Trixie has to offer is not so much deconstruction as slapdash."
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
"A disappointingly dull film."
The Skulls (2000)
"Director Rob Cohen has crafted a bouncing escape yarn stocked with sharp twists and twisted characters."
"It's a swoony gem of an idea; too bad this Dick is so limp."
Love Stinks (1999)
"A cut-rate romantic comedy of the kind that Adam Sandler would star in if his movies made no money."
"A literate, dialogue-driven treat delivered by a cast that truly savors the script's wicked wit."
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
"A visually breathtaking film!"
What Dreams May Come (1998)
"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."
"An overlong misfire that has only flashes of staggering power."
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."
Big Daddy (1999)
Mission to Mars (2000)
"Mission to Mars hasn't a single moment of real suspense."
"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."
The Next Best Thing (2000)
"The two leads have a wonderful chemistry together."
The Love Letter (1999)
"Filled with surprising bursts of wit and charm!"
Cruel Intentions (1999)
"Overbaked, overproduced, and overliterary!"
Galaxy Quest (1999)
"The movie's cast is delightful."
American Psycho (2000)
"The film's details are spot-on, its tone ludicrously ironic."
Whatever It Takes (2000)
"Yet another leaden, witless, cliché-drunk, teen romantic comedy."
The Cider House Rules (1999)
"[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."
The Other Sister (1999)
"Mostly works thanks to lead performances."
Permanent Midnight (1998)
"Wicked sense of humor!"
"Election is a bracingly intelligent adult comedy that shrewdly captures adolescence."
Coyote Ugly (2000)
"The father-daughter subplot packs all the emotional heft of Madonna's Papa Don't Preach video."
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
"The results are predictable and stale."
Office Space (1999)
"A wily, inventive workplace comedy that's a scream in its finest moments and consistently amusing otherwise!"
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
"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."
Hollow Man (2000)
"Hollow Man has a wicked, dirty soul -- and that's why it's special."
Eyes Wide Shut (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."
Space Cowboys (2000)
"[Eastwood] made a mature film that bests nearly all of the summer's highly touted blockbusters for pure escapism."
Notting Hill (1999)
"Smart, sometimes pissingly funny!"EDIT
The Big Tease (2000)
"Crawford's such a good-hearted guy, you can't help but want a cut from his clippers."
Gun Shy (2000)
"Gun Shy is worth at least a shot at a matinee."
The Cell (2000)
"Singh's big splash is essentially half a movie -- the half that looks great but that echoes like an empty room."
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."
Saving Grace (2000)
One True Thing (1998)
"Yes, Meryl Streep is phenomenal again!"
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
"Sleepy Hollow is a fabulous hoot, and you feel Burton's delight in every frame."
Three Kings (1999)
"An intelligent film for an excess of visual imagination."
The Beach (2000)
"The movie is an experience, of a sort they had a name for in the '60s: bummer."