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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
56%

Godzilla 2000 (2000)

2
56%

Deep Blue Sea (1999)

"A fat, irresistible Twinkie of a summer thriller!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
3
53%

"Flat, undistinguished workmanship!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
4
100%

Rear Window (1954)

"Rear Window is the epitome of Hollywood class."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
5
22%

Stigmata (1999)

"Incomprehensible!"

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Posted Jan 1, 2000
6
78%

"Disappointingly, the furor over Requiem for a Dream's rating is considerably more compelling than the film itself."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
7
39%

"Black and White plays more like a half-finished film essay than a provocative entertainment."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
8
25%

"A disappointingly small effort."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
9
67%

Boiler Room (2000)

"What cooks about Boiler Room are the details, the ways these guys talk to each other and customers."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
10
7%

Jawbreaker (1999)

"Director Darren Stein is so busy throwing in pop icons and arch, self-conscious references to the high-school-is-hell subgenre that he forgets to craft an original black comedy."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
11
40%

"Despite being full of Oscar-winning talent, this is still just a better-dressed, drawn-out episode of Touched by an Angel."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
12
83%

Tumbleweeds (1999)

"Tumbleweeds is a breath of fresh air that busts the cliches of dysfunctional mother-daughter sagas."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
13
46%

"Up at the Villa is just lots of silly intrigue."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
14
96%

"Lynch and legendary cinematographer Freddie Francis have crafted a hauntingly lovely mise-en-scène."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
15
13%

"Spade's wise-ass persona grows tiresome fast."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
16
64%

The Yards (2000)

"The Yards may not have enough story to sustain its narrative momentum, but Gray just might be our best shot at a new Coppola."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
17
48%

Love & Sex (2000)

"Love & Sex is nothing but pain and suffering."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
18
29%

"Jakob the Liar is a trial of cliche, strained optimism, and dire quasi-comedy."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
19
3%

Down to You (2000)

"Woefully unamusing."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
20
22%

"This pumped-up contrived, misogynistic military murder mystery is just about the tackiest excuse for summer entertainment I've ever seen!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
21
48%

"McQuarrie, who won an Oscar for scripting The Usual Suspects, has a few visual ideas but no idea how to keep even a gunfight from being dull."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
22
63%

Bring It On (2000)

"Some of the wittiest dialogue to trip an adolescent tongue since Clueless."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
23
50%

"Despite a good cast and the requisite selection of classic rock, this is a dead-end teen stoner flick."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
24
46%

"Paul Newman's co-star never really interacts with him -- and their marriage is seriously underwritten, a fatal weakness toward the end."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
25
68%

Shaft (2000)

"The potency of [Jackson's] performance is almost enough to save this Y2K update of the black private dick from erectile dysfunction, but not quite."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
26
51%

"Actually more fitfully silly fun than the original!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
27
29%

Goodbye Lover (1998)

"A high-quality bad movie!"

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Posted Jan 1, 2000
28
30%

"[Big Momma] is about as old as her pantyhose."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
29
28%

"This is a second-rate Woody Allen midlife crisis comedy without the laughs."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
30
97%

Chicken Run (2000)

"It could do for the plight of poultry what Babe did for bacon."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
31
87%

The Matrix (1999)

"The Matrix is too much of an outer-limits head-trip to resist!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
32
26%
33
68%

Unbreakable (2000)

"During a conversation between an astonished doctor and a miraculously unscathed Dunne ... it's a measure of Shyamalan's restraint and his uncanny knack for storytelling."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
34
52%

Titan A.E. (2000)

"The film is an industrial design marvel full of impressionistic, painterly backdrops and cool CGI effects."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
35
31%

"A film without mirth or magic."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
36
65%

"Marvelous, provocative entertainment."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
37
86%

"A flawed but powerful Shine-esque tale of love, music, and madness!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
38
52%

Bounce (2000)

"Roos combines a sharp script with excellent performances and comfortably lived-in sets to produce a cornucopia of poignantly human interludes."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
39
61%

Return to Me (2000)

"An exceedingly pleasant, wistful romantic romp."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
40
36%

Blue Streak (1999)

"A lifeless farce!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
41
84%

Magnolia (1999)

"Standout performances include those given by Waters, Reilly, and especially Tom Cruise, ferociously alive after sleepwalking through that Kubrick movie."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
42
73%

"Titans may prove that Bruckheimer has a social conscience, but it can't hide his penchant for pandering."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
43
29%

Drowning Mona (2000)

"Fierce appeal and beautifully wrought wit."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
44
48%

"Whereas Mary was thoroughly inhabited by all manner of absurd types, Irene has only a tagalong albino waiter."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
45
56%

"Tepid and unconvincing!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
46
16%

Beautiful (2000)

"A conceptual tug-of-war between pathos, cynicism, and satire that is perfunctorily resolved by a thoroughly undeserved (if unsurprising) change of heart."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
47
55%

The Mummy (1999)

"A well-crafted, great looking adventure, with some spirited performances!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000
48
67%

"A half-baked affair that's a pastiche of better, more inventive comedies."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
49
65%

"Worth navigating for its refusal to play to the crowd. There's certainly nothing safe or sweet about Weaver's performance."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
50
70%

Frequency (2000)

"There are story concepts so far-fetched that no movie can recover, no matter how finely acted or sincerely made, and Frequency is a prime example."

Posted Jan 1, 2000