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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 92%

Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002)

" Some kind of peace of mind "

Posted Nov 19, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

2 48%

Naqoyqatsi (Naqoyqatsi: Life as War) (2002)

Posted Nov 15, 2002

Gregory Avery

3 80%

War Photographer (2001)

Posted Nov 15, 2002

Gregory Avery

4 79%

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Posted Nov 15, 2002

Gregory Avery

5 33%

The Truth About Charlie (2002)

" A woozy, roisterous, exhausting mess, and the off-beat casting of its two leads turns out to be as ill-starred as you might expect. "

Posted Nov 15, 2002

Gregory Avery

6 72%

The Ring (2002)

Posted Nov 15, 2002

Paula Nechak

7 67%

Sudden Manhattan (2002)

Posted Nov 12, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

8 No Score Yet

W.I.S.O.R. (2001)

Posted Nov 11, 2002

Gregory Avery

9 48%

Femme Fatale (2002)

" Bait and Switch "

Posted Nov 9, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

10 83%

Real Women Have Curves (2002)

" Mature and self-confident, Ana rejects such traditional notions of a woman's worth. "

Posted Nov 9, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

11 76%

8 Mile (2002)

" Rabbit's story is galvanizing and Eminem is a superstar. But hiphop has more and other stories to tell. "

Posted Nov 9, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

12 84%

La Stanza del Figlio (The Son's Room) (2002)

Posted Nov 5, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

13 No Score Yet

Solar Crisis (1993)

Posted Nov 4, 2002

Elias Savada

14 85%

Slap Shot (1977)

Posted Nov 4, 2002

Elias Savada

15 87%

Hybrid (2001)

" A highly unusual hayride through the cornfields of old, Hybrid showcases the odd and eccentric relics of a past culled from a family scrapbook filled barnyard cobwebs and the echoes of mislaid affections. "

Posted Nov 4, 2002

Elias Savada

16 0%

Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)

Posted Nov 4, 2002

Elias Savada

17 76%

Comedian (2002)

" It won't bust your gut -- and it's not intended to -- it's merely a blandly cinematic surgical examination of what makes a joke a joke. "

Posted Nov 4, 2002

Elias Savada

18 88%

Roger Dodger (2002)

" Roger Dodger features a protagonist who's so abrasive, it's a wonder that he doesn't send viewers charging for the exits. Fortunately, Campbell Scott (The Spanish Prisoner), and novice writer-director Dylan Kidd imbue the arrogant, predator "

Posted Nov 3, 2002

Dan Lybarger

19 74%

Heaven (2002)

" Tykwer is an intriguing filmmaker in his own right, and his creative approach to storytelling seems a bit stifled here. He sometimes reveals the same tale three different ways. While it's easy to see why he'd be eager to bring a coda to Kieslowski's legac "

Posted Nov 3, 2002

Dan Lybarger

20 76%

Frida (2002)

Posted Nov 2, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

21 55%

The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

Posted Nov 2, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

22 15%

I Spy (2002)

" The ensuing action is uninspired: unspeedy car chasing, unthrilling plane flying, some minor fisticuffs, not especially well choreographed. "

Posted Nov 2, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

23 No Score Yet

Liberty Stands Still (2002)

Posted Oct 31, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

24 16%

Abandon (2002)

" More often than not, the film lapses into basic thriller tricks. "

Posted Oct 27, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

25 25%

Formula 51 (2002)

Posted Oct 27, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

26 72%

Auto Focus (2002)

Posted Oct 27, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

27 33%

My man (Mon homme) (1996)

Posted Oct 26, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

28 No Score Yet

The Boys (1998)

Posted Oct 26, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

29 77%

Dog Soldiers (2002)

" 'Stock up on silver bullets for director Neil Marshall's intense freight train of a film.' "

Posted Oct 25, 2002

KJ Doughton

30 51%

The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)

" The Man From Elysian Fields is a cold, bliss-less work that groans along thinking itself some important comment on how life throws us some beguiling curves. "

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

31 79%

Dark Star (1974)

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

32 78%

Frantic (1988)

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

33 26%

Rocky V (1990)

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

34 96%

Bowling for Columbine (2002)

" This disquieting, comic brand of guerrilla filmmaking is two hours of subjective preaching that should be required viewing. "

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

35 43%

Timecop (1994)

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

36 63%

Below (2002)

" As underwater ghost stories go, Below casts its spooky net out into the Atlantic Ocean and spits it back, grizzled and charred, somewhere northwest of the Bermuda Triangle. "

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

37 93%

The Apartment (1960)

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

38 92%

Bloody Sunday (2002)

" The moral shrapnel and mental shellshock will linger long after this film has ended. "

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

39 88%

Twentieth Century (1934)

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

40 92%

The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)

" ...it's a shame that [film]'s only appreciative audience might be those of us with memories deep enough to recall the rise and fall and rise again of one of the industry's true crap-shooting visionaries. "

Posted Oct 22, 2002

Elias Savada

41 87%

The Naked City (1948)

Posted Oct 21, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

42 80%

Crows (1996)

Posted Oct 21, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

43 97%

Cabaret (1972)

Posted Oct 20, 2002

Elias Savada

44 0%

Attraction (2001)

Posted Oct 18, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

45 74%

Eye of God (1997)

Posted Oct 18, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

46 69%

Red Dragon (2002)

" The film confirms that director Brett Ratner is, well, not exactly going to be joining the pantheon of Jonathan Demme and Ridley Scott, just yet. "

Posted Oct 18, 2002

Gregory Avery

47 50%

The Singles Ward (2002)

Posted Oct 18, 2002

Gregory Avery

48 53%

The Transporter (2002)

" After a while the movie just turns into a blur, indistinguishable from anything else that's currently being slapped on the screen. "

Posted Oct 18, 2002

Gregory Avery

49 38%

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

" It's a safe bet that the gutsy Lynyrd Skynyrd, particularly the outspoken and now deceased singer Ronnie Van Zant, would not have approved. "

Posted Oct 14, 2002

Dan Lybarger

50 97%

Spirited Away (2001)

" Spirited Away is a wonderous tale for grade schoolers that never condescends or spoon feeds its themes. Miyazaki's characters and situations are so engaging that he can condemn greed and environmental negligence without ever sermonizing. "

Posted Oct 14, 2002

Dan Lybarger