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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 100%

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Posted Oct 13, 2002

Elias Savada

2 60%

The Cutting Edge (1992)

Posted Oct 13, 2002

Elias Savada

3 100%

The Gold Rush (1925)

Posted Oct 13, 2002

Elias Savada

4 100%

The Atomic Cafe (1982)

Posted Oct 13, 2002

Elias Savada

5 68%

Point Break (1991)

Posted Oct 13, 2002

Elias Savada

6 23%

First Kid (1996)

Posted Oct 13, 2002

Elias Savada

7 67%

Rancho Deluxe (1975)

Posted Oct 13, 2002

Elias Savada

8 43%

The Rules of Attraction (2002)

"Attraction is not comprised of rules, only missed opportunities."

Posted Oct 11, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

9 66%

Brown Sugar (2002)

Posted Oct 11, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

10 70%

White Oleander (2002)

Posted Oct 11, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

11 63%

Moonlight Mile (2002)

"[Brad] Silberling has prescribed a self-cathartic cinematic tale that both spiritually allows him to deal with a tremendous personal tragedy while also sharing a powerfully written dramatic narrative, filled with tenderness and comic flourishes, with his"

Posted Oct 2, 2002

Elias Savada

12 65%

Tosca (2002)

Posted Oct 2, 2002

Gregory Avery

13 68%

The Big Chill (1983)

Posted Oct 2, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

14 94%

Le Cas Pinochet (The Pinochet Case) (2002)

Posted Oct 2, 2002

Gregory Avery

15 41%

The Four Feathers (2002)

"Had the rest of the film featured the same courage and intelligence demonstrated in Heath Ledger's performance, sitting through The Four Feathers might not have seemed as arduous as walking across the desert."

Posted Sep 29, 2002

Dan Lybarger

16 75%

Secretary (2002)

Posted Sep 27, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

17 0%

The Blackout (1997)

Posted Sep 27, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

18 72%

Das Experiment (The Experiment) (2001)

Posted Sep 20, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

19 47%

The Banger Sisters (2002)

Posted Sep 20, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

20 9%

Stealing Harvard (2002)

"Green ruins every single scene he's in, and the film, while it's not completely wreaked, is seriously compromised by that."

Posted Sep 20, 2002

Gregory Avery

21 100%

Hype! (1996)

Posted Sep 20, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

22 93%

Scratch (2002)

"Even as it pays earnest homage to turntablists and beat jugglers, old schoolers and current innovators, Scratch is great fun, full of the kind of energy it's documenting."

Posted Sep 13, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

23 93%

Lásky Jedné Plavovlásky (The Loves of a Blonde) (A Blonde in Love) (1966)

Posted Sep 13, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

24 82%

Barbershop (2002)

"The most trivial act can be loaded with meaning and consequence -- what you do affects those around you. This is, of course, a useful, if sobering lesson. Thank goodness, the film doesn't deliver it in a particularly sobering fashion."

Posted Sep 13, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

25 100%

Luci del varietŕ (Variety Lights) (1965)

Posted Sep 13, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

26 68%

The Grey Zone (2002)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

27 14%

Swimfan (2002)

"Careless and exploitative as it is, Swimfan's greatest offense may be that it offers so little to its target adolescent audience."

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

28 73%

...And God Created Woman (1956)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Eddie Cockrell

29 81%

Biggie and Tupac (2002)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

30 79%

8 Women (8 Femmes) (2002)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Paula Nechak

31 50%

Scarlet Diva (2000)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Gregory Avery

32 72%

Happy Times (2002)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

33 90%

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2002)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

34 84%

Elling (2002)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

35 48%

City by the Sea (2002)

"Michael Caton-Jones works to elevate the material from becoming dimensionally flat ... mostly by getting good work from the performers."

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Gregory Avery

36 84%

Merci Pour le Chocolat (2000)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

37 100%

My Voyage to Italy (2001)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

38 77%

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

Posted Sep 11, 2002

Carrie Gorringe

39 54%

Uzumaki (2002)

"Succumb to its creepy charms, and you'll never see inner-ear anatomy diagrams, umbrellas, or escargot in quite the same way. You might even hand over laundry chores to someone else."

Posted Sep 9, 2002

KJ Doughton

40 84%

Margaret Cho - Notorious C.H.O. (2002)

"There's never a dull moment here. Notorious C.H.O. is a Genuine R.I.O.T."

Posted Sep 9, 2002

Elias Savada

41 66%

Me Without You (2002)

Posted Sep 9, 2002

KJ Doughton

42 3%

fear dot com (FeardotCom) (2002)

"We're reduced to peering into the gloom, waiting to see what grotesquery is going to be served up, or flung in our faces, next."

Posted Sep 9, 2002

Gregory Avery

43 ——

Araburu tamashii-tachi (Agitator) (The Outlaw Souls) (2001)

Posted Sep 9, 2002

KJ Doughton

44 81%

One Hour Photo (2002)

Posted Aug 30, 2002

Paula Nechak

45 65%

Possession (2002)

Posted Aug 23, 2002

Paula Nechak

46 48%

Undisputed (2002)

Posted Aug 23, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

47 75%

Ivansxtc (2002)

Posted Aug 23, 2002

Gregory Avery

48 5%

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

"It is a comedy that's not very funny and an action movie that is not very thrilling (and an uneasy alliance, at that)."

Posted Aug 23, 2002

Gregory Avery

49 53%

Blood Work (2002)

Posted Aug 23, 2002

Gregory Avery

50 51%

Simone (2002)

Posted Aug 23, 2002

Cynthia Fuchs

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