Sacramento Bee

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 59%

Living Out Loud (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

2 12%

The Chamber (1996)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

3 33%

Fools Rush In (1997)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

4 90%

Monument Ave. (Snitch) (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

5 67%

Country Life (1995)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

6 65%

Tea With Mussolini (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

7 50%

Der bewegte Mann (Maybe... Maybe Not) (1996)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

8 81%

Gadjo dilo (Crazy Stranger) (1998)

"The movie fairly breathes with life."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

9 92%

Go (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

10 38%

101 Dalmatians (1996)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

11 88%

Felicia's Journey (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

12 75%

This is My Father (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

13 55%

Extreme Measures (1996)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

14 66%

Oscar and Lucinda (1997)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

15 48%

How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)

"It's scrumptious junk food for the brain -- tasty and probably not the least bit good for you."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

16 25%

Ringmaster (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

17 44%

Very Bad Things (1998)

"A scabrous black comedy like no other I've ever seen..."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

18 57%

Another Day In Paradise (1997)

"Another Day in Paradise is one big pleasurable wallow in grunge noir as only Larry Clark could have concocted it."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

19 97%

The Winslow Boy (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

20 67%

The Brandon Teena Story (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

21 60%

The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

22 7%

An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

23 6%

Senseless (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

24 40%

The Monster (Il Mostro) (1996)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

25 81%

Happy, Texas (1999)

"Happy, Texas is a good, winning combination of imitation and inventiveness."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

26 59%

Human Traffic (2000)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

27 82%

Hamam (Steam: The Turkish Bath) (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

28 22%

Coyote Ugly (2000)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

29 98%

Sense and Sensibility (1995)

"Exquisitely detailed and impeccably acted."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

30 53%

Broken Arrow (1996)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

31 65%

East/West (2000)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

32 33%

The Real Blonde (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

33 63%

Stonewall (1996)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

34 50%

Grizzly Falls (1999)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

35 48%

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

"The big shock here is how flagrantly unoriginal the movie is."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

36 80%

Georgia (1995)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

37 37%

Mad City (1997)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

38 100%

M (1931)

"The film grows more unsettling when it becomes apparent that the child killer Beckert is something of a child himself, forcing the audience into something beyond complicity, something dangerously close to identification."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

39 75%

Copycat (1995)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

40 65%

A Map of the World (1999)

"[A] imaginative, nimble performance."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

41 68%

Love is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

42 12%

Get Carter (2000)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

43 49%

Kids (1995)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

44 94%

Dr. Akagi (1998)

"A daring mix of humor and sadness."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

45 45%

Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)

"Drop Dead Gorgeous is undeniably a refinement of the Farrelly Bros.' brand of audacity."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

46 76%

The Contender (2000)

"A near-perfect political drama for our time."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

47 62%

Cube (1998)

"If you have an innate fear of being trapped in an elevator, either alone or with a group of panicky, talky people, you'll appreciate the kind of tension that Vincenzo Natali tries to work up in his sci-fi thriller, Cube."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

48 91%

La Separation (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

49 85%

Bad Manners (1998)

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

50 39%

Armageddon (1998)

"Even worse is the wildly overrated Affleck, whose failings as an actor become glaringly obvious here."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Joe Baltake

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