TNT's Rough Cut

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 49%

Maleficent (2014)

Posted Jun 21, 2014

David Poland

2 87%

What Maisie Knew (2013)

Posted May 1, 2013

David Poland

3 87%

X-Men: First Class (2011)

"Take the superpowers out and you have a pretty good foundation for a Bond or Mission:Impossible. And that's a pretty revolutionary idea for the comic book niche."

Posted Jun 7, 2011

David Poland

4 100%

The Big Parade (1925)

Posted Aug 13, 2004

Andy Klein

5 78%

Following (1999)

Posted Aug 13, 2004

Andy Klein

6 53%

Save the Last Dance (2001)

"A Teen Dance Movie you don't have to remove your brain or be obsessed with getting-down to actually like."

Posted Jan 12, 2001

Susannah Breslin

7 12%

Double Take (2001)

"A witless, derivative buddy comedy that squanders whatever talent was unlucky enough to be drawn into its doom-bound gravitational pull."

Posted Jan 12, 2001

Andy Klein

8 24%

Antitrust (2001)

"A huge amount of fun -- the Showgirls of cyberthrillers -- entertaining in ways its creators never intended."

Posted Jan 12, 2001

Andy Klein

9 81%

Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

"The performances and the basic strength of the premise make Shadow of the Vampire a relatively diverting ninety minutes."

Posted Dec 29, 2000

Andy Klein

10 92%

Traffic (2000)

"It's two-thirds of a terrific movie."

Posted Dec 27, 2000

Andy Klein

11 48%

An Everlasting Piece (2001)

"There is nothing worse than forced whimsy and this is forced whimsy at its worst."

Posted Dec 26, 2000

Andy Klein

12 86%

State and Main (2000)

"There is enough funny stuff here to make State and Main passably entertaining, despite its complete predictability."

Posted Dec 24, 2000

Andy Klein

13 57%

The Gift (2000)

"While not precisely the cinematic equivalent of a lump of coal in our collective stocking, this isn't precisely what we wanted."

Posted Dec 22, 2000

Andy Klein

14 77%

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

"This is by no means one of the Coens' best, but it's a reasonably entertaining little exercise in a manner of screwball comedy that is sadly rare these days."

Posted Dec 22, 2000

Andy Klein

15 86%

State and Main (2000)

"Mamet has his work cut out for him by making egotistical stars and exploitative directors seem funnily new. But State and Main engages nonetheless."

Posted Dec 22, 2000

Susannah Breslin

16 53%

The Family Man (2000)

"[The] playfully woven combination of cool comedy and realistic romance provides audiences across the board with one of the few films this season that is likely to entertain almost everyone."

Posted Dec 22, 2000

Susannah Breslin

17 90%

Cast Away (2000)

"Even those who perceived Gump as nothing but a smug affirmation of mealymouthed platitudes, and thus hated it, may well be surprised at the subtleties and emotional depth that Cast Away eventually reaches."

Posted Dec 22, 2000

Andy Klein

18 42%

Miss Congeniality (2000)

"Gracie isn't just unattractive outside, she's unattractive on the inside, and the whole point of Makeover Movies is you're supposed to want to identify with Cinderella."

Posted Dec 22, 2000

Susannah Breslin

19 63%

Chocolat (2000)

"Chocolat will go straight to your heart."

Posted Dec 15, 2000

Andy Klein

20 54%

What Women Want (2001)

"It's as caught up in despising macho men as it is disgusted with modern women."

Posted Dec 15, 2000

Susannah Breslin

21 85%

The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

"Really is pretty hysterical."

Posted Dec 15, 2000

Andy Klein

22 97%

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001)

"A first-rate Chinese action film that can stand with the best."

Posted Dec 8, 2000

Andy Klein

23 40%

Proof of Life (2000)

"It's an effective, often gripping film that is likely to satisfy a broad range of viewers."

Posted Dec 8, 2000

Andy Klein

24 10%

Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

"Solomon brings absolutely nothing to the party, besides a level of directorial incompetence that one rarely sees in major studio films."

Posted Dec 8, 2000

Andy Klein

25 19%

The Next Best Thing (2000)

"Dry dialogue, too many contrived situations and a frightfully wooden performance by Madonna."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

John Schlesinger

26 93%

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

"Star Wars remains a cinematic benchmark and a greater fantasy than its countless imitators of the past 20 years."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Christopher Brandon

27 80%

Bowfinger (1999)

"Bowfinger is a smart and often hysterical film!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000

M. Meghan McCarthy

28 27%

Hollow Man (2000)

"The film becomes so much urgent nonsense, its killing spree [is] neither cheaply thrilling nor even more cheaply cathartic."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

J. Rentilly

29 43%

Center Stage (2000)

"It is so bad, it actually made me realize that life doesn't hold try-outs and I should use my time doing better things than watching Center Stage."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Susannah Breslin

30 49%

The Corruptor (1998)

"The Corruptor is as close as Hollywood's going to get to copying Hong Kong action style!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Christopher Brandon

31 30%

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

"If all history lessons were this stylish, elementary school would have been a better place."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Matt Kelsey

32 13%

Book of Shadows - Blair Witch 2 (2000)

"Is it scary? Sad to say, no, not very often."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Andy Klein

33 75%

Rugrats in Paris - The Movie (2000)

"It was all so cute, I couldn't help but enjoy it."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Margueritte Pelissier

34 72%

The Best Man (1999)

"This film oversimplifies the concept of unrequited love, and over-romanticizes the notion of everlasting love."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

A. Scott Walton

35 94%

Three Kings (1999)

"It's full of energy and drops an emotional bomb with its unexpected tale of reluctant heroes."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Daysun Chang

36 79%

The Thin Red Line (1998)

"The greatest war movie ever made!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Graham Verdon

37 33%

Final Destination (2000)

"The intentions of this film are to be a clever, dark, horror picture, but it manages only to elevate itself to the level of sheer idiocy."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Tom Cappello

38 65%

Dinosaur (2000)

"Dinosaur does exactly what it should: Take the wee ones on a vicarious trip through an adventure both visually terrifying and emotionally thrilling at the same time."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Susannah Breslin

39 22%

Lucky Numbers (2000)

"The jokes simply aren't there; and, while some individual scenes work, the overall pacing is uneven."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Andy Klein

40 48%

Bamboozled (2000)

"Whereas Do the Right Thing left audiences stimulated, at the end of Bamboozled we feel exhausted and confused."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Andy Klein

41 61%

Return to Me (2000)

"I could almost recommend Return to Me to the more saccharine of my acquaintances were it not for a sugary denouement."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Erin Podolsky

42 31%

28 Days (2000)

"The saddest part about 28 Days is it's more fun when it's drunk."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

J. Rentilly

43 56%

Godzilla 2000 (2000)

"Godzilla 2000 is the one movie this summer that every parent of a child under 30 must take their kid to go see as a living example of what the joy of movies is all about."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

David Poland

44 17%

I Got The Hook-Up (1998)

"Personally, I found it in the same league as Clerks, and people call Kevin Smith a genius."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Andy Jones

45 78%

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

"Requiem wants to be about more than drug addiction ... Alas, Requiem is only about drug addiction."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

J. Rentilly

46 40%

The Replacements (2000)

"Mind-achingly mediocre in every regard."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

J. Rentilly

47 56%

Deep Blue Sea (1999)

"A silly no-brainer!"

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Christopher Brandon

48 39%

Black and White (2002)

"A flagrant waste of an all-star cast."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Pauline Adamek

49 97%

Chicken Run (2000)

"What makes Chicken Run so successful is the filmmakers' obvious love for clay animation."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

Heather Feher

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