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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 15%

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

"...a comedy that aimed below the lowest common denominator, and hit its target."

Posted Jul 27, 2001

Rob McKinnon

2 51%

Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

"...an exceptionally good action flick with fine performances, lots of great and more realistic than usual action as well as good plot and dialogue."

Posted Jul 27, 2001

Rob McKinnon

3 68%

Legally Blonde (2001)

"...lots of laughs and a charming and winning performance by Ms. Witherspoon."

Posted Jul 27, 2001

Rob McKinnon

4 51%

Lost and Delirious (2001)

"It`s a hauntingly beautiful love story and a painfully dramatic and tragic story of the high human cost of ignorance, intolerance, and the punitive pressure to be 'normal.'"

Posted Jul 27, 2001

Rob McKinnon

5 54%

Everybody's Famous! (2001)

"...a very touching film that never loses its comedic focus."

Posted Jul 27, 2001

Rob McKinnon

6 45%

Planet of the Apes (2001)

"this will be the blockbuster hit of the summer"

Posted Jul 27, 2001

Rob McKinnon

7 86%

The Closet (Le Placard) (2001)

"It's brilliant. And for a real treat you can hear FRANCIS VEBER's interview on the film now at the ITEN.NET website. "

Posted Jul 6, 2001

Rob McKinnon

8 73%

A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

"Osment literally carries the film on his young shoulders, brilliantly....It's a terrific piece of cinematic work."

Posted Jun 29, 2001

Rob McKinnon

9 30%

The Animal (2001)

"The film could have fizzled-out easily except for Schneider's ability to throw himself into the animal shtick with complete and wild abandon."

Posted Jun 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

10 65%

Bread and Roses (2001)

"This is a powerful human story and a skillfully executed film that is compelling and moving."

Posted Jun 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

11 86%

Sexy Beast (2000)

"You may never again think of him as Ghandi. There's no doubt that this is a perfect piece of cinema noir. "

Posted Jun 21, 2001

Rob McKinnon

12 89%

Himalaya (L'Enfance d'un Chef) (Caravan) (1999)

"the kind of suspense that nature itself creates when basic survival is at stake--an experience you shouldn't miss"

Posted Jun 21, 2001

Rob McKinnon

13 26%

Swordfish (2001)

"really good plot, credible acting, intelligent writing, and fun"

Posted Jun 13, 2001

Rob McKinnon

14 93%

The Circle (Dayereh) (2001)

"a strangely powerful film"

Posted Jun 13, 2001

Rob McKinnon

15 49%

Atlantis - The Lost Empire (2001)

"...the entire ensemble is so perfectly cast and delivers such wonderful and memorable performances...."

Posted Jun 13, 2001

Rob McKinnon

16 100%

The Taste of Others (2000)

"This is an absolutely charming and witty film that has a highly original and intelligent script. Ms. Jaoui is a very talented person. "

Posted Jun 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

17 71%

Chopper (2001)

"The subject matter had potential, but the film doesn't achieve it. It's simply repulsive."

Posted Jun 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

18 76%

Moulin Rouge! (2001)

"Visually stunning, but substantively the film is vacuous and lame."

Posted Jun 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

19 25%

Pearl Harbor (2001)

"It's visually big, really big, and it's entertaining. It gets poor marks for history and authenticity."

Posted Jun 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

20 33%

Angel Eyes (2001)

"Everything worked for me in this film. Angel Eyes was an absolutely delightful surprise."

Posted Jun 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

21 88%

Shrek (2001)

"This production is first-class from script to execution."

Posted Jun 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

22 0%

Attraction (2001)

"an interesting journey into the dark side of young love, passion, and self-awareness"

Posted May 10, 2001

Rob McKinnon

23 58%

The Luzhin Defence (2001)

"There's as much suspense and tension in the (chess) competition as in any football film I've ever seen."

Posted May 10, 2001

Rob McKinnon

24 47%

The Mummy Returns (2001)

"a strong sequel and one that seems to know when it wants to thrill you and when it wants to have fun"

Posted May 7, 2001

Rob McKinnon

25 7%

The Forsaken (2001)

"It's gory and disgusting for sure, but brings a kind of contemporary credibility to the vampire myth. "

Posted May 7, 2001

Rob McKinnon

26 14%

Driven (2001)

"It's a film made for the videogame generation: full of frenetic ...sound and fury...(Yeah, you got it) signifying nothing."

Posted May 7, 2001

Rob McKinnon

27 96%

With A Friend Like Harry (2001)

"an effective thriller that should keep you on the edge of your seat"

Posted Apr 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

28 33%

One Night at McCool's (2001)

"It probes the psychological aspects of such human drives as lust, mayhem, lust, bingo, lust, DVDs, lust, and the finer points of home decorating."

Posted Apr 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

29 71%

Shadow Magic (2000)

"It's great fun, provocatively interesting, and beautifully produced. Performances of Xia Yu and Jared Harris are first-rate."

Posted Apr 22, 2001

Rob McKinnon

30 88%

The Widow of Saint-Pierre (The Widow of St. Pierre) (La veuve de Saint-Pierre) (2000)

"It's very well produced and pretty to look at...but kind of slow going and too clumsily propagandistic for my tastes."

Posted Apr 12, 2001

Rob McKinnon

31 28%

Kingdom Come (2001)

"lightweight but delightful, warm, sometimes funny and positive"

Posted Apr 11, 2001

Rob McKinnon

32 92%

Memento (2000)

"GUY PEARCE...in a tour de force performance"

Posted Apr 11, 2001

Rob McKinnon

33 55%

Blow (2001)

"a first-rate film, a contemporary American story, a classic American tragedy"

Posted Apr 11, 2001

Rob McKinnon

34 46%

Where the Money Is (2000)

"thoroughly entertaining and kept me happily amused"

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

35 42%

What Planet Are You From? (2000)

"This one plays consistently to the end...a fine example of how to write an effective and funny comedy. "

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

36 27%

Trixie (2000)

"interesting and oddly entertaining"

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

37 67%

Small Time Crooks (2000)

"It delivers a well plotted, perfectly developed story peopled with a wonderful cast of interesting though definitely eccentric characters..."

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

38 79%

Shanghai Noon (2000)

"The entire cast delivers the comedic goods with all the sincerity of a Shakespearean troop."

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

39 54%

Scary Movie (2000)

"an envelope pushing, outrageous, and wonderfully funny take-off of contemporary fright films"

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

40 63%

Saving Grace (2000)

"Undeniably funny film starring a wonderful actress, Brenda Blethyn."

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

41 78%

East Is East (1999)

"...much more than just a comedy. It's one of the most human films I've ever had the pleasure of enjoying."

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

42 29%

Drowning Mona (2000)

"DANNY DEVITO delivers the only solid performance in the film."

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

43 70%

Series 7: The Contenders (2001)

"It's as perfectly executed and entertaining an example of film satire as you're ever likely to see."

Posted Apr 1, 2001

Rob McKinnon

44 84%

George Washington (2000)

"It's not badly done and the kids do deliver very credible performances"

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

45 98%

Croupier (2000)

"An absolutely first-rate character driven story"

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

46 76%

The Contender (2000)

"a very solidly told story of political intrigue and conflict"

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

47 85%

Billy Elliot (2000)

"It's original, human, character-driven, beautifully conceived and executed."

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

48 84%

Erin Brockovich (2000)

"In Erin Brockovich Julia Roberts delivers in grand form."

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

49 75%

Quills (2000)

"This is an intelligent film and an absolutely not-to-be-missed cinema experience."

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

50 76%

Gladiator (2000)

"A very effectively done sword-and-sandal epic"

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Rob McKinnon

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