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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
92%

Amores Perros (2001)

"Never fails to be smart, engaging, audacious and haunting."

Posted Apr 12, 2001
2
28%

Kingdom Come (2001)

"A lightweight, generally pleasant dramedy."

Posted Apr 11, 2001
3
37%

"Celebrates disgusting behavior as much as any Guy Ritchie film, only without the touches of wit and characterization that make Ritchie's work palatable."

Posted Apr 6, 2001
4
33%

Just Visiting (2001)

"Though often crude, obvious and repetitive, in general the movie means well and is played with light, expert brio."

Posted Apr 6, 2001
5
31%

"Artful restraint in presentation can't counterbalance the lunacy of Along Came a Spider's content."

Posted Apr 6, 2001
6
88%

"An extraordinary film about freedom, the loss of innocence and the pull of life's inescapable social forces."

Posted Apr 6, 2001
7
55%

Blow (2001)

"A flat, rather uninvolving cautionary tale that manages to take a pretty compelling true story and turn it into standard-issue television fare."

Posted Apr 6, 2001
8
77%

"Brosnan makes Osnard into one of the spy genre's great cynical manipulators, Bond on a bender. It's too bad the rest of the film can't quite live down to his character."

Posted Mar 30, 2001
9
93%

Spy Kids (2001)

"To sum up, if you want your children to someday appreciate the true art of cinema, Spy Kids is a terrific movie to start with."

Posted Mar 30, 2001
10
43%

"Hopefully, a cure will soon be found for this bovine approach to relationship absurdities."

Posted Mar 30, 2001
11
67%

"More of an interesting curio than a full-fledged film."

Posted Mar 23, 2001
12
9%

"Another witless slob comedy."

Posted Mar 23, 2001
13
53%

Heartbreakers (2001)

"Call it a guilty pleasure. But it's a pleasure nonetheless."

Posted Mar 23, 2001
14
54%

"Worthy tribute to the sacrifice and suffering that such historically necessary hell required."

Posted Mar 16, 2001
15
92%

Memento (2000)

"Relentlessly suspenseful and, at perfectly timed intervals, outlandishly funny."

Posted Mar 16, 2001
16
96%

The Dish (2001)

"An appealing charmer full of grace, good humor and perfectly drawn characters."

Posted Mar 14, 2001
17
63%

Simon Magus (2001)

"Hopkins is determined to give his feature debut an overarching fablelike quality that his writing simply does not support."

Posted Mar 12, 2001
18
88%

"Leconte fans will appreciate a much richer, gnarlier foray into the dangerous realm where fervid commitment takes over lives to the extent of threatening them and all about them."

Posted Mar 12, 2001
19
61%

"Uneven."

Posted Mar 9, 2001
20
33%

15 Minutes (2001)

"Little more than a grim gross-out."

Posted Mar 9, 2001
21
91%

High Fidelity (2000)

22
100%

"An impressive display of tough-minded humanism."

Posted Mar 2, 2001
23
46%

"It's an intriguing bunch of characters who stay with you long after the film's absurd ending has dissipated."

Posted Mar 2, 2001
24
70%

"It's show biz, of course. But, at least in the way that Series 7 presents it, it seems unsettlingly close to the truth."

Posted Mar 2, 2001
25
56%

The Mexican (2001)

"This hodgepodge bears a great deal of charm that's not often found in slicker big-star vehicles."

Posted Mar 2, 2001
26
94%

Last Resort (2001)

"Last Resort ... marks the emergence of a filmmaker who, in cunningly addressing matters of restriction and escape, manages to really capture people with a camera."

Posted Feb 23, 2001
27
14%

"Suffers from a bloated length, a misogynistic spirit and a predominantly humorless tone."

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Posted Feb 23, 2001
28
20%

Monkeybone (2001)

"Boasts kooky insight into the thought processes, or lack thereof, behind such arrested fantasies."

Posted Feb 23, 2001
29
86%

Faithless (2001)

"It's impossible to turn your eyes away from."

Posted Feb 16, 2001
30
20%

Down to Earth (2001)

"Besides being a bad idea, Down to Earth is ineptly staged."

Posted Feb 16, 2001
31
61%

"Paul and Joe (they like to be on a first-name basis with their audience) have created a look that is as basic and down-to-earth as their characters."

Posted Feb 16, 2001
32
39%

Hannibal (2001)

"Falls far short of creating the mesmerizing menace of its justly celebrated predecessor."

Posted Feb 8, 2001
33
21%

"The Invisible Circus remains true to its title, difficult to see the point of or enjoy."

Posted Feb 2, 2001
34
26%

"Take the last exit off the highway to art movie hell, and you'll probably have to stay at The Million Dollar Hotel."

Posted Feb 2, 2001
35
16%

"So awful that even true believers will have difficulty staying awake."

Posted Feb 2, 2001
36
90%
37
16%

"Everything in this movie, save for Matthew McConaughey's lonely understated performance, is shrill, grating and leaden."

Posted Jan 26, 2001
38
78%

The Pledge (2001)

"Nicholson drives the piece with an understated, quietly roiling performance that's the most natural work he's done in at least a decade."

Posted Jan 19, 2001
39
53%

"More interesting as a barometer of suburban girls' fantasies than it is as a movie."

Posted Jan 11, 2001
40
24%

Antitrust (2001)

"This suspenseless, microchip-deep thriller bores whenever it's not a laugh riot display of astonishing idiocy."

Posted Jan 11, 2001
41
92%

Traffic (2000)

42
83%

Thirteen Days (2000)

43
55%

Malena (2000)

44
31%

Vatel (2000)

45
48%
46
32%
47
77%
48
86%

"As smart, witty and nasty as anything you'd expect from the artist."

Posted Dec 22, 2000
49
53%

"This predictable Christmas pudding actually possesses a little flavor, thanks almost entirely to its key performers."

Posted Dec 22, 2000
50
90%

Cast Away (2000)