Authors

Sight and Sound

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 ——

Other Voices Other Rooms (1997)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Rob White

2 73%

The Red Violin (Le violon rouge) (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Nick Kimberley

3 44%

Simon Birch (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Richard Kelly

4 16%

The Astronaut's Wife (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Ken Hollings

5 97%

Le Notti di Cabiria (Nights of Cabiria) (1957)

"Cabiria's story is indeed heartrending, but neither director nor actress allow her time for self-pity."

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Geoffrey Macnab

6 ——

Virtual Sexuality (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Melanie Mcgrath

7 41%

The Big Hit (1998)

"...vacant and ill-conceived..."

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Danny Leigh

8 89%

Hilary and Jackie (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Nick Kimberley

9 67%

Artemisia (1997)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Adrian Searle

10 19%

My Giant (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Kevin Maher

11 ——

À la Place du Coeur (Where the Heart Is) (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Elisabeth Merriman

12 36%

Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Kieron Corless

13 48%

Onegin (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Julian Graffy

14 83%

Underground (1995)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

David Tse

15 23%

Sour Grapes (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Andy Richards

16 62%

Slam (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Richard Kelly

17 20%

Practical Magic (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Kevin Maher

18 ——

Class Trip (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Charlotte O'Sullivan

19 79%

Little Voice (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Andy Medhurst

20 33%

Rogue Trader (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Ken Hollings

21 60%

Among Giants (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Philip Kemp

22 5%

Universal Soldier - The Return (1999)

"A disappointing entry to the sci-fi / action-movie canon."

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Jamie Graham

23 64%

Madeline (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Amanda Lipman

24 33%

Disturbing Behavior (1998)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Danny Leigh

25 97%

The Winslow Boy (1999)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Geoffrey Macnab

26 87%

Affliction (1997)

Posted Mar 5, 2002

Kevin Jackson

27 92%

The Devil's Backbone (El Espinazo del diablo) (2001)

"The work of a great stylist with a uniquely disturbing attraction to, and vision of, the frontier between life and death."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Paul Julian Smith

28 52%

Pecker (1998)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Mark Kermode

29 92%

The Celebration (Festen) (1998)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Peter Matthews

30 80%

Bowfinger (1999)

"Bowfinger bears the same relation to satire as reports of the weekend grosses do to journalism."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Charles Taylor

31 60%

Venus Beauty Institute (2000)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Ginette Vincendeau

32 72%

High Art (1998)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Leslie Felperin

33 85%

An Ideal Husband (1999)

"Moore gives the best display of female Machiavellianism since Bette Davis held court over The Little Foxes."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Peter Matthews

34 67%

The Ninth Configuration (Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane) (1980)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Mark Kermode

35 57%

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

"A murky, talky prequel that emphasises all the series' weakest elements rather than its strongest ones."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Andrew O'Hehir

36 88%

Felicia's Journey (1999)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Jonathan Romney

37 65%

Perfect Blue (1999)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Jonathan Romney

38 67%

Boiler Room (2000)

"Ribisi, such a promising supporting actor in Saving Private Ryan as a medic and Friends as Phoebe's dopey brother, doesn't seem a big enough presence for a starring role yet."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

John Wrathall

39 85%

Wandâfuru raifu (After Life) (1998)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Tony Rayns

40 33%

The Love Letter (1999)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Leslie Felperin

41 86%

Pleasantville (1998)

"Overcomes its moralising and occasional pomposity with magical photographic effects."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Andrew O'Hehir

42 51%

In Praise Of Love (Éloge de l'amour) (2002)

"Its director's most substantial feature for some time."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Keith Reader

43 55%

The Mummy (1999)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Kim Newman

44 12%

My Favorite Martian (1999)

"Only the total collapse of Hollywood can save us from a reprise of My Mother the Car."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Kim Newman

45 59%

Human Traffic (2000)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Xan Brooks

46 83%

American History X (1998)

"A work of impressive scale and craft and not a movie that's easy to dismiss in the end."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Andrew O'Hehir

47 ——

Ano natsu, ichiban shizukana umi (A Scene at the Sea) (1991)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Tony Rayns

48 94%

Autumn Tale (Conte d'Automne) (1999)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Ginette Vincendeau

49 86%

Faithless (2001)

"If Ullmann has unquestionably appropriated from her years with Bergman (and Josephson) a magnificent empathy with her players, she is also rewardingly attentive to visual detail."

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Philip Strick

50 86%

Seul Contre Tous (I Stand Alone) (One Against All) (1998)

Posted Mar 3, 2002

Tony Rayns

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