City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 75%

Gabrielle (2006)

Posted Nov 18, 2006

Jim Ridley

2 52%

Strangers with Candy (2005)

EDIT

Posted Nov 15, 2006

3 31%

Running With Scissors (2006)

EDIT

Posted Oct 29, 2006

4 66%

Shortbus (2006)

EDIT

Posted Oct 28, 2006

5 37%

Death of a President (2006)

Posted Oct 21, 2006

Jim Ridley

6 92%

The Departed (2006)

EDIT

Posted Oct 8, 2006

7 87%

Jesus Camp (2006)

EDIT

Posted Oct 8, 2006

8 57%

Jim Brown: All-American (2002)

Posted Oct 7, 2006

James Diers

9 85%

Old Joy (2006)

Posted Sep 23, 2006

Amy Taubin

10 ——

Drácula (Dracula, Spanish Version) (1931)

EDIT

Posted Sep 23, 2006

11 87%

Jesus Camp (2006)

"The doc these kids would make with flea market camcorders couldn't possibly be as ugly as this absurdly hypocritical critique of the far right's role in escalating the culture war."

Posted Sep 19, 2006

Rob Nelson

12 68%

World Trade Center (2006)

"Stone's message--shrewder than other liberal campaigns of the last five years--is undeniably political."

Posted Aug 9, 2006

Rob Nelson

13 91%

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

EDIT

Posted Aug 6, 2006

14 47%

Miami Vice (2006)

EDIT

Posted Aug 5, 2006

15 40%

Scoop (2006)

"It not only lacks the verve and energy of Allen's best New York-based work, it feels culturally adrift, like some bewildered tourist trying to read a city map held upside down."

Posted Jul 25, 2006

Bill Gallo

16 63%

Clerks II (2006)

EDIT

Posted Jul 23, 2006

17 80%

Candy (1968)

EDIT

Posted Jul 15, 2006

18 97%

L'Armée des ombres (Army in the Shadows) (1969)

"Escapism in Melville's cinema inevitably gives way to existentialism; pure entertainment becomes unattainable."

Posted Jul 7, 2006

Rob Nelson

19 69%

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

"What a breath of fresh air this stifling, claustrophobic, boldly uningratiating vision of an American subculture's last gasp imparts to its contrarian core audience."

Posted Jul 7, 2006

Rob Nelson

20 56%

The King (2006)

Posted Jul 1, 2006

Bill Gallo

21 40%

Nacho Libre (2006)

EDIT

Posted Jun 24, 2006

22 ——

City of Factories (Maquilapolis) (2006)

"The filmmakers remind us that their subjects are owners of their pain before humanely mobilizing them as foot soldiers and architects of their salvation."

Posted Jun 9, 2006

Ed Gonzalez

23 52%

Matthew Barney: No Restraint (2006)

"May be the perfect puff piece for anyone wanting to show up to Barney and Björk's house with something intelligent to say about the goo coming out of their orifices."

Posted Jun 6, 2006

Ed Gonzalez

24 36%

Art School Confidential (2006)

EDIT

Posted Jun 3, 2006

25 86%

Cinema, Asprin And Vultures (cinema, Aspirinas E Urubus) (2006)

"This Brazilian film has been greeted with the same sort of polite praise that Daughters of the Dust earned years ago from left-leaning critics enamored with purportedly novel modes of expression and exotic representation."

Posted May 25, 2006

Ed Gonzalez

26 68%

Hard Candy (2006)

EDIT

Posted May 13, 2006

27 91%

United 93 (2006)

EDIT

Posted May 13, 2006

28 56%

The Notorious Bettie Page (2006)

Posted May 6, 2006

Jim Ridley

29 84%

Mongolian Ping Pong (Lu Cao di) (2006)

"Director Ning Hao snaps a pretty picture, tinged with bittersweet growing pains."

Posted Apr 19, 2006

Ed Gonzalez

30 86%

Thank You For Smoking (2006)

EDIT

Posted Apr 8, 2006

31 86%

L'Enfant (The Child) (2006)

"L'Enfant nudges both its protagonist and its audience toward unlikely affection."

Posted Apr 7, 2006

Rob Nelson

32 86%

Inside Man (2006)

Posted Apr 1, 2006

Michael Atkinson

33 35%

Ask the Dust (2006)

EDIT

Posted Mar 25, 2006

34 ——

Mercedes ()

"In all of Mercedes' expressions is the feeling of a literate prankster wildly goosing a stuffed-shirt culture."

Posted Mar 21, 2006

Ed Gonzalez

35 90%

Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)

Posted Mar 18, 2006

Jessica Winter

36 7%

Date Movie (2006)

Posted Mar 4, 2006

David Ng

37 89%

Cache (Hidden) (2005)

EDIT

Posted Feb 18, 2006

38 90%

New York Doll (2005)

Posted Feb 4, 2006

Mikael Wood

39 76%

Match Point (2005)

EDIT

Posted Jan 22, 2006

40 91%

Ballets Russes (2005)

Posted Jan 15, 2006

Caroline Palmer

41 62%

The New World (2005)

EDIT

Posted Jan 15, 2006

42 87%

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

"Midnight Cowboys, Lonesome Doves"

Posted Dec 14, 2005

Rob Nelson

43 84%

King Kong (2005)

"Here's to the Big One"

Posted Dec 14, 2005

Rob Nelson

44 100%

The Conformist (1970)

EDIT

Posted Dec 11, 2005

45 46%

Rent (2005)

EDIT

Posted Dec 6, 2005

46 93%

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

EDIT

Posted Dec 6, 2005

47 61%

Shopgirl (2005)

EDIT

Posted Oct 30, 2005

48 15%

North (1994)

EDIT

Posted Oct 29, 2005

49 49%

Trouble Every Day (Gargoyle) (2001)

EDIT

Posted Oct 22, 2005

50 28%

Elizabethtown (2005)

Posted Oct 15, 2005

Kate Sullivan

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