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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 34%

Poolhall Junkies (2002)

"Suffers from All-About-Me-itis, the common writer-director-star syndrome wherein every facet of the film is chosen to make the filmmaker look good."

Posted Apr 5, 2003

Tim Chandler

2 91%

Blade Runner (1982)

Posted Mar 30, 2003

Tim Chandler

3 29%

The Hunted (2003)

"Oozes testosterone, but without the macho swagger found in so many of today's thrillers that just reeks of adequacy issues."

Posted Mar 30, 2003

Tim Chandler

4 87%

The Quiet American (2003)

"The central story is solid, but the rest of film fails to support it in any meaningful way."

Posted Mar 18, 2003

Tim Chandler

5 42%

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

"How to Waste 12 Bucks in 2 Hours."

Posted Feb 23, 2003

Tim Chandler

6 40%

Dead or Alive: Final (2002)

"Final brings Miike's beloved DOA series to a limping close."

Posted Feb 8, 2003

Tim Chandler

7 88%

I Am Trying to Break Your Heart - A Film About Wilco (2002)

"I Am Trying To Break Your Heart is not a documentary film - it is a love letter written by a groupie."

Posted Jan 25, 2003

Tim Chandler

8 50%

Rub & Tug (Les Masseuses) (2003)

"It is nice to sit through a Canadian film full of deviant sexual behaviour and not once be forcefully reminded of it."

Posted Jan 12, 2003

Tim Chandler

9 83%

All or Nothing (2002)

"Leigh's film suffers from the narrative structure necessary to make his point."

Posted Jan 9, 2003

Tim Chandler

10 75%

The Cat's Meow (2001)

"It all feels like a high school play."

Posted Jan 9, 2003

Tim Chandler

11 77%

Ice Age (2002)

"Ends up somewhere near the back of the family film bus."

Posted Jan 9, 2003

Tim Chandler

12 96%

The Pianist (2002)

"Of all of 2002's output, The Pianist moved me most."

Posted Jan 9, 2003

Tim Chandler

13 55%

FUBAR (2002)

"One of the better films to come out of the 2002 Sundance Film Festival."

Posted Jan 8, 2003

Tim Chandler

14 8%

The New Guy (2002)

"DJ Qualls' expiry date has already passed."

Posted Jan 8, 2003

Tim Chandler

15 20%

Jason X (2002)

"Any fan who thought it a mistake to have ever moved Jason out of Crystal Lake is in for a coronary."

Posted Jan 8, 2003

Tim Chandler

16 96%

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

"This middle film will likely go down as the weakest of the three."

Posted Jan 4, 2003

Tim Chandler

17 96%

Bowling for Columbine (2002)

"One of the most insulting, arrogant and poorly put together documentaries I have ever seen. The amount of shame-worthy material here makes me sad to see that the film has been embraced by so many people."

Posted Jan 2, 2003

Tim Chandler

18 79%

Antwone Fisher (2002)

"Fisher's adaptation of his own life is full of emotional power."

Posted Dec 17, 2002

Tim Chandler

19 57%

Die Another Day (2002)

"Obvious effort was made to make a damn good Bond film. Those efforts, sadly, went astray."

Posted Dec 2, 2002

Tim Chandler

20 92%

Bloody Sunday (2002)

"Bloody Sunday is riveting and nauseating and contains one of the year's best performances. Too bad the subject matter is recreated so lop-sidedly."

Posted Nov 22, 2002

Tim Chandler

21 78%

Gaza Strip (2002)

"Highlights the plight of the Palestinians caught between the suicide bombers and the Israeli military trying to catch them."

Posted Nov 11, 2002

Tim Chandler

22 79%

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

"One of the finest romances written for film in at least a decade."

Posted Nov 7, 2002

Tim Chandler

23 46%

Orange County (2002)

"Orange County is a mediocre dog."

Posted Oct 31, 2002

Tim Chandler

24 53%

The Fast and the Furious (2001)

"Appallingly bad even by the genre's weak standards."

Posted Oct 30, 2002

Tim Chandler

25 93%

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

"Star Wars is and always will be the ultimate fantasy experience."

Posted Oct 19, 2002

Tim Chandler

26 ——

Horror (2005)

"The worst horror movie since 1962's Eegah."

Posted Oct 14, 2002

Tim Chandler

27 56%

Visitor Q (Bijitā Q) (2002)

"An incredible mix of depravity and social parody. This film must not be missed!!!"

Posted Oct 12, 2002

Tim Chandler

28 73%

Father of the Bride (1991)

Posted Oct 7, 2002

Tim Chandler

29 71%

The Lady and the Duke (2001)

"Rohmer's artistic vision has never been stronger, but he fails to include any emotion in his story."

Posted Oct 7, 2002

Tim Chandler

30 74%

Signs (2002)

"A wonderful little film about faith... and aliens."

Posted Sep 29, 2002

Tim Chandler

31 91%

National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

Posted Sep 26, 2002

Tim Chandler

32 94%

Sous le sable (Under the Sand) (2001)

"A powerful, emotional story of how grief can mess up your life."

Posted Sep 26, 2002

Tim Chandler

33 28%

Friday the 13th Part VII - The New Blood (1988)

Posted Sep 26, 2002

Tim Chandler

34 96%

I'm Going Home (2001)

"A powerful film about the grieving process."

Posted Sep 26, 2002

Tim Chandler

35 73%

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

Posted Sep 25, 2002

Tim Chandler

36 74%

Maverick (1994)

Posted Sep 25, 2002

Tim Chandler

37 81%

The Good Girl (2002)

"The Good Girl fails on almost every level."

Posted Sep 25, 2002

Tim Chandler

38 88%

Songs From the Second Floor (2002)

"A rare cinematic achievement; film as higher art form."

Posted Aug 31, 2002

Tim Chandler

39 81%

Road to Perdition (2002)

"The Best American film of 2002 to date."

Posted Aug 19, 2002

Tim Chandler

40 36%

Cocoon: The Return (1988)

Posted Aug 16, 2002

Tim Chandler

41 44%

Return of the Living Dead 3 (1993)

Posted Aug 16, 2002

Tim Chandler

42 48%

XXX (2002)

"James Bond with tats and a bad attitude."

Posted Aug 16, 2002

Tim Chandler

43 91%

Blade Runner (1982)

"A dystopian vision of an America where progress has run its course."

Posted Jul 28, 2002

Tim Chandler

44 22%

Impostor (2002)

"Barely registers anywhere but on your rods and cones."

Posted Jul 23, 2002

Tim Chandler

45 39%

Men in Black II (2002)

"It all adds up to mediocrity."

Posted Jul 18, 2002

Tim Chandler

46 91%

Minority Report (2002)

"Minority Report is a rarity: a Hollywood blockbuster that also makes you think."

Posted Jul 6, 2002

Tim Chandler

47 95%

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

"2001 will forever hold a place as the central pillar of science fiction"

Posted Jul 5, 2002

Tim Chandler

48 95%

Lagaan - Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

"Proof that the old Hollywood musical magic is alive and well - and living in Bombay."

Posted Jun 22, 2002

Tim Chandler

49 77%

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

"The emotional pull of the cast and the film's vibe pull you in despite the flaws."

Posted Jun 21, 2002

Tim Chandler

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