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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 81%

Pollock (2000)

Posted Apr 16, 2001

Eric D. Snider

2 81%

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

"The script ... is full of glib characters and dry British wit."

Posted Apr 13, 2001

Eric D. Snider

3 11%

Joe Dirt (2001)

"Gets old fast."

Posted Apr 11, 2001

Eric D. Snider

4 53%

Josie and the Pussycats (2001)

"No nostalgia to draw people in, and no compelling humor, characters or situations to keep them there."

Posted Apr 11, 2001

Eric D. Snider

5 71%

Brigham City (2001)

"More insightful, more impacting and more emotionally charged than God's Army."

Posted Apr 10, 2001

Eric D. Snider

6 ——

Julie Johnson (2001)

Posted Apr 10, 2001

Eric D. Snider

7 19%

Blow Dry (2001)

Posted Apr 9, 2001

Eric D. Snider

8 55%

Blow (2001)

"Often wryly, ironically funny as well as achingly tragic."

Posted Apr 6, 2001

Eric D. Snider

9 32%

Along Came a Spider (2001)

"The plot twists come in the final 30 minutes, and while they are entertaining, they're also ludicrous. One begins to wish the movie had stuck with its original plan of just being a mediocre cop thriller, rather than changing into something quasi-clever."

Posted Apr 6, 2001

Eric D. Snider

10 22%

Pokemon 3: The Movie (2001)

"You could give a kid a pair of tube socks and he'd find a way to amuse himself. That doesn't mean tube socks are a brilliant work of art, or worth spending $7 on."

Posted Apr 6, 2001

Eric D. Snider

11 15%

Tomcats (2001)

"Most of the jokes ... rely on the audience being as dumb as the movie is."

Posted Apr 2, 2001

Eric D. Snider

12 9%

Say It Isn't So (2001)

"Tastelessness is one thing; we've learned to deal with it and even enjoy it at times. Unfunny tastelessness is what's unforgiveable."

Posted Apr 2, 2001

Eric D. Snider

13 43%

Someone Like You (2001)

"For a long time, it's unclear which couple we're supposed to be rooting for: Judd and Kinnear, or Judd and Jackman."

Posted Apr 2, 2001

Eric D. Snider

14 93%

Spy Kids (2001)

"A wildly inventive kids' movie that doesn't pander to its audience, isn't full of potty humor, and teaches a good message."

Posted Apr 2, 2001

Eric D. Snider

15 53%

Heartbreakers (2001)

"The film's uneven tone that does it in."

Posted Mar 26, 2001

Eric D. Snider

16 81%

The House of Mirth (2000)

"So mannered and discreet that it's dull."

Posted Mar 21, 2001

Eric D. Snider

17 96%

One Day in September (1999)

Posted Mar 21, 2001

Eric D. Snider

18 32%

Exit Wounds (2001)

"It's not unbearably stupid like some entries in the genre, but neither is it the least bit original or inventive."

Posted Mar 19, 2001

Eric D. Snider

19 92%

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

"Verbally witty and musically appealing."

Posted Mar 15, 2001

Eric D. Snider

20 33%

15 Minutes (2001)

"An ugly, depraved movie that is not so much an indictment of American celebrity culture as it is a worthless pile of trash."

Posted Mar 12, 2001

Eric D. Snider

21 44%

Get Over It (2001)

"For what it is, it's extremely funny."

Posted Mar 12, 2001

Eric D. Snider

22 54%

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

"Law's performance is powerful, though Harris's steely-eyed (but friendly-looking) glare makes him a mite better."

Posted Mar 12, 2001

Eric D. Snider

23 55%

Hamlet (2000)

"The play's dreariness and Hamlet's feelings of isolation and inaction are powerfully conveyed in what is truly a remarkable film."

Posted Mar 8, 2001

Eric D. Snider

24 61%

Recess: School's Out (2001)

"It is amusing and mostly devoid of crude humor, which is worth mentioning with kids' films nowadays."

Posted Mar 5, 2001

Eric D. Snider

25 81%

Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

"A rather entertaining picture."

Posted Mar 5, 2001

Eric D. Snider

26 23%

See Spot Run (2001)

"Leaving aside the constant crudeness, this is a bad movie anyway."

Posted Mar 2, 2001

Eric D. Snider

27 56%

The Mexican (2001)

"A delightfully original film."

Posted Mar 2, 2001

Eric D. Snider

28 86%

Sexy Beast (2000)

"Delicious performances, amusing plot twists, and an enjoyable hearkening back to good old caper films."

Posted Feb 28, 2001

Eric D. Snider

29 53%

My First Mister (2002)

"It's full of emotion, but it's honest emotion, and it's tempered with good humor."

Posted Feb 28, 2001

Eric D. Snider

30 14%

3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)

"The longer the film gets, the less sense it makes."

Posted Feb 23, 2001

Eric D. Snider

31 20%

Monkeybone (2001)

"Perhaps Selick was so intent on getting the crazy stuff right, he neglected to look at the mundane things, like continuity and a good script."

Posted Feb 23, 2001

Eric D. Snider

32 37%

Beautiful Creatures (2001)

"Has a violent, wacko energy that keeps it alive."

Posted Feb 23, 2001

Eric D. Snider

33 57%

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

"Let the movie speak to the child inside you -- the child that is still optimistic and that still believes in magic."

Posted Feb 21, 2001

Eric D. Snider

34 71%

Urbania (2000)

Posted Feb 17, 2001

Eric D. Snider

35 20%

Down to Earth (2001)

"For all his skill as a stand-up, Chris Rock is most assuredly not an actor just yet, and certainly not a leading man in a romantic comedy."

Posted Feb 16, 2001

Eric D. Snider

36 16%

Sweet November (2001)

"I hate to beat a dead horse here, but Keanu Reeves can't act."

Posted Feb 16, 2001

Eric D. Snider

37 80%

My Best Fiend (Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski) (1999)

"As documentaries go, this one is second-rate, consisting of almost nothing but Herzog sitting in locations at which he and Kinski once filmed and reminiscing."

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

38 86%

Shower (2000)

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

39 56%

Groove (2000)

"Offers a look at the underground rave scene, providing an accurate picture of what one night must be like, but without giving any insight beyond the superficial."

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

40 59%

Kikujiro (2000)

"Kikujiro is a failure of a movie, an utter mess that manages to be irritating and offensive IN ADDITION to being the worst thing a film can be: deadly boring."

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

41 95%

Not One Less (Yi ge dou bu neng shao) (2000)

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

42 73%

Bossa Nova (2000)

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

43 67%

Joe Gould's Secret (2000)

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

44 87%

The Color of Paradise (2000)

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

45 65%

East/West (2000)

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

46 51%

Waking the Dead (2000)

"It's a good movie, hampered by an intriguing storyline that winds up being misused."

Posted Feb 14, 2001

Eric D. Snider

47 80%

The Business of Strangers (2001)

"As a first-time effort, it's not altogether bad."

Posted Feb 13, 2001

Eric D. Snider

48 46%

The Caveman's Valentine (2001)

"A satisfying bit of eeriness."

Posted Feb 13, 2001

Eric D. Snider

49 85%

Donnie Darko (2001)

"A mish-mash of disparate, non-cohesive ideas, the sort of film that thinks it's brilliant just because no one understands it."

Posted Feb 13, 2001

Eric D. Snider

50 59%

Scotland, PA. (2001)

"Its clever concept is almost all it has going for it -- and Morrissette seems a little too impressed with himself about the whole thing."

Posted Feb 13, 2001

Eric D. Snider

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