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Andrew Howe

Andrew Howe
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2.5/4 No Score Yet Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (2001) An unusual concoction, washing down elements of Rain Man and The Mechanic with a healthy dose of independent-filmmaker swagger.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2002
2/4 54% The Transporter (2002) Serves up tiresome characters, a reheated narrative and emasculated action sequences.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2002
3/4 72% Das Experiment (The Experiment) (2001) A dark testament to the corruption born of absolute power.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2002
3/4 60% K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) If you can ignore the first hour you'll be privy to a gut-wrenching and thought-provoking experience.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2002
3/4 62% Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) An appealing film that defies simple categorisation.‐
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2002
3/4 64% Negocios Sucios (2002) Writer/director David Caesar ladles on the local flavour with a hugely enjoyable film about changing times, clashing cultures and the pleasures of a well-made pizza.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 20, 2002
2.5/4 No Score Yet Australian Rules (2002) A worthwhile addition to an area of Australian cinema that's long overdue for expansion.‐
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2002
2.5/4 64% The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001) Anyone who lasts the distance will be treated to some truly absurd sequences.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2002
3/4 77% The Hotel New Hampshire (1984) Veers between brilliance and banality with an almost manic enthusiasm.‐
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2002
3.5/4 94% About a Boy (2002) Blows away the big-name competition with its incisive script, memorable characters and first-rate performances.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2002
3/4 38% For the Boys (1991) There are moments when you might find yourself moved beyond reasonable expectation.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2002
2.5/4 39% 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992) The moments when it approaches greatness only make its shortcomings that much more transparent.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2002
3/4 85% Rain (2001) Rain is a small treasure, enveloping the viewer in a literal and spiritual torpor that is anything but cathartic.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2002
3/4 90% Together (2001) The film's supposed status as a feel-good flick originates from its ability to remind us that we're never alone in our failings.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 13, 2002
3/4 88% Italian for Beginners (2001) As long as Dogme filmmakers continue to exercise this brand of thoughtful, intelligent filmmaking the movement is in safe hands.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2002
3/4 33% Windtalkers (2002) A powerful and involving film that bears the unmistakeable imprint of the greatest action director of our time.‐
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2002
2.5/4 28% Life or Something Like It (2002) While the finished product is not without merit it's difficult to erase the bitter taste of squandered opportunities.‐
Read More | Posted May 21, 2002
3/4 No Score Yet Beneath Clouds (2002) One of the few feature films to canvass the issues facing the aboriginal community from an adolescent perspective.‐
Read More | Posted May 21, 2002
2.5/4 66% Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) If you're not a long-standing admirer there's little reason to join the queues on opening night.‐
Read More | Posted May 15, 2002
2.5/4 53% Storytelling (2002) Solondz is so intent on hammering home his message that he forgets to make it entertaining.‐
Read More | Posted May 15, 2002
2.5/4 63% We Were Soldiers (2002) A breathtaking but ultimately insubstantial fireworks display.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 27, 2002
3/4 66% My Wife Is an Actress (2002) An amusing and unexpectedly insightful examination of sexual jealousy, resentment and the fine line between passion and pretence.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2002
1/4 18% Long Time Dead (2003) Long Time Dead? Not nearly long enough.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
2.5/4 56% Sidewalks of New York (2001) Burns's ear for dialogue prevents it from becoming a forgotten footnote to a promising career.‐
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2002
3/4 73% The Last Kiss (El Último Beso) (2002) What it lacks in substance it makes up for in heart.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2002
3/4 86% Va Savoir (2001) An intelligent, sophisticated hymn to modern-day relationships.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2002
3.5/4 80% The Royal Tenenbaums (2002) There are so many unexpected delights that you can forgive Anderson and Wilson for failing to craft a coherent whole.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2002
2/4 34% Mean Machine (2002) The scriptwriters are no less a menace to society than the film's characters.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2002
3/4 77% Ice Age (2002) If you haven't lost the ability to wind back the years for eighty minutes you'll find much to like.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2002
2.5/4 84% La Stanza del Figlio (The Son's Room) (2002) The nondescript characters and straightforward narrative contribute to an unusually clinical experience.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2002
3.5/4 75% A Beautiful Mind (2001) If you watch it with your heart instead of your head you'll be privy to a profoundly moving experience.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2002
2/4 71% Made (2001) The script's mildly diverting excursions into low-level drama and sporadically amusing set pieces aren't enough to justify the price of a ticket.‐
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2002
3.5/4 94% Nashville (1975) See it, think about it, then see it again. It's the voice of America, and the passage of time has done nothing to dull its clarity.‐
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2002
3/4 79% Iris (2001) The brief running time and clinical atmosphere undermine the potentially poignant meditations.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2002
1/4 15% D-Tox (Eye See You) (2002) A profoundly stupid affair, populating its hackneyed and meanspirited storyline with cardboard characters and performers who value cash above credibility.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2002
3/4 82% Ocean's Eleven (2001) The heist itself is sufficiently daunting that it'll keep you watching long past the time when you've ceased to give a damn about the participants.‐
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2002
3.5/4 91% The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) When the awe on the characters' faces is mirrored on your own you know you're in the presence of a film that makes an objective assessment redundant.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2001
4/4 89% Amélie (2001) See it, love it, and let Amélie renew your connection with life's simple pleasures - when it's over, you'll wonder how you lived this long without it.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2001
2/4 59% Serendipity (2001) A sugary slab of wish-fulfilment that will have most viewers reaching for the insulin.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2001
2.5/4 44% Rat Race (2001) A test of patience that throws enough inspiration into the mix to keep you from heading for the exit.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2001
2/4 37% Behind Enemy Lines (2001) This tiresome, half-baked game of cat and mouse is another case of too much formula, too little talent.‐
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2001
3/4 51% Shallow Hal (2001) Two fine performances and the thought-provoking subject matter raise it above the level of a disposable comedy.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2001
2.5/4 73% The Score (2001) The script's refusal to take any chances is the film's death knell‐
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2001
3/4 64% Bandits (2001) Three enjoyable performances are enough to place it on the map.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2001
2/4 52% The Last Castle (2001) A career-ending missive from two seriously disturbed individuals.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2001
2/4 53% Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) If Dogma and Chasing Amy were incisive comedies that breathed life into a stagnating genre, then Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back is Kevin Smith's suicide note.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2001
3.5/4 83% The Others (2001) One of the most enjoyable, artfully-constructed films of the year.‐
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2001
3/4 No Score Yet One Night the Moon (2001) The impressive cinematography, thoughtful compositions and poignant denouement more than compensate for its brevity.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2001
2/4 No Score Yet Let's Get Skase (2001) The pedestrian script never rises above its one-note concept.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2001
3/4 64% Zoolander (2001) Delivers on the strength of impeccable casting, flashy visuals, top-notch production design and a script that isn't afraid to toss something into the air and see how it flies.‐
Read More | Posted Oct 31, 2001