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Anthony Leong

Anthony Leong
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/5 No Score Yet Happy End (2001) ... a compelling and suspenseful drama which uncompromisingly details an explosive situation for which there can never be a happy ending‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted May 26, 2002
4.5/5 92% Insomnia (2002) While "Insomnia" is nowhere near as mind-bending and thought-provoking as "Memento", Christopher Nolan certainly shows that he is not a one-trick pony...‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted May 25, 2002
3.5/5 65% Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) ... an improvement over its predecessor... but that's not saying very much, since the much-maligned "Phantom Menace" wasn't that good to begin with.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted May 21, 2002
4.5/5 No Score Yet Yeopgijeogin geunyeo (My Sassy Girl) (2001) ... easy yet unpredictable blend of laugh-out-loud broad comedy, metaphysical romance, and fun characters...‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted May 7, 2002
4/5 89% Spider-Man (2002) ... a summer blockbuster with the spectacle and depth befitting of the webbed wall-crawler.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted May 6, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet The Quiet Family (Choyonghan kajok) (1998) If you take your comedies black, then you need to look no further...‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted May 6, 2002
3.5/5 No Score Yet Musa (The Warriors) (Musa the Warrior) (2001) ... a technically proficient yet long-winded costume drama that could have used a tighter script.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet Jopog Manura, (My Wife is a Gangster) (2001) ... a laugh out loud mix of hyperkinetic Hong Kong-style martial arts and hilarious 'fish out of water' comedy that is not to be missed.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Apr 24, 2002
4/5 67% The Godfather, Part III (1990) "The Godfather: Part III" is not a bad film-- at best, it is an average effort deserving of a better script.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Apr 20, 2002
4.5/5 97% The Godfather, Part II (1974) ... one of those rare movie sequels that are on par, or even better, than the original film.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Apr 18, 2002
4.5/5 99% The Godfather (1972) ... a well told, beautifully directed, and impeccably acted epic with universal appeal.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet Chingoo (Friend) (Chingu) (2001) "Friend" may have its roots in the done-to-death gangster genre, but in the capable hands of director Kwak Kyung-taek, the material cannot help but be fresh and compelling.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2002
4.5/5 75% JSA: Joint Security Area (Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA) (2000) ... an engaging and emotionally resonant military drama indicative of the continuing maturity of South Korean cinema.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2002
4/5 48% Big Trouble (2002) ... a fun (not to mention funny) ensemble piece about stupid people connected by bizarre circumstances...‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2002
4/5 76% Panic Room (2002) ... the most refreshing take on the Die Hard genre since Speed.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2002
4/5 57% Blade II (2002) ... it is quite a relief to find a vampire movie that doesn't (pardon the pun) suck.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998) Quote not available.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2002
3.5/5 34% Resident Evil (2002) ... offers the game's fans exactly what they are looking for: machine guns, zombies, and a dash of martial arts.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Mar 20, 2002
2.5/5 29% The Time Machine (2002) ... Wells would probably be shocked by how his work has been bastardized by his own great-grandson...‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet Ditto (2000) ... a bittersweet drama that offers up some interesting perspectives on the national psyche of South Korea.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Mar 6, 2002
4/5 86% Chunhyangdyun (2000) ...though the film's initial slow pacing and narrative style take some getting used to, overall, "Chunhyang" is a pleasant take on an age-old folk tale.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2002
3.5/5 72% Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) ...will likely appeal to fans of Hong Kong 'fant-asia' cinema or martial arts films... and probably test the patience of everyone else.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2002
4/5 60% Hart's War (2002) ...truly distinguishes itself in the second half with some surprising developments that uproot audience preconceptions and expectations.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2002
3.5/5 58% Birthday Girl (2002) Sardonic yet sweet, predictable yet droll, "The Birthday Girl" is a decent diversion to remedy the February blahs.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2002
2/5 11% Kung Pow! Enter the Fist (2002) ...if it had been only half-an-hour long or a TV special, the humor would have been fast and furious-- at ninety minutes, it drags.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2002
5/5 85% The Joy Luck Club (1993) ... ends up transcending all races and cultures with its heartfelt examination of the special bond between mothers and their daughters.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Jan 24, 2002
3.5/5 90% Lantana (2002) ... unveils a web of human misery that spreads like wildfire in the aftermath of a murder.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Jan 23, 2002
4/5 76% Black Hawk Down (2001) ... a gritty, violent, and ugly look at the soldier's experience in war, one that is not easily forgotten after one leaves the theater.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Jan 20, 2002
5/5 No Score Yet Failan (2001) ...an unforgettable emotional experience of unparalleled depth and power.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2002
4/5 No Score Yet Siwore (Il Mare) (2000) ...a smart and stirring entry in the romance genre, a bittersweet confection that is not easily forgotten.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2002
3.5/5 86% Gosford Park (2001) ...those with an ear for smartly written dialogue and penchant for whodunit mysteries with English settings will probably find it a worthwhile stay.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2002
2/5 93% In the Bedroom (2001) Though all the right ingredients seem to be in place... Todd Field's 'slow boil' approach to telling the story ends up spoiling the soup.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2001
2/5 67% Ali (2001) ...it is disappointing to see Smith's assiduous turn being wasted in this bloated bio-pic, a film in dire need of both an editor and a point.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2001
3.5/5 50% Kate & Leopold (2001) ...a quaint, lighthearted, and fun two-hour diversion, well-suited for the holiday season.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 25, 2001
3/5 80% The Royal Tenenbaums (2002) ...those put off by the director's previous films may find this film to be a bit tedious and the humor strained... deficiencies that eclipse the moments of brilliance.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2001
4.5/5 75% A Beautiful Mind (2001) ... simply a beautiful film that will easily find a place among the year's ten best.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2001
4/5 42% The Majestic (2001) Charming, moving, and with just the right balance of humor, "The Majestic" is a heartwarming film that strikes the perfect chord for the holidays.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2001
4.5/5 91% The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Tolkien fans, your long-awaited day of reckoning has truly arrived!‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2001
4/5 No Score Yet Art Museum by the Zoo (1999) ...another example of the buried treasure waiting to be discovered in modern South Korean cinema.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2001
4/5 42% Vanilla Sky (2001) ... a dark and surreal genre-bending amalgam of romance, psychological thriller, murder mystery, and science fiction.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2001
4/5 93% No Man's Land (2001) ...brimming with absurdity, cynicism, and uncompromising tragedy.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2001
3.5/5 82% Ocean's Eleven (2001) ...thanks to the astute direction of Soderbergh, an updated script, and a charismatic cast, this is a remake that actually surpasses the original.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2001
4/5 37% Behind Enemy Lines (2001) ...an effective action-thriller packed with entertaining eye candy, likable characters, and a story that hooks you in quickly.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2001
3.5/5 66% Spy Game (2001) ...a thinking man's spy film, offering more of a John Le Carr flavor by placing its emphasis on the gamesmanship and the human toll of international espionage.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2001
4/5 80% Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) ... there's definitely something about "Harry".‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2001
4.5/5 89% Amélie (2001) If there is one sure bet for a Best Foreign Film Oscar nomination for 2001, it would have to be "Amelie "...‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2001
4/5 55% Osmosis Jones (2001) ... an animated film that will appeal to both kids and adults.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2001
3.5/5 66% Heist (2001) ... an enjoyable thriller that wholeheartedly demonstrates what the heist genre should be all about.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2001
3.5/5 81% The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) ... a classic Coen Brothers concoction...‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2001
4/5 96% Monsters, Inc. (2001) ...it doesn't take long for "Monsters, Inc." to pull you in and make you forget that it is only a movie, albeit a great one.‐ MediaCircus
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2001