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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
100%

Shen nu, (The Goddess) (1934)

"This exercise in social realism can be slow and requires concentration, but The Goddess provides a first- hand look at a remarkable performance by Ruan." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jan 29, 2014
2.5/4 72%

The Best Man (1999)

"The glossy ensemble cast is consistently interesting." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 81%

Bowfinger (1999)

"Martin the writer plants some wicked barbs in Hollywood's rear end about creative financing of movies and hoarding of profits, the art of the deal, hipper-than-thou attitudes and exploitation." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 71%

The Cider House Rules (1999)

"[It] is a fable that turns into a 1940s New England variation on Charles Dickens. It is also one dickens of an American movie." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
4/4 56%

The Mummy (1999)

Quote not available. ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
1/4 40%

Snake Eyes (1998)

"What might have been fascinating after a while becomes frustrating and, finally, a real slog." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 79%

Shanghai Noon (2000)

"This is almost Mel Brooks territory: The frontiersmen think the Chinese are Jews, while the white settlers think it's the Sioux who are. This is equal-opportunity nuttiness, and there's a method to it." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 60%

Rush Hour (1998)

"Rush Hour is a righteous title for an action comedy, and that's only the beginning." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
1/4 7%

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)

"When Bad Things Happen to Stupid People might have been a better title." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
4/4 95%

Gods and Monsters (1998)

Quote not available. ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 62%

Arlington Road (1999)

Quote not available. ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
4/4 89%

Topsy-Turvy (1999)

"The film is a delight and a surprise, all the more so since Leigh is associated with gritty working-class stories." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
4/4 79%

Fight Club (1999)

"Delivers a sucker punch to the audience and then pulls the rug out from under it. It is sensational." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 78%

Trick (1999)

Quote not available. ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
4/4 60%

Mystery Men (1999)

"This bunch achieves peaks of sublime nuttiness." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 30%

Big Momma's House (2000)

Quote not available. ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
2/4 49%

Cruel Intentions (1999)

"It is maliciously entertaining, up to a point." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 17%

Wild Wild West (1999)

"The ace in the hole in Wild Wild West is Shakespearean Kenneth Branagh as the villain, Loveless." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
2/4 4%

The Mod Squad (1999)

"Plays like a 90-minute version of the old television show. That's not necessarily bad." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
2/4 33%

Romeo Must Die (2000)

"Straight-ahead action would have been more than sufficient." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 74%

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

"Well, I'll be damned. A sex movie this summer for grown-ups." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
4/4 83%

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

"If anybody can create sympathy for the devil, the angelic Matt Damon can." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 64%

The X-Files - Fight the Future (1998)

"David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are enormously sympathetic heroes." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
3/4 70%

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

Quote not available. ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2002
69%

Chop Suey (2001)

"Anybody who expects this film to be nothing more than the equivalent of flipping through the advertisements in a slick magazine is in for a surprise." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Feb 8, 2002
53%

Storytelling (2002)

"Sometimes seems less like storytelling than something the otherwise compelling director needed to get off his chest." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Feb 8, 2002
3/4 83%

Light Keeps Me Company (2001)

"[An] affectionate portrait of Swedish cinematographer Sven Nykvist" ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jan 31, 2002
4/4 43%

PiƱero (2002)

"A daring, free-spirited and ultimately moving performance by Benjamin Bratt lies at the beating heart of Pinero." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jan 25, 2002
73%

The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

"This new movie version of the Alexandre Dumas classic is the stuff of high romance, brought off with considerable wit." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jan 25, 2002
4/4 76%

Black Hawk Down (2001)

"I can think of no other instance when a country at war has presented on its movie theater screens such an excruciating account of battle, or such a sobering one." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jan 18, 2002
2/4 62%

Dark Blue World (2001)

"The memorable stars ... are the Spitfires and Messerschmitts in its aerial battles -- a crackerjack combination of live action, special effects and recycled footage." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jan 11, 2002
1/4 22%

Impostor (2002)

"This movie is something of an impostor itself, stretching and padding its material in a blur of dead ends and distracting camera work." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Jan 4, 2002
3/4 55%

The Shipping News (2001)

"It's hardly possible to overstate what a welcome change of pace The Shipping News is for admirers of Kevin Spacey." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Dec 28, 2001
62%

Vengo (2001)

"The combination of drama and music gives the film a stop-and-go quality, like a mixture of documentary and fiction." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Dec 28, 2001
3/4 67%

Ali (2001)

"If Michael Mann's new biopic of Muhammad Ali is not right up there with the gold standard of boxing biographies, Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro's Raging Bull, it misses by only a whisker." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Dec 26, 2001
3/4 42%

The Majestic (2001)

"I think Americans are in the mood today for a sentimental movie about their values, and, frankly, it's wonderful to see people get teary-eyed over the First Amendment." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Dec 21, 2001
1/4 27%

How High (2001)

"How High doesn't look like a movie somebody made. It looks like a movie somebody hallucinated and put up on the screen." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Dec 21, 2001
3/4 80%

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

"The magic mostly works." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Nov 16, 2001
4/4 No Score Yet

Saltmen of Tibet (2001)

Quote not available. ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Nov 13, 2001
3/4 51%

Shallow Hal (2001)

"It gets away with fat jokes at the same time it seems to be on the side of the angels and inner beauty." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Nov 9, 2001
4/4 81%

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

"The Man Who Wasn't There looks noir, but don't be too sure. The Coen brothers provide the black-and-white. The actors provide the color." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Nov 2, 2001
2/4 14%

The One (2001)

"Don't worry about Jet Li. He can take care of himself. His latest American movie, however, needs triage." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Nov 2, 2001
3/4 70%

T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (1998)

"It represents the pinnacle, so far, of 3-D filmmaking, and even apart from the technology, it's a very watchable little movie." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Oct 30, 2001
2/4 47%

Life as a House (2001)

"May satisfy those who like their movies to offer life lessons and provide role models." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Oct 26, 2001
2/4 85%

Donnie Darko (2001)

"If this movie ever figured out what it wanted to be when it grows up, it would be a terrific one." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Oct 26, 2001
3/4 57%

From Hell (2001)

"Restores chill to an earlier meaning." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Oct 19, 2001
2/4 53%

Bangkok Dangerous (1999)

"Mongkolpisit as the hit man keeps it afloat." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Oct 19, 2001
3/4 97%

Down from the Mountain (2001)

"Like the old-timey music that inspired it, Down From the Mountain is sweet, serene and utterly unconcerned with polish." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Oct 12, 2001
1/4 6%

Corky Romano (2001)

"It's strictly for someone looking for a goof-off." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Oct 12, 2001
4/4 90%

Iron Monkey (2001)

"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was like fusion food, Chinese for Western tastes. Now, get ready for the real thing." ‐San Francisco Chronicle
Posted Oct 12, 2001
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