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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/5 60%

La Bête (The Beast) (2014)

"At times the film is also undeniably offensive, pandering to male fantasy, as is the pseudo-rape fantasies the film attributes to its female characters." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jan 16, 2002
3/5 90%

Aimée & Jaguar (2000)

"Rewarding viewing, evocatively re-creating a narrative milieu and war-time Berlin rarely seen on screen." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jul 3, 2001
4/5 75%

Code Unknown (Code inconnu: Récit incomplet de divers voyages) (2000)

"European cinema at its very best." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jul 3, 2001
5/5 96%

Psycho (1960)

"Gripping and irrevocably gruesome fare played to perfection by a top notch cast." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
5/5 98%

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

"Wonderfully performed and imbued with a genuine sense of trepidation and unease." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
4/5 96%

Band of Outsiders (Bande à part) (1964)

"Emphatically entertaining, provocatively self-assured." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jun 13, 2001
4/5 74%

Blackboards (2002)

"An intelligent, multi-layered and profoundly humanist (not to mention gently political) meditation on the values of knowledge, education, and the affects of cultural and geographical displacement." ‐BBC.com
Posted May 30, 2001
4/5 64%

La Captive (2003)

"A gently captivating, deceptively austere work." ‐BBC.com
Posted May 7, 2001
5/5 96%

Don't Look Now (1973)

"With Sutherland and Christie in fine form it all adds up to one of Roeg's finest films and an undeniably key work in British cinema." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 98%

Diva (1981)

"A witty, playful intelligent film as enjoyable as it is influential." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 91%

Diner (1982)

"Barry Levinson's directorial debut from his own Oscar-nominated script remains his most perfectly realised and charming movie and is a fitting eulogy to his home town of Baltimore." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 100%

Citizen Kane (1941)

"A potent metaphor for the betrayal of principles, the souring of the American Dream, and an intelligent mediation on the corrupting nature of power." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 96%

Touch of Evil (1958)

"one of [Welles'] richest and most rewarding pictures" ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 100%

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

"Grant, Stewart, and Hepburn deliver impeccable performances." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 100%

National Velvet (1944)

"Both Taylor and Rooney give without doubt the best performances of their pre-adult years but there's also much pleasure to be had from a stellar supporting cast." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 96%

The Long Good Friday (1982)

"A touchstone for many of the sub-standard gangster films Britain mercilessly churns out today, The Long Good Friday is classy fare and superior viewing to its modern counterparts in every way." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 61%

The Last House on the Left (1972)

"The film, to its credit, details both the initial acts of violation and the revenge that ensues as similarly de-humanising and reprehensible." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 97%

Klute (1971)

"Informed in part by the conventions of film noir...Klute manages to distil them all into something highly original and distinctly unsettling." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 94%

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

"Likely to appeal to grown-ups of all ages--while putting the fear of God into kids--it's a perfect antidote to standard festive fare and evidence of the rich and varied possibilities of stop-motion animation. In a word, wonderful." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
5/5 96%

High Noon (1952)

"A film about what it means to be a man that manages to avoid the musk of machismo, High Noon is truly a film that improves with each and every viewing." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 100%

The Sweet Hereafter (1997)

"...Egoyan looks at the essence of guilt and the complexity of human relationships in all their rich variety." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
3/5 43%

Flawless (1999)

"The involvement of several real-life drag queens contributes to both the exhuberence, authenticity, and sheer panache to mark something of a return to form for the idiosyncratic director." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 94%

Dark Days (2000)

"Mark Singer's astonishing debut is a stylishly shot black and white 16mm documentary which focuses on the homeless who inhabit the subway tunnels beneath Manhattan." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 17, 2001
4/5 96%

Yi Yi (2000)

"Intricately nuanced, lovingly crafted ... and decidedly wry in tone." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 16, 2001
3/5 65%

Bread and Roses (2001)

"An impassioned work of integrity and a human drama of observation, insight, and great import." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 16, 2001
3/5 48%

Bamboozled (2000)

"The mix of comedy and hard-hitting outrage sits uneasily, and two-dimensional characters and performances (Wayans and Rapaport spring to mind, though Pinkett delivers a rigorous integrity) are further impediments as the film increases in hysteria." ‐BBC.com
Posted Apr 16, 2001
5/5 92%

The Parallax View (1974)

"A political conspiracy thriller par excellence and a candidate perhaps for Beatty's finest screen moment." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/5 43%

The Osterman Weekend (1983)

"It rattles along well enough as a thriler of the political paranoia variety." ‐BBC.com
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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