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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
2/4 42%

Beyond the Sea (2004)

"Offers little psychological insight into the man beyond his mantra -- 'I want it all. ... I want to surpass Sinatra in everything he does.'" ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Dec 30, 2004
3/4 78%

A Very Long Engagement (2004)

"The overall assemblage is shaky, but grand." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Dec 21, 2004
3/4 88%

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

"We get a movie that's easy to look at but that leaves us emotionally cold." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Dec 17, 2004
2/4 52%

Spanglish (2004)

"Easy to enjoy, if you're at all susceptible to this sort of thing, but it leaves you with nothing to think about, except for all the opportunities Brooks missed to make something worthwhile out of the material." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Dec 17, 2004
2/4 56%

Ocean's Twelve (2004)

"Ocean's Twelve feels like a lark, a dashed-off confiture that isn't so much a movie as an excuse for a bunch of old friends to hang out in Europe with somebody else paying the bill." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Dec 10, 2004
3/4 68%

Closer (2004)

"In Closer, a searing drama that dares speak the truth about modern adult relationships, it's hard to distinguish between sincere emotion and manipulation, between true caring and heartless self-interest." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Dec 3, 2004
2/4 38%

I Am David (2004)

"The film is marred by too many coincidences, but there are a couple of twists at the end that tug at the heartstrings and leave you with a warm feeling." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Dec 3, 2004
2/4 90%

Kinsey (2004)

"The biopic succumbs to a paint-by-numbers feel as it dutifully touches the highs and lows of a life that can't easily fit within two hours." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Nov 29, 2004
2/4 16%

Alexander (2004)

"Stone's failures with this film are largely honorable, but occasionally he miscalculates and strikes so badly off-key that he seems tone deaf." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Nov 23, 2004
3/4 96%

Sideways (2004)

"This isn't the sort of road comedy we're used to seeing. Its humor is more likely to provoke smiles and light chuckles than guffaws." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Nov 12, 2004
3/4 59%

Enduring Love (2004)

"Does a fine job of slowly racheting up the psychological tension." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Nov 12, 2004
3/4 55%

Undertow (2004)

"From its opening lines and first enigmatic image, everything about Undertow is both dreamlike and real, artfully elusive and matter-of-fact." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Nov 5, 2004
2/4 49%

Alfie (2004)

"Alfie is a bore." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Nov 5, 2004
3/4 76%

Being Julia (2004)

"An intelligently witty comedy that boasts the sort of performance from Annette Bening that had wags predicting an Academy Award nomination months ago." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 29, 2004
4/4 81%

Ray (2004)

"What can Ray tell us about such a familiar figure? A Lot." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 29, 2004
2/4 38%

Birth (2004)

"The movie doesn't have the courage to fully embrace the material -- neither the scandalousness of it, nor the psychological and metaphysical implications." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 29, 2004
4/4 92%

Vera Drake (2004)

"One of Leigh's better movies." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 22, 2004
4/4 92%

Tarnation (2004)

"A tortured, inspired, convulsively beautiful film memoir." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 22, 2004
2/4 7%

Surviving Christmas (2004)

"Is it just me, or does anyone else think it odd Dreamworks is releasing a Christmas movie before Halloween?" ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 22, 2004
2/4 62%

I Heart Huckabees (2004)

"So willfully, smugly eccentric that it grows tiresome rather quickly." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 15, 2004
3/4 37%

The Final Cut (2004)

"This first feature from writer-director Omar Naim is unusually accomplished." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 15, 2004
3/4 46%

Shall We Dance (2004)

"A funny, well-acted adult tale about the difficulty of holding onto happiness." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 15, 2004
4/4 81%

Friday Night Lights (2004)

"Friday Night Lights is the best [football movie] I've seen, and I'm hard-pressed to think of another film about sports -- any sport -- that surpasses it." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Oct 8, 2004
3/4 32%

When Will I Be Loved (2004)

"Weller has a bright future; he's compelling and funny as Ford. Campbell, with her little-girl voice and easy, guileless smile, is the perfect choice for the role of a woman everyone underestimates." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Sep 24, 2004
1/4 31%

The Forgotten (2004)

"It's amazing the acting talent assembled for this mess." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Sep 24, 2004
2/4 48%

Silver City (2004)

"Silver City has a detective plot, important themes, clever lines and a passel of intriguing characters, but they're not put together in a way that holds your interest." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Sep 17, 2004
4/4 90%

The Corporation (2004)

"The rare movie that sets out to alter the audience's consciousness -- and succeeds." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Sep 17, 2004
3/4 55%

Cellular (2004)

"Logic has nothing to do with Cellular, but it's so quick-moving and fun we don't care." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Sep 10, 2004
3/4 90%

Mean Creek (2004)

"Estes dives into this material as if it's never been done before, and his characters and situations are so realistic and the film's tone is so assured that he succeeds at making it feel fresh." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Sep 3, 2004
2/4 25%

Wicker Park (2004)

"The plot contains a few nice surprises, but the movie works most spectacularly as a compendium of idiotic movie behavior." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Sep 3, 2004
4/4 95%

Hero (2004)

"So self-consciously beautiful that it's distracting, but it elevates the material nevertheless." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Aug 27, 2004
2/4 65%

We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)

"Dramatically slack, the story isn't driven by plot so much as by the slow revelation of character." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Aug 26, 2004
3/4 90%

James' Journey to Jerusalem (2004)

"A pointed and funny allegory about a clash of values." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Aug 20, 2004
2/4 63%

Bush's Brain (2004)

"It's a competent examination of an important subject, but in a year that has been filled with stunning political documentaries with high production values, it suffers from an overreliance on talking heads." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Aug 20, 2004
3/4 86%

Garden State (2004)

"The best parts of this droll, quietly witty drama have the ring of truth." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Aug 13, 2004
B 86%

Collateral (2004)

"Mann brings some of the style and assurance he brought to Heat and Thief." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Aug 6, 2004
B+ 43%

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2004)

"Matching the movie's restrained style, Owen is extraordinarily still, and all the more riveting because of it." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 30, 2004
A- 81%

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

"An even more powerful comment on its time than the movie on which it's based." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 30, 2004
A 43%

The Village (2004)

"Shyamalan's best film since The Sixth Sense." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 30, 2004
A 81%

The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

"More action-filled and tense than The Bourne Identity." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 23, 2004
C- 9%

Catwoman (2004)

"You'd never know Berry is an Oscar-winning actress -- her performance as Patience is downright amateurish." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 22, 2004
B- 48%

De-Lovely (2004)

"Entertaining. With more than 30 Cole Porter songs and an accomplished cast, how can it not be?" ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 16, 2004
C+ 58%

I, Robot (2004)

"Plays like a compendium of summer blockbusters." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 16, 2004
B 43%

The Clearing (2004)

"An intriguing but dramatically stunted psychological thriller about a kidnapping." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 9, 2004
B+ 31%

King Arthur (2004)

"One of the reasons this film works is that we don't feel as if we're watching these people through the scrim of history and legend -- they feel immediate, even contemporary." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 6, 2004
C- 50%

America's Heart and Soul (2004)

"Though none of these vignettes are long and some last only seconds, the movie felt endless." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jul 2, 2004
B+ 83%

Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

"One every American should see." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jun 25, 2004
B 61%

The Terminal (2004)

"Unavoidably funny and touching enough that we can ignore its weaknesses." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jun 18, 2004
B 91%

Baadasssss! (2003)

"Mario lacks the finesse as a filmmaker to deliver the nuanced portrait his father deserves, but he largely succeeds: We see Melvin as a flawed man, but one who worked for something larger than himself." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jun 11, 2004
C 29%

The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)

"Sprawling and ponderous." ‐Houston Chronicle
Posted Jun 11, 2004
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