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Peter Stack

Peter Stack
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4/4 90% Show Me Love (Fucking Åmål) (1999) Right away this film grabs attention with documentary-style close- ups and upends teen movie cliches.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 37% Bicentennial Man (1999) It's a bit strange, and strained.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 82% Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (1995) Anybody with a feeling for the rural Midwest will find this visually engaging documentary a bittersweet reminder of how family farming, once a pillar of American life, is slowly vanishing.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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4/4 59% Prefontaine (1997) With hypnotic blue eyes and dirty blond hair, Leto captures the rock-star style Prefontaine affected, and he looks natural in fiery performances on the track, as well as off, where Pre affected a brash, confrontational style.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 53% Gang Related (1997) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 84% Hands on a Hard Body (1998) It's engaging as a non-drama of people doing nothing, but suffering a lot.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 59% Human Traffic (2000) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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4/4 81% The Harmonists (1999) A glorious surprise.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 54% Alien Resurrection (1997) This film should be an amazing thrill ride, but it has the emotional impact of a bowling ball at rest.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 96% Rebel Without a Cause (1955) An indelible vision of a pretty 1950s America with a searing crack in it.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 No Score Yet The Climb (1999) [John] Hurt infuses the part with wicked humor, a mix of wisdom and despair. He creates a beautiful portrait of a man who can't wait to be done with life.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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4/4 96% The Wild Bunch (1969) A true cinematic touchstone, the film has influenced a generation of movie makers, from Scorsese to Tarantino to Hong Kong action king John Woo.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 88% Twelve Monkeys (12 Monkeys) (1995) A potent glimpse of doom with a jarringly familiar ring.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 60% Playing by Heart (1998) Mushy yet funny and intelligent, the beautifully executed new film Playing by Heart is an ideal romantic comedy-drama for a winter afternoon.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 67% Artemisia (1997) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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4/4 86% Smoke Signals (1998) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 0% Ed (1996) It's forgettable matinee fodder.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2.5/4 26% Barney's Great Adventure (1998) The movie has a flimsy plot, but who cares? Barney, one of the most popular television characters in history, is what viewers want to see, and there's plenty of him.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 6% Tarzan and the Lost City (1998) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 88% 3-4x juugatsu (Boiling Point) (1990) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 30% Crazy in Alabama (1999) It's troubling to watch it stray and ramble as first-time director Antonio Banderas struggles to pull disparate elements together.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 92% Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime) (1999) It's an art film, a densely plotted and visually stunning piece of animation, and not a movie for everybody.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 39% Wide Awake (1998) Children, too, will be bored to tears navigating through some of the talky spiritual gunk.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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0/4 2% Baby Geniuses (1999) The film has a freak-show quality.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 12% Dear God (1996) Awkward cuts rob the film of cohesion, and even the charming Kinnear seems to disappear at times amid the chaos -- a real test of viewers' faith.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 84% Last Night (1998) A wry treat.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 No Score Yet Hemp Revolution (1995) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 10% I Dreamed of Africa (2000) It's gorgeous, sure, but I Dream of Africa is surprisingly dull and predictable in its characterizations.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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4/4 97% Chicken Run (2000) A witty, action-packed story.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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4/4 98% Badlands (1974) Among the great American crime movies, 1973's Badlands stands alone.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 89% Der Unhold (The Ogre) (1999) With his slightly cross- eyed gaze of wonderment mixed with ferocious intensity, Malkovich makes Abel both childlike and frightening.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2.54 67% Floundering (1994) The movie gets a lot of mileage out of a seemingly simple concept.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 44% Finding North (1998) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 12% Tales from the Crypt Presents Bordello of Blood (1996) This gory vampire spoof is remarkably free of jolts, hardly registering as a fright film, with a series of weak special effects involving many globs of guts.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 93% On the Ropes (1999) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 24% Gun Shy (2000) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 7% Mr. Magoo (1997) Only a couple of good gags in its pileup of otherwise lame jokes keep the production from being an unqualified stinker.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 49% The Kid (2000) Nothing is very believable in the film.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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3/4 24% One Tough Cop (1998) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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4/4 100% Toy Story (1995) The script, by Lasseter, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton and Joe Ranft, is filled with clever gags that keep the two heroes at each other's throats and the plot on fast- forward.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 37% Desert Blue (1999) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 78% The Hidden (1987) Too predictable, and even though wickedly fun at times, it's only halfway as awesome as it might have been.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 63% Bring It On (2000) Truly lame dialogue.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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4/4 90% The Last Days (1999) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 8% Eye for an Eye (1996) The film, like a TV show that paints everything in black and white and aims for tabloid-style shock value, proceeds along predictable lines.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 17% Where's Marlowe? (1999) If it had a livelier pace and more believable acting by secondary characters ... Where's Marlowe? would be a big treat for audiences seeking a hip comedy.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 55% Xing xing wang (The Mighty Peking Man) (Colossus of Congo) (Goliathon) (1978) Quote not available.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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2/4 3% Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) Its dazzling special effects make its combatants flip and fly, spin and soar, all the while punching and kicking each other like jackhammers, only to leave viewers utterly unmoved.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 18% If Lucy Fell (1996) It's airy, fluffy and ultimately uninteresting.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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1/4 16% Beautiful (2000) A mess of a movie that suffers from awkward writing, a plot with major disconnects in plausibility, an annoyingly screechy kid character and cheesy production values.‐ San Francisco Chronicle
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