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Steve Murray

Steve Murray
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
C+ 71% Made (2001) With both movies and TV constantly mining mob life for script fodder, Made never comes up with a new twist on the material.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jun 18, 2002
B- 70% Series 7: The Contenders (2001) Quote not available.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Dec 19, 2001
B+ 65% Bread and Roses (2001) Quote not available.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Nov 30, 2001
B+ 64% O (2001) One of the most emotionally effective versions of Othello yet.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Aug 30, 2001
C- 45% Jeepers Creepers (2001) Bad title; bad horror flick.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Aug 30, 2001
B 53% Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) A raunchy blast that's as smart as it is dumb.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Aug 23, 2001
B+ 83% The Others (2001) An old-fashioned, goose-pimply movie.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Aug 9, 2001
B 47% The Princess Diaries (2001) Gooey, glossy and girly, it's also a sweet and charming Cinderella story.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Aug 2, 2001
C 12% Original Sin (2001) It's both overripe and juiceless.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Aug 2, 2001
C+ 45% Planet of the Apes (2001) The movie isn't interested in scoring any genuine cultural points; it just recycles second-hand social cliches while biding time for the big chases and generic action scenes.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jul 26, 2001
C 68% Legally Blonde (2001) The plot follows such an obvious arc, the movie feels half-hearted, a lost opportunity.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jul 12, 2001
B- 44% Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) Great animation, third-rate plot, but it still appeals to the geek within.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jul 10, 2001
C 15% Scary Movie 2 (2001) More boos-and-body-fluid yucks from the Wayans brothers.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jul 3, 2001
B 53% Cats & Dogs (2001) Maybe not purrfect, but tail-waggingly fun.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jul 3, 2001
B+ 73% A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) A film to see with friends. You'll want to talk about it afterward.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jun 28, 2001
B- 53% The Fast and the Furious (2001) Even if your life doesn't revolve around your carburetor, the movie is a kicky guilty pleasure.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jun 21, 2001
C+ 10% What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001) Veers unsteadily from believable caper to overblown cartoon.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted May 31, 2001
C+ 58% The Luzhin Defence (2001) When Luzhin's old chess teacher shows up, the movie becomes a slow-motion wreck.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted May 18, 2001
A- 91% Panic (2000) It's less the plot than the texture that makes the film such an engaging surprise.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted May 17, 2001
B 96% With a Friend like Harry... (2001) It's a dry, cool character study that's primarily an exercise in tonal control - neither very funny nor very scary, but unnerving in a slow-burn way.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted May 7, 2001
C+ 33% One Night at McCool's (2001) A case of having your cheesecake and eating it, too.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Apr 26, 2001
C- 14% Driven (2001) A loud, frantic racing commercial.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Apr 26, 2001
A- 62% The Claim (2000) A moody, mesmerizing tale of attempted redemption, bursting with unexpected images.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Apr 19, 2001
C+ 11% Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001) A mild, sometimes achingly obvious throwback to the 1986 original.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Apr 19, 2001
C- 28% Kingdom Come (2001) A mediocre sitcom writ large.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Apr 12, 2001
C+ 31% 102 Dalmatians (2000) Quote not available.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Apr 9, 2001
B- 55% Blow (2001) Won't blow you away, but it's a highly watchable morality tale.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Apr 5, 2001
B 63% The Brothers (2001) Often funny, often wise and often raunchy.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Mar 22, 2001
B- 68% American Psycho (2000) A visually chilly but often very funny satire of American greed and conspicuous consumption.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Mar 21, 2001
B+ 56% Hamlet (2000) A moody and compelling update of Shakespeare's classic.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Mar 9, 2001
C+ 46% The Caveman's Valentine (2001) A work whose visual assurance is undercut by a script that's sometimes as ludicrous as it is ambitious.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Mar 8, 2001
A- 56% The Mexican (2001) A terrific ensemble comedy-adventure about guns, messy relationships and dusty El Caminos.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Mar 1, 2001
D 14% 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) A bloody, tedious mess.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Feb 22, 2001
C- 20% Monkeybone (2001) A lot of eye-catching costumes and effects in search of a plot. And, often, basic coherency.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Feb 22, 2001
B+ 73% Before Night Falls (2001) A visually arresting, well-acted biopic that would be better in Spanish.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Feb 17, 2001
C+ 16% Sweet November (2001) A passable, soggy valentine.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Feb 15, 2001
B- 39% Hannibal (2001) Anthony Hopkins returns in silken, menacing form in the role that earned him an Oscar.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Feb 8, 2001
C- 78% The Pledge (2001) Drags us through dark places, without convincing us it's a journey worth taking.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 18, 2001
B 73% Snatch (2001) It's the actors' conviction, no matter how bloody or ridiculous the plot turns, that gives the movie much of its loony humor.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 18, 2001
A 97% Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2001) So good, it reminds you how the best films transport you to another world.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 11, 2001
A- 77% O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) Mixing dark humor with high spirits, the brothers take some wild risks that pay off surprisingly well.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 11, 2001
B 74% Finding Forrester (2000) A well-acted, if overly familiar, tale of an unlikely friendship.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Dec 22, 2000
C+ 63% Chocolat (2000) It wants to be as tasty as a homemade batch of fudge, but it plays more like a Hershey bar off the conveyor belt.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Dec 21, 2000
B 85% The Emperor's New Groove (2000) Often feels less like a Disney product than a loving salute to the snappy Warner Bros. cartoons of the 1940s, mixed with the off-the-cuff satire of Aladdin and Hercules.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Dec 14, 2000
9% The Skulls (2000) The Skulls is shot and edited with enough verve to make you forget what a load of junk it is.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 1, 2000
27% Hollow Man (2000) Hollow Man was met by hollow laughter from mocking audience members.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 1, 2000
C+ 68% Titus (1999) It's all plot twists and shock tactics, without the poetry and resonance of Shakespeare's later work.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 1, 2000
22% Coyote Ugly (2000) Coyote Ugly is profoundly stupid, earnestly inept at conveying a story and hellbent on wallowing in its shallow emotional manipulations.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 1, 2000
79% Fight Club (1999) Along with the superior technical work, the movie shows off its three leads at their best.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 1, 2000
56% Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) Too bad writer-director Lucas left out the gee-whiz enthusiasm of the original movies. He also left out memorable characters. He left out the fun.‐ Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Posted Jan 1, 2000