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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
83%

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)

"...it could've %u2014 should've %u2014 been [Peckinpah's] third or fourth masterpiece (that depends on who's doing the counting), and the movie he'd been building towards his entire career." culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 19, 2006
93%

California Split (1974)

"...the big thing holding back American movies is that they aren't more like California Split." culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 19, 2006
97%

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

"An extravagantly plotted epic propelled by waves of free-flowing emotion and a palpable love for the American past" culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 4, 2003
77%

A Decade Under the Influence (2003)

"A breezy but incomplete valentine to the most fertile period in American film" culturevulture.net
Posted May 25, 2003
94%

Blood Simple (1984)

"The Coens' trademark aloofness works to perfection in Blood Simple because only the audience has a bird's eye view of the action." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 8, 2003
60%

Hart's War (2002)

"A solid film...but more conscientious than it is truly stirring." culturevulture.net
Posted Feb 14, 2002
58%

Birthday Girl (2002)

"A keep-'em-guessing plot and an affectionate take on its screwed-up characters." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 31, 2002
42%

Final (2001)

"A lifeless vacuum." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 18, 2002
22%

Impostor (2002)

"What 'Blade Runner' would've looked like as a low-budget series on a UHF channel." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 3, 2002
85%

Monster's Ball (2002)

"an Oprah-mistic movie in which people overcome a lifetime's worth of bad habits by 'opening up.' " culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 25, 2001
82%

Ocean's Eleven (2001)

"The man who helped spark the indie revolution is now making pictures that bow and scrape before the most depleted Hollywood conventions." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 7, 2001
94%

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

"A celestial alignment of man, medium, and material." culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 19, 2001
38%

Novocaine (2001)

"a comically mordant tone that's all its own" culturevulture.net
Posted Nov 19, 2001
95%

The Endurance (2001)

"Frank Hurley's images by themselves make 'The Endurance' worth seeing." culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 4, 2001
73%

Joy Ride (2001)

"...begins evaporating in your mind before it's even over." culturevulture.net
Posted Oct 4, 2001
78%

My Son the Fanatic (1999)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
90%

Show Me Love (1999)

"...a warm coming-of-age story that happens to be a coming-out story." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
67%

Broken Vessels (1998)

"weighted down by conventional morality and predictable storytelling" culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
47%

The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
78%

Following (1999)

"...offers more pleasure as a jigsaw puzzle than it does as a movie. " culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
62%

Arlington Road (1999)

"...could have been a superb dark fantasy, but takes its own malarkey seriously." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
74%

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

"...more rewarding to analyze than it is to see." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
17%

The Haunting (1999)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
86%

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

"...the movie isn't half as diabolical as its marketing plan. " culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
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"Michael Gambon gives the Jupiter Symphony of televised performances; sing praise for Dennis Potter's loving creation." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
60%

The Minus Man (1999)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
84%

Last Night (1998)

"...a no-frills but convincing execution of the end of the world." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
71%

Get Bruce (1999)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
94%

Three Kings (1999)

"After wooing the likes of Hawks, Peckinpah, and Pontecorvo, 'Three Kings' decides in the end to go steady with Ron Howard." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
100%

Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)

"...probes at our moral and psychological blind spots, at the limited and self-reinforcing nature of our vision." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
67%

The Third Miracle (1999)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
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Les Bonnes Femmes (The Good Girls) (1960)

"...puts a universal face on lives of noisy desperation" culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
74%

Mifune's Last Song (Mifune) (Mifunes sidste sang) (2000)

"'Rain Man' without all the bull." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
95%

Not One Less (2000)

"The best film released in America so far this year." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
47%

Orphans (1998)

"...a kitchen-sink drama that's full of old dishwater." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
82%

Beyond the Mat (1999)

"Blaustein and his film have at least put a human face on those monstrous countenances that snarl out from our television sets on Saturday afternoons." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
31%

Treasure Island (2000)

"...all of the bad things that make up what we call 'independent film.'" culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
69%

Southpaw (2000)

"...sane and modest." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
59%

Human Traffic (2000)

"...the get-on-and-get-off attitude of a two-minute pop-song." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
74%

The Big Kahuna (2000)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
76%

Gladiator (2000)

"...a two-ring circus that fails as entertainment and stinks as a sermon. " culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
73%

Bossa Nova (2000)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
41%

8 1/2 Women (1999)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
94%

Rififi (Du Rififi Chez les Hommes) (1956)

"...a movie that sticks to your ribs." culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 18, 2001
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Legong: Dance of the Virgins (1935)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
38%

Entrapment (1999)

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Posted Sep 18, 2001
52%

Rock Star (2001)

"...quirky, raucous, and mostly winning" culturevulture.net
Posted Sep 7, 2001
72%

Happy Accidents (2001)

"a charming, and occasionally eerie, demonstration of how far a little conviction can take a movie." culturevulture.net
Posted Aug 21, 2001
100%

Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) (1956)

"Akira Kurosawa captures the convulsive feeling of being alive and crams it inside a single movie. Seven Samurai is The Portable World." culturevulture.net
Posted Aug 5, 2001
45%

Planet of the Apes (2001)

"Cheesy but not much fun, and it never reaches the level of pulp poetry." culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 27, 2001
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