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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
73%

The Score (2001)

"affable but disastrously clichéd" culturevulture.net
Posted Jul 12, 2001
86%

The Closet (Le Placard) (2001)

"Veber's script has a genuine sweetness to it." culturevulture.net
Posted Jun 29, 2001
25%

Pearl Harbor (2001)

"...diminishes what happened on December 7, 1941." culturevulture.net
Posted May 23, 2001
100%

The Sorrow and the Pity (Le Chagrin et la Pitié) (1972)

"...exposes the political and moral shortsightedness that led to one of the sorriest chapters in an infinitely sorrowful war." culturevulture.net
Posted May 18, 2001
23%

Baise-Moi (2000)

"The world needs this movie the way it needs a comeback of the plague." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 30, 2001
33%

One Night at McCool's (2001)

"Throws jokes at the audience like alms for the poor; unfortunately, they're all pennies." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 26, 2001
96%

With a Friend like Harry... (2001)

"Fluid, intelligent, and often quite funny." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 18, 2001
55%

Blow (2001)

"...a sanctimonious and doughy look at a man who in the end just isn't very interesting." culturevulture.net
Posted Apr 5, 2001
100%

The Third Man (1949)

"...one of the most robust and intelligent thrillers ever made, an incredibly effective mood piece, and a model of Old School craftsmanship and polish." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 23, 2001
9/10 93%

Ride the High Country (1962)

"A film of abundant visual beauty through whose heart blows a chill valedictory breeze." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 23, 2001
92%

Memento (2000)

"It's a film that leaves you saying 'Wow' and 'So what?' at the same time." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 23, 2001
46%

The Caveman's Valentine (2001)

"Nothing in The Caveman's Valentine feels properly grounded or set up." culturevulture.net
Posted Mar 1, 2001
3/10 46%

Deterrence (2000)

"Only in Hollywood is ineptitude and crassness rewarded so richly." culturevulture.net
Posted Feb 14, 2001
70%

Dick (1999)

"The film gets off on the wrong foot and never recovers." culturevulture.net
Posted Feb 14, 2001
3/10 78%

The Pledge (2001)

"So logy and doom-laden that watching it feels like a hike through waist-deep snow." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 18, 2001
9/10 81%

Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

"An original and memorable work." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 28, 2000
3/10 32%

All the Pretty Horses (2000)

"A series of emotionally stillborn incidents." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 26, 2000
9/10 77%

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

"It makes you want to lift your voice and sing along, for the Coen Brothers have put it all together." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 20, 2000
9/10 90%

Cast Away (2000)

"A model of restrained storytelling that's studded with a series of pure emotional peaks." culturevulture.net
Posted Dec 20, 2000
65%

A Map of the World (1999)

"The result of what happens when a pedestrian director shoots a tone-deaf script." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 75%

Quills (2000)

"Marvelously alive and meticulously crafted." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
84%

Magnolia (1999)

"The biggest disappointment of the year." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 19%

The Beach (2000)

"...an epic for pipsqueaks." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 46%

Up at the Villa (2000)

"Whether it was simple nostalgia or something else that drew [the Haases] to Up at the Villa, it feels like the last shot fired in a war that was settled long, long ago." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
88%

American Beauty (1999)

"Bitterly funny and beautifully crafted." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 78%

Space Cowboys (2000)

"A kiddie movie for adults." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9%

Eye of the Beholder (2000)

"So hyper-conscious of its own movie-ness that it's hard to care very much about the characters moving listlessly through its scenery." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 67%

American Psycho (2000)

"American Psycho has all the trappings of a thoughtful film except profundity -- it's a swimming pool without a deep end." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 84%

Erin Brockovich (2000)

"Jimmy Stewart in a see-through blouse." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
10/10 97%

La Grande illusion (Grand Illusion) (1938)

"...one of cinema's great achievements." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 59%

Kikujiro (2000)

"The final product has a few more ups and downs than we're used to - it's by turns charming and boring, hip and cloying - but overall it feels like something fresh." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 57%

Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)

"A coy and hollow parody." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
79%

Fight Club (1999)

"Even at its shallowest, the movie is fascinating to watch for its heat and movement." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 96%

The Straight Story (1999)

"Whoever thought that David Lynch would make the first art-house Disney film?" culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 57%

Dr. T and the Women (2000)

"With its swaying rhythms and brazen sense of storytelling, Dr. T & the Women is a worthy addition to a great director's canon." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 76%

Winter Sleepers (1997)

Quote not available. culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 88%

Praise (2000)

Quote not available. culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
51%

Summer of Sam (1999)

"Lee sabotages his material by overloading it with splashy visual effects." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
40%

Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

"Snow Falling on Cedars falls victim to its own reverential attitude: it forgets to include some human beings in its passionate defense of them." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
45%

Committed (2000)

"Combines what seems like every indie cliché into a single motion picture." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
28%

The Bone Collector (1999)

"What is Denzel Washington doing in trash like this?" culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 46%

What Lies Beneath (2000)

"Zemeckis won a Best Director Oscar for Forrest Gump, but he hasn't bothered to form even one memorable sequence in What Lies Beneath. For long stretches there's simply nothing going on." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
25%

Simpatico (1999)

"Something warm and real comes through in Nolte's and Finney's performances." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 24%

Gone in 60 Seconds (Gone in Sixty Seconds) (2000)

"Gone in 60 Seconds goes so stale in its last 10 minutes that it makes The Rock look like some experimental flick." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 46%

The Cell (2000)

"Singh has concocted a flick for people who think that mere sensation can sustain a movie, and who don't require any more coherence than what can be gotten from flipping through a fashion magazine." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 48%

The Way of the Gun (2000)

"A threepenny opera of lurid plot turns, oceanic bloodletting, and pseudo-existential dialogue." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
3/10 95%

Best in Show (2000)

"You keep waiting for the movie to start. It never does, though." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
38%

Mystery, Alaska (1999)

"...its emotions are so counterfeit that the Treasury Department should be alerted." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
6/10 41%

The Ninth Gate (1999)

"Painful to watch The Ninth Gate's meticulous tone and rhythms go for naught in its final half-hour." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
9/10 97%

Human Resources (1999)

"A quiet masterpiece." culturevulture.net
Posted Jan 1, 2000
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