Gay Chicago Magazine

Gay Chicago Magazine is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Jonathan Lewis
Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/4 The Emperor's New Clothes (2001) Jonathan Lewis Both a historical rumination and a fanciful romantic comedy. EDIT
Posted Jul 1, 2002
Chicken Run (2000) Jonathan Lewis One of the funniest, best written movies of the year. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Titus (1999) Jonathan Lewis Stylistic flourishes amount to little more than an anachronistic jumble, with no rhyme or reason to their application. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Battlefield Earth (2000) Jonathan Lewis This third-rate B-movie is predictable and silly in the extreme. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
The Perfect Storm (2000) Jonathan Lewis Little concern for plot or character. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Space Cowboys (2000) Jonathan Lewis Space Cowboys is a weirdly entertaining movie, mixing as it does Cold War intrigue, action flick and geezer buddy comedy. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
The Kid (2000) Jonathan Lewis You somehow never object to such shameless manipulation. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Trixie (2000) Jonathan Lewis Trixie is the kind of movie that makes you want to quit your job and become an irate stalker making some famous person very sorry for their sins. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Girlfight (2000) Jonathan Lewis [Rodriguez] can be so real at times that it is almost painful to watch her. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Beautiful (2000) Jonathan Lewis The script never finds the right tone for its life lessons, opting for maudlin sentimentality and ludicrous plot twists as phony as a beauty contestant's hair color. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Meet the Parents (2000) Jonathan Lewis The film is uproarious without ever becoming nasty or mean-spirited. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Center Stage (2000) Jonathan Lewis The cast is all very young and pretty, but they play types rather than anything approaching the semblance of a real human being. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Remember the Titans (2000) Jonathan Lewis The movie manages to be moving and entertaining, and audiences will surely love it, but this is about as slick, predictable and manipulative as a movie can get. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) Jonathan Lewis Great performances, pretty locales, and smart plot twists makes this exciting character study almost as cunning as the titled character himself. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Nurse Betty (2000) Jonathan Lewis Nurse Betty has the best ensemble cast and the most clever script so far this year. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Bamboozled (2000) Jonathan Lewis Satire requires a subtle touch, and Lee is so defiant and reactionary that he fairly bludgeons the material to death. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Supernova (2000) Jonathan Lewis The script probably got sucked into a black hole. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Dr. T & the Women (2000) Jonathan Lewis Each actress in this nearly all-female cast brings something unique to her role. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Man on the Moon (1999) Jonathan Lewis Has all the emotional depth of a TV Movie of the Week. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
The Way of the Gun (2000) Jonathan Lewis The characters are such cardboard constructions that it hardly matters when they all start falling by the wayside in a furious hail of gunfire. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Erin Brockovich (2000) Jonathan Lewis Compelling drama. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Any Given Sunday (1999) Jonathan Lewis Any Given Sunday is director Oliver Stone's epic look at the world of professional football, and there is not one cliché, archetype or silly sports movie moment that he forgets to include. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Exorcist: The Version You've Never Seen (2000) Jonathan Lewis Even today's CGI effects wizards would be envious of this over-the-top technical achievement. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Tumbleweeds (1999) Jonathan Lewis Giving two of the year's best performances, (McTeer and Brown) have astonishing authenticity and naturalness, which never seems like acting. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Topsy-Turvy (1999) Jonathan Lewis Rarely has a film gotten so deeply inside the internal workings of the business of theatre and the act of creation. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Scary Movie (2000) Jonathan Lewis This is the gross-out comedy of the year. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Mission: Impossible 2 (2000) Jonathan Lewis John Woo takes over the director's reins this time, bringing his accomplished visual flair to the proceedings. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
The Patriot (2000) Jonathan Lewis Exciting and entertaining as any good summer blockbuster should be. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
High Fidelity (2000) Jonathan Lewis A smart, adult comedy about the trials and tribulations of failed relationships. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Cotton Mary (1999) Jonathan Lewis As fascinating as the central character is, the film has all the excitement of watching the glaze harden on a scone. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Mansfield Park (1999) Jonathan Lewis One of the most assured and inspired literary film adaptations all year. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
The Replacements (2000) Jonathan Lewis It is a giggle here at the testosterone posturing, and a chuckle there at the goofy cheerleader tryouts. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Titan A.E. (2000) Jonathan Lewis The film is certainly as exciting as any live-action sci-fi flick. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000
Bait (2000) Jonathan Lewis The hackneyed script is filled with formulaic contrivances that continually strain credibility. EDIT
Posted Jan 1, 2000