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Gay Chicago Magazine

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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
73%
2
63%

"Has all the emotional depth of a TV Movie of the Week."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
3
89%

Topsy-Turvy (1999)

"Rarely has a film gotten so deeply inside the internal workings of the business of theatre and the act of creation."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
4
83%

"Great performances, pretty locales, and smart plot twists makes this exciting character study almost as cunning as the titled character himself."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
5
51%

"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."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
6
76%

"One of the most assured and inspired literary film adaptations all year."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
7
68%

Titus (1999)

"Stylistic flourishes amount to little more than an anachronistic jumble, with no rhyme or reason to their application."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
8
82%

Tumbleweeds (1999)

"Giving two of the year's best performances, (McTeer and Brown) have astonishing authenticity and naturalness, which never seems like acting."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
9
84%

"Compelling drama."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
10
91%

High Fidelity (2000)

"A smart, adult comedy about the trials and tribulations of failed relationships."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
11
52%

Titan A.E. (2000)

"The film is certainly as exciting as any live-action sci-fi flick."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
12
3%

"This third-rate B-movie is predictable and silly in the extreme."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
13
57%

"John Woo takes over the director's reins this time, bringing his accomplished visual flair to the proceedings."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
14
47%

"Little concern for plot or character."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
15
53%

Scary Movie (2000)

"This is the gross-out comedy of the year."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
16
97%

Chicken Run (2000)

"One of the funniest, best written movies of the year."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
17
61%

The Patriot (2000)

"Exciting and entertaining as any good summer blockbuster should be."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
18
27%

Trixie (2000)

"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."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
19
49%

The Kid (2000)

"You somehow never object to such shameless manipulation."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
20
78%

Space Cowboys (2000)

"Space Cowboys is a weirdly entertaining movie, mixing as it does Cold War intrigue, action flick and geezer buddy comedy."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
21
41%

"It is a giggle here at the testosterone posturing, and a chuckle there at the goofy cheerleader tryouts."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
22
84%

Nurse Betty (2000)

"Nurse Betty has the best ensemble cast and the most clever script so far this year."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
23
48%

"The characters are such cardboard constructions that it hardly matters when they all start falling by the wayside in a furious hail of gunfire."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
24
26%

Bait (2000)

"The hackneyed script is filled with formulaic contrivances that continually strain credibility."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
25
16%

Beautiful (2000)

"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."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
26
88%

"Even today's CGI effects wizards would be envious of this over-the-top technical achievement."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
27
73%

"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."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
28
87%

Girlfight (2000)

"[Rodriguez] can be so real at times that it is almost painful to watch her."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
29
48%

Bamboozled (2000)

"Satire requires a subtle touch, and Lee is so defiant and reactionary that he fairly bludgeons the material to death."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
30
84%

"The film is uproarious without ever becoming nasty or mean-spirited."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
31
57%

"Each actress in this nearly all-female cast brings something unique to her role."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
32
36%

Cotton Mary (2000)

"As fascinating as the central character is, the film has all the excitement of watching the glaze harden on a scone."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
33
43%

Center Stage (2000)

"The cast is all very young and pretty, but they play types rather than anything approaching the semblance of a real human being."

Posted Jan 1, 2000
34
10%

Supernova (2000)

"The script probably got sucked into a black hole."

Posted Jan 1, 2000

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